Each device will be registered with Google Play using one Google account. It is hoped that when the device is joined to the Google account that any free Apps downloaded will automatically synchronize onto each device.
The DET has decided for the time not to open up a port to allow access to Google Play. The reason given was that it was deemed to much of a security risk to their network to allow this.
This decision makes it very difficult for our school to proceed with the project so other ways will be needed to be found to access the apps we will need for our devices.
It was decided to try the Telstra 4G hotspot because of the cost factor.
The protective covers purchased for the Galaxy Tabs have arrived and seem very robust for the small amount of cost, about $7 including delivery . They are a hard shell which the Tab can click into and a protective leather like cover folds over the front.
Four different colours were purchased so each basket in the trolley has a different colour cover.
The only glitch was the absence of a hole for the charging port. A small hole will need to be cut into each cover.
Samsung Galaxy Tabs have finally been delivered after a wait of almost four months.
Now the job of configuring 100 and joining them to the network begins.
The process includes the following steps.
The process probablly will take about 15 min for each device as