Library Archive Canada Audiovisual Migration Strategy…10.31.12

31 10 2012




Structuring Content, Restructuring Organizations…10.31.12

31 10 2012




Open College Textbooks…10.30.12

30 10 2012





Nexus 10 vs. iPad 4, Surface and Kindle Fire HD…10.30.12

30 10 2012

From Mashable:

The Battle of the Tablets

Microsoft Surface RT Apple iPad 4 Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Nexus 10
Screen Size 10.6 inches 9.7 inches 8.9 inches 10 inches
Resolution 1,366 x 768 2,048 x 1,536 1,920 x 1,200 2,560 x 1,600
Pixel Density 148 ppi 264 ppi 254 ppi 300 ppi
Weight 1.5 pounds 1.44 or 1.46 pounds 1.25 pounds 1.33 pounds
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.7 x 10.8 x 0.37 inches 7.3 x 9.5 x 0.37 inches 6.4 x 9.4 x 0.35 inches 263.9 x 177.6 x 8.9 mm
CPU Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Dual-core 1.3GHz A6X Dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP4470 Dual-core A15
Storage 32GB or 64GB 16GB, 32GB or 64GB 16GB or 32GB 16GB or 32GB
Connectors USB 2.0, microHDMI Apple 9-pin dock Lightning connector microUSB, microHDMI microUSB, microHDMI
Operating System Windows RT iOS 6 Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Battery Life 8 hours of mixed activity 10 hours of video playback 9 hours 9 hours
Camera Two 720p HD cameras, front- and rear-facing 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera HD front camera 5 MP, main; 1.9 MP front
Networking Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Bluetooth 4.0 Dual-band Wi-Fi or dual-band Wi-Fi and 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Bluetooth Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
Price $499 for 32GB, $599 for 32GB and Touch Cover, $699 for 64GB and Touch Cover $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB (Wi-Fi); $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB, $829 for 64GB (Wi-Fi + LTE) $299 for 16GB, $369 for 32GB (Wi-Fi); $499 for 32GB, $599 for 64GB (Wi-Fi + cellular) $399 for 16GB, $499 for 32GB




Academic Makerspaces: Connections & Conversations…10.29.12

29 10 2012




The Health Hazards of Tablet Use…10.29.12

29 10 2012





How to Step Out of the Library Bubble Using Social Media…10.29.12

29 10 2012







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