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Paperless meetings with Android tablets

The reason for writing this page is that the FGV will try paperless meetings starting September 1, 2015. We discuss therefore below especially the topics that are of interest for thar target: the choice of an Android tablet, the wireless network Eduroam, Science VPN, connecting to a network and apps for annotating PDF files and for synchronizing the annotated files to a backed-up disk.

Choosing an Android tablet

As of May 2015 a good choice seems to be: HTC Nexus9 white 16GB, with /shared/desktop/accessories/nexus-9/nexus-9-magic-case-mint.jpg magic case or possibly a keyboard folio. If you already have an Android tablet, you can of course use that. If you want a mini tablet, the 7" Nexus 7 (2013) with a Poetic case might be a good choice. The advantage of the Nexus types: Always the latest version Android software, rapid updates and no manufacturer's own software.

Network

Wi-Fi Eduroam

The Eduroam wireless network is available in all campus buildings. It is also available in other universities, see Eduroam.nl.

Browse to http://www.ru.nl/wireless for all info and configuration manuals.

  • When asked for username and password, this can be one of the following combinations:


Username Password
choice 1 RU-password (as is used for Radboudnet)
choice 2 sciencelogin@science.ru.nl Science-password (as is used on the Do-It-Yourself site


You can check the IP address by visiting www.whatsmyip.org it will show:

  • IP address: an address in the range 145.116.128.0 - 145.116.191.255

VPN

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.

Science VPN

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.

RU VPN

The RU VPN currently does not have info about using it with an Android client.

Access to a network share

See the page on network disks for the apps needed and the naming of network disks.


Synchronizing from and to a network drive

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.

Annotation of PDF files

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.

Mail

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.

Science mail

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.


Exchange (ISC)

Sorry, only the Dutch version of this text is available.