Looking for quicker access and a more secure connection? Use the wireless network without having to login each time by setting up "ubcsecure". "ubcsecure" uses WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) Enterprise and 802.1x for an encrypted and secure wireless connection. If your computer or mobile device supports WPA Enterprise (most do) please click on the Autoconnect banner or follow the document instructions to set it up: http://www.it.ubc.ca/service_catalogue/internet_telephone/wireless/wpa.html
The sources below provide some guidance for healthcare professionals when they are deciding which mobile device is best for their needs.
Android is an operating system distributed by Google. Android is available via several mobile manufacturers including LG, Samsung among others. Most major cell phone carriers sell phones that use the Android operating system including Fido, Koodo, Rogers, Telus, Virgin Mobile.
Check out Android phone reviews from:
To download apps for Android devices, visit the Google Play store.
Reviews of medical and health related apps for Android.
Google mobile apps for Android
There are 3 mobile devices from Apple, Inc. that can access the wireless network at UBC:
-For more information on technical specifications, guided tours and product features, visit the Apple store.
-To download apps for Apple devices, first download iTunes, and then search the App Store.
-Reviews of medical and health related apps for Apple devices.
BlackBerry smartphones are designed with a QWERTY style keyboard and trackball on many models. Blackberry smartphones provide users with access email, phone, maps, an organizer, applications, games, the Internet and more. Most major cell phone carriers have Blackberry smartphones in their collection.
Blackberry phone reviews from:
Blackberry is always expanding and has recently come out with the Blackberry Playbook with direct Apps to help those in the Medical Field.
To download apps for Blackberry devices, visit Blackberry App World or their Medical related Apps.