What is the difference between a tablet and a smartphone? The differences between Android, iOS, and Windows 8 mobile devices are discussed on a surface level. The various apps available and their applicability in higher education are discussed. The ways academic libraries might approach social networking are investigated.
The two categories of touchscreen devices that are addressed in this chapter are smartphones and tablets. The reason behind grouping them simply as touchscreen devices is twofold. First, both smartphones and tablets run ...