Why We Gave Our Students Droid Smartphones to Capture News

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  1. speedracer68

    speedracer68 Well-Known Member
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  2. Kelmar

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    Good find!

    So far it's a good read as well.
     
  3. speedracer68

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    Thanks.

    Just goes to show how the media and the communication of news is radically changing with these new technologies.
     
  4. lordofthereef

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    That is pretty cool. I wish my tuition covered a smrtphone!
     
  5. AndroidSPCS

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    Sounds great. Only concern would be privacy, over how much the school can track your comings and goings with the built-in GPS and other apps.

    There was an uproar recently over a school that gave students Macbooks, and then activated the webcam on the Macbook remotely without the students' knowledge, in their homes. The school just settled a lawsuit on that.

    Don't want to look at a gift horse in the mouth, but there are privacy concerns to be addressed.

    I prefer my own private Android phone line for that reason. Only I can see my calls, data usage, and location information.
     

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