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1. Digital Convergence

1.1. Single unifying device

1.1.1. Media, Internet, entertainment, and telephony needs

1.2. Smartphones

1.3. Electronics systems in cars

1.4. Digital Living Network Alliance

2. Telephony: Smartphones and Beyond

2.1. Telephony

2.1.1. equipment to provide voice communications

2.2. Smart phone basics

2.2.1. Functions and features

2.2.2. Cellular phones

2.2.3. Feature phones

2.3. Smart phone components

2.3.1. Components

2.3.1.1. LED display

2.3.1.2. CPU

2.3.1.3. Memory

2.3.1.4. Camera module

2.3.1.5. Touch-screen controller

2.3.1.6. Audio Interface

2.3.1.7. Battery

2.3.2. Operating Systems

2.3.2.1. Android OS

2.3.2.2. iOS

2.3.2.3. Windows 8 mobile OS

2.3.3. Information and programs storage

2.3.3.1. OS

2.3.3.1.1. ROM

2.3.3.2. Data

2.3.3.2.1. Internal memory chip

2.3.3.3. Additional memory

2.3.3.3.1. Micro SD

2.3.4. Primary input devices

2.3.4.1. Microphone

2.3.4.2. Touch pad

2.3.4.3. BlackBerry Porsche

2.3.4.4. Apple iPhone

2.3.5. Output devices

2.3.5.1. Speaker

2.3.5.2. LCD

2.3.5.3. OLED

2.3.6. Sofware

2.3.6.1. Smartphone OS standard software

2.3.6.1.1. To-do list

2.3.6.1.2. Contact manager

2.3.6.1.3. Calendar

2.4. How cellular phone technology works?

2.4.1. Cell phone technology

2.4.1.1. Cellular network

2.4.1.1.1. A set of connected cells.

2.4.1.2. Base transceiver station

2.4.1.2.1. Picks up the request for service.

2.4.1.3. Mobile switching center

2.4.1.3.1. passes the request to a central location.

2.4.2. Digital Processing

2.4.2.1. Sound enters microphone -> Analog-to-digital converter chip converts voice into digital signals -> Digital signal processor compresses the signal -> Digital data is transmitted as a radio wave -> Digital signal processor decompresses incoming message -> Amplifier boosts signal

2.5. Synchronizing

2.5.1. Syncing

2.5.1.1. Information transfer

2.5.1.1.1. Wired

2.5.1.1.2. Wireless

2.5.1.2. Wired solutions

2.5.1.2.1. USB ports

2.5.1.2.2. Flash drive

2.5.1.3. Other providers of wireless synchronization

2.5.1.3.1. Google Sync

2.5.1.3.2. Amazon Kindle

2.5.1.4. Convenient and quick

2.5.1.5. Cloud service

2.5.1.5.1. A cloud service lets you keep the information on your phone instantly in sync with your other computing devices.

2.6. Text Messaging

2.6.1. SMS

2.6.1.1. Short text messages

2.6.1.2. Up to 160 characters

2.6.1.3. Uses cell phone network

2.6.2. MMS

2.6.2.1. text

2.6.2.2. Sound

2.6.2.3. Images

2.6.2.4. Videos

2.7. Mobile Internet

2.7.1. Two ways smartphones connect to Internet

2.7.2. WiFi is faster

2.7.3. Cellular network more available

2.7.4. Wireless Internet service provider

2.7.5. Internet usage

2.7.5.1. How much data you download and upload

2.7.6. Internet connectivity plan

2.7.6.1. Data plan

2.7.7. Two cellular data-transfer standards

2.7.7.1. 3G: mobile

2.7.7.2. 4G: mobile

2.7.8. Mobile hot spot

2.7.8.1. distribute the signal over an area of 30 feet.

