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  1. Smartphones atRice University Marc Scarborough Information Technology

  2. Quick Introduction • What is a ‘Smartphone’? • What devices are out there? • What works with Rice services? • So, what phone should I buy / recommend? • What about software? • Who can I call for help?

  3. What is a ‘Smartphone’? • First - what is a PDA? • Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) • Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes • Then came Web and Email • Palms, PocketPCs • Smartphones are cell phones with PDA functionality • Now with the ability to synchronize this information over-the-air (OTA) via cell towers or Wi-Fi (like Rice wireless) • Information is either sent to the phone (push) or the phone connects to the server (pull) • Blackberries, Treos

  4. What devices are out there? • Windows Mobile • Smartphone (no touchscreen) • PocketPC (touchscreen) • Palm • Treo 650, 680, 700, 750 • Symbian • e61

  5. What works with Rice services? • Calendar, Tasks and Contacts • Oracle Calendar can manage these • SyncML for mobile sync • Email • Cyrus (new mail server) and RUF (old mail server) • IMAPs and SMTPs (standards based) • Web • Any smartphone with a web client and a data plan • HTTP and HTTPs • Office Applications • Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF

  6. What phone should I buy? • T-Mobile Dash • Windows Mobile 5 & 6 Smartphone • GSM/EDGE (2G) • 802.11g & Bluetooth • 1.3 Mega Camera • MicroSD Memory Slot • 4.4” x 2.5” x 0.5” • Sprint Q • Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone • CDMA/1xEV-DO (3G) • Bluetooth & InfraRed • 1.3 Mega Camera • MiniSD Memory Slot • 4.6"x 2.5" x 0.45” • Verizon Q (Black) • Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone • CDMA/1xEV-DO (3G) • Bluetooth & InfraRed • 1.3 Mega Camera • MiniSD Memory Slot • 4.6"x 2.5" x 0.45” • Cingular/AT&T Blackjack • Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone • GSM/HSDPA (3G) • Bluetooth • 1.3 Mega Camera • MicroSD Memory Slot • 4.4” x 2.3” x 0.5”

  7. What about software? • Synchronizing Calendar, Contacts and Tasks • Purchase Synthesis SyncML to synchronize with Oracle Calendar • $60.00 • Checking Email • All devices come with an IMAP email client that can access Rice Email servers. • Viewing and Editing Office Documents • All devices come with an office document viewer • Purchase ‘Documents to Go’ to edit them • $30.00 • Surfing the Web • All devices come with Pocket Internet Explorer

  8. Who can I ask for help? • Links for the software • Synthesis SyncML • http://www.synthesis.ch/dl_client.php?bp=CPDA&pv=SMPWM&vtag=1 • Documents to Go • http://www.dataviz.com/products/documentstogo/winmobile/index.html • Links online • Rice • http://www.rice.edu/it/pda/index.html • Help Desk and Divisional Consultants • Many have smartphones and have been thoroughly testing them

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