Related pages

Android: tablet platform overview

2011 Tablet Comparison Guide

Prediction: top selling tablets of 2011


Alex Fergusson Architects

Android workshop - outline

We are now running workshops intended to give you the basics of using the Android operating system and an insight into what it could mean for your or your business.

You can register your interest here.

1) Android vs the restAndroid

  • Why Android?
  • Market share
  • Walled garden
  • Second to the party - why such a slow start?
  • Alternatives
    • QNX, webOS, Windows 7/8

2) What's on offer?

  • Android versions
  • Manufacturers and models

3) 3G or not 3G?

  • Contract vs Pay-As-You-Go

4) Basic usage

  • Navigation/notifications
  • Settings
    • Wallpapers, passwords, PIN, pattern, time, Swype
  • Connectivity
    • Phone, WiFi
  • Getting the best out of the basic apps
  • Android Market

5) Extras for the business user

  • Headset, password, Finder app, battery backup
  • Virtualisation - how can it help your business?