2.7.9. MiFi devices

2.7.9.1. connect to the Internet through the wireless phone

2.7.10. Tethering

2.7.10.1. Make sure WiFi is available everywhere as long there is 3G/4G.

2.8. Smartphone Security

2.8.1. Viruses

2.8.2. Antivirus software for mobile devices

2.8.2.1. Kaspersky

2.8.2.2. McAfee

2.8.2.3. F-Secure

2.8.3. Virtual phone number

2.9. VoIP

2.9.1. Types of service

2.9.1.1. Digital Phone Service

2.9.1.2. Technology similar to e-mail

2.9.2. Ways of commication

2.9.2.1. Skype

2.9.2.2. Vonage

2.9.3. How to communicate?

2.9.3.1. Need internet connection

2.9.3.2. Android/ iOS phone

2.9.3.3. Free/ low-cost long-distance calling

2.9.3.4. Portability

2.9.4. Drawbacks

2.9.4.1. Sound quality and reliability

2.9.4.2. Loss of service at home if power is out

2.9.4.3. Security risks

2.9.5. New Features

2.9.5.1. Telephone messages bundled as e-mails

2.9.5.2. Caller ID information displayed on TV

2.9.5.3. Students can call professor instead of using personal numbers

2.10. Smartphone GPS

2.10.1. Enhanced 911 program

2.10.1.1. Automatically gives precise location

2.10.2. Built and operated by the U.S. Department of Defense

2.11. Text Messaging

2.11.1. SMS (Short Message Service)

2.11.1.1. Short text messages Up to 160 characters

2.11.2. MMS (Multimedia Message)

2.12. Mobile Internet

2.12.1. Connection

2.12.1.1. Two ways smartphones connect to Internet - WiFi - Cellular network

2.12.2. Internet Usage

2.12.2.1. How much data you download and upload

2.12.3. Data-transfer standards

2.12.3.1. -3G,4G

2.12.4. Types of Internet sharing

2.12.4.1. Mobile hot spot MiFi devices Tethering

2.13. Smartphone Security

2.13.1. Antivirus software for mobile devices -Kaspersky -McAfee -F-Secure

2.13.2. Virtual phone number

2.14. VoIP (Digital Phone Service)

2.14.1. - Calls can be placed anywhere you - have Internet access - Android or iOS - Free or low-cost

2.15. Smartphone GPS

2.15.1. Enhanced 911 Program

3. Tablets, Netbooks, and Ultrabooks

3.1. Characteristics

3.1.1. Light

3.1.2. Portable

3.1.3. Screen Size

3.1.3.1. 7 inches

3.1.3.2. 10 inches

3.2. Sales

3.2.1. Apple iPad

3.2.2. Samsung Galaxy

3.3. Types/Brands

3.3.1. iPad

3.3.2. Xoom

3.3.3. Galaxy

3.4. Smartphone and tablet similarities

3.4.1. Operating systems

3.4.2. Processors

3.4.3. Touch-screen interfaces

3.4.4. Long battery life

3.4.5. Similar software applications

3.4.6. Similar Internet connectivity

3.4.7. Bluetooth

3.5. Advantages and Disadvantages on ways of comunication

3.5.1. Cannot make cell phone calls

3.5.2. Can place audio or video phone calls

3.5.3. HeyWire

3.5.3.1. supports free national and international texting from a range of devices

3.6. Compact Computers

3.6.1. Netbooks

3.6.1.1. Traditional OS

3.6.1.2. Keyboard

3.6.1.3. Weigh 2 pounds or less

3.6.1.4. Inexpensive compared with tablets and ultrabooks

3.6.2. Ultrabooks

3.6.2.1. Full-featured computers

3.6.2.2. Very thin, lightweight computing solution

3.6.2.3. Don’t have optical drives

3.6.2.4. Offer SSD drives

3.6.2.5. Weigh under 3 pounds

3.6.2.6. Full-size keyboards

3.6.2.7. 13- to 15-inch screens

3.7. Make a choice

3.7.1. Screen size and style of keyboard

3.7.2. Weight

3.7.3. Number of devices

4. Digital Defined

4.1. Any kind of information can be digitalized

4.2. Long strings of numbers

5. Digital Media

5.1. Digital Publishing

5.1.1. E-text

5.1.1.1. Advantages of e-readers - Integrated dictionaries - Note taking and highlighting - URL links or links to glossary - Bookmarks

5.1.1.2. Amazon Kindle and NOOK

5.1.1.2.1. Self publishing like Amazon Kindle store

5.1.1.3. Digital formats Amazon format: .azw Open format: ePub

5.2. Digital Music

5.2.1. Original wave (Original sound) can be recreated with high sampling rates

5.2.2. Format MP3, AAC, WMA

5.2.3. Can Rip songs from CD's

5.2.4. Online music

5.2.4.1. Subscription plans - Spotify - Google Play

5.2.5. Songs Stored on cloud services

5.2.6. Listening options - Ports or docks - Streaming services - Auxiliary inputs - Speaker docks

5.2.7. New songs can be released immediately

5.3. Digital Photography

5.3.1. Captured through digital cameras

5.3.1.1. Two types of cameras Point-and-shoot vs. digital SLR

5.3.1.1.1. Determine Image Quality - Quality of lenses - Image sensor size - File format and compression - Color management software - Resolution

5.3.1.2. Formats - Raw uncompressed data (RAW) - Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)

5.3.1.3. Transferring files - USB port - Flash card - Wireless network connections

5.3.2. Smartphone Cameras

5.3.2.1. Improving in resolution Smaller image sensors and inferior lenses Many features not available yet

5.3.3. Scanners

5.3.3.1. Turns sketches and photos into digital files

5.3.4. Sharing

5.3.4.1. Social Media

5.3.5. Printing

5.3.5.1. Photo Printer

5.4. Digital Video

5.4.1. Making a video

5.4.1.1. Digital video-editing software - Adobe Premier (Windows) - Final Cut Pro (Mac)

5.4.1.1.1. Codec - Different Compression depending on intention for video

5.4.2. Special authoring software

5.4.2.1. Pinnacle Studio HD Adobe Encore

5.4.3. Webcasting

5.4.3.1. Broadcasting video live Interactive chat

5.4.4. HD video capable

6. Ethical Issues of Living in the Digital Age

6.1. Should not copy text or ideas from elsewhere claiming its yours

6.2. Should deceive another person

6.3. Online reputation is very important

6.3.1. One should protect it

7. Protection of Digital Property

7.1. Intellectual property (IP) is a product of a persons mind

7.1.1. Categories of intellectual property - Copyright - Patents - Trademarks - Service marks - Trade dress