Best Internet Connectivity Types for a Tablet

Category: Entertainment

Presentation Description

No description available.


Presentation Transcript

slide 1:


slide 2:

Be it for entertainment or for work tablets are the best devices one can be using these days.  Sized between a smartphone and a laptop a tablet brings you better balance of screen space and computing power.  However to ensure juicing the best experience out of your tablet you need access to a fast and uninterrupted internet connection. No matter where you go some form of this is essential so that you can check your email stream audio and video download files etc.  Every tablet on the market has network connectivity built into it.

slide 3:

WI-FI The most commonly found type of internet these days Wi-Fi is something pretty much any mobile device has the tools to access and that includes most tablets as well.  The technology connects to local area networking which means there would need to be a working internet connection besides this.  The network broadband connection gets shared over a wireless network or a public hotspot.  The latter can be seen in lots of places like airports coffee shops and libraries.  At any of these places it is fairly easy to get online when you feel the need.

slide 4:

3G/4G WIRELESS Every tablet that has 3G/4G connectivity costs more than one that does not because the hardware that allows for it includes additional transceivers.  That raises the overall bill by about one hundred dollars.  After getting a tablet that has this your next step should be to locate a wireless service plan that delivers your internet needs.  The cost of the hardware can be brought down through rebate offers at the beginning of the subscription or by signing an extended contract with the company.

slide 5:

BLUETOOTH AND TETHERING Bluetooth technology involves connecting mobile devices to wireless peripherals using what is called a Personal Area Network PAN.  The peripherals mentioned can include even your headsets and keyboards and the technology allows transmitting data among them. Tethering links a mobile device with a mobile phone with the latter acting as a tether to the broadband connection.  Any device which can emit Bluetooth signals is a potential tether as long as it can also access 3G/4G signals.

slide 6:

MOBILE HOTSPOTS/WIRELESS BASE STATIONS/MIFI This relatively new technology lets users connect to wireless routers that are small enough to carry in their pocket.  The device can catch 3G or 4G signals and connect compatible devices such as your tablet to the internet in this way.  Novatel made the first of such devices and called it the MiFi. A portable hotspot may not be as convenient as having a modem built into the tablet however you get the use the connection with more devices and the hardware costs less.  A MiFi device would be locked into a single carrier though and may require you to sign a contract around a specific tablet device.

slide 7:

NEAR FIELD COMPUTING Known in short as NFC near filed computing comprises a comparatively short-range networking system.  This technology is most famously used by mobile payment systems like Apple Pay and Google Wallet.  It could be used for more such as syncing your devices with each other.  Many new tablets come with NFC technology built in.

slide 8: