Description: Two CNN assignment editors discuss how important the activist network is for us to cover the story in Syria. Source: cnn .com Date: March 15, 2012 Questions for discussion: Has social media been a positive force in what is going on in Syria? Why? Or Why Not? Is there anyway in which the government… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Blackberry
Description: Martin Timusk uses his iPad for everything. From sending e-mails to reading the news, communicating with work and doing work, to following digital threads and playing on Google Earth, his iPad is something of an appendage. Source: globe and mail .com Date: Feb 2, 2012 Though the format hit the market only in 2010,… Read more »
Description: Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, who made the BlackBerry a leading business tool but then presided over its precipitous decline, said they would step down on Monday as co-chairmen and co-chief executives of Research in Motion. Source: nytimes .com Date: Jan 22, 2012 Stiff competition from the Apple iPhone and phones using Google’s Android… Read more »
Description: LIKE movie theaters and libraries, many fitness clubs have insisted for years that their workout areas should be cellphone-free. Source: www.nytimes.com Date: December 7, 2011 Their logic is as simple and straightforward as a push-up: they want to prevent people from yakking on their phones and annoying the fitness buffs who want to crank… Read more »
Description: A new Intel survey on mobile etiquette in the workplace finds user should execute more restraint. Source: cnn.com Date: Dec 2, 2011 Questions for discussion: Do mobile manners at work make a difference for the employee? 2. Who should set what are the right “mobile manners”?
Description: Dr. Mitchell led the development of ResolutionMD Mobile, the world’s first smartphone radiology product to win regulatory approval for primary diagnostic use. Source: globeandmail.com Date: Nov 16, 2011 For two years, the Mayo Clinic has been using the original desktop version of ResolutionMD to help stroke victims in rural Arizona. As such web-enabled technology… Read more »
Description: With the recent BlackBerry outage, psychologist Linda Papadopoulos discusses how society is intertwined with technology. Source: CNN.com Date: Oct 5, 2011 Questions for discussion: Why can’t we live without our gadgets? 2. List 5 positive impacts of technology on our lives and list five negative impacts technology has had on our lives.
Global glitch bruises RIM Description: A major technical glitch affected BlackBerry service across much of the globe Wednesday, delaying e-mails and messages for an estimated 30 to 40 million users – about half of RIM’s customer base of 70 million. Source: CNN.com & Globe and Mail.com Date: Oct 13, 2011 The problems, which began earlier… Read more »