Thanks to mobile technology and online education programs, whatever location you find yourself in can be transformed into a classroom. By providing textbooks and other learning resources electronically, in formats that are accessible on mobile devices, Cornerstone University is making mobile learning a real possibility for students. Refer to the resources on this webpage to discover how you can get started using mobile technologies for learning.
Some popular options of tablet devices that are currently available on the market include:
Apple's revolutionary device is transforming mobile computing with what was the world’s first tablet device. Measuring 9.7 inches (diagonal), the iPad has a widescreen mult-touch Retina display with front and rear facing cameras. Available with different storage sizes and with either 3G or wifi connectivity.
- Support: Visit your local Apple Store, or the Apple website at http://www.apple.com/support/ipad/.
- Retailer: Buy online from Amazon.com
Google's popular and affordable Nexus device with HD display and lightweight portable design comes with varying storage sizes (16Gb and 32Gb) and with wifi or 3G connectivity.
- Retailer: Buy online direct from Google.
Although not as large, Amazon's Kindle devices may be an option for you. Multiple Kindle devices are available from the small, lightweight easy to read (reads like paper E-Ink display) Kindle to Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX series of multi-function tablets. The Kindle Fire is based on the Android OS with apps available directly through Amazon's Appstore for Android. Amazon’s Kindle devices are very affordable and priced from $79 and up.
- Support: Visit Amazon’s Kindle Support website.
Cornerstone University does not provide service or support for student-owned computers and mobile devices. Please contact the manufacturer if you have problems or questions on how to use your device.
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