Technology in the 21st Century – Web 2.0 Toolkit
Photoshop Express Editor | Photoshop.com
From party pics to vacation shots to family candids, you have lots of good digital photos. Why not use Photoshop Express Editor to make them look amazing? Quickly crop, straighten, adjust color, and fix other small flaws. Then add visual style with eye-catching filters, effects, and borders.
Top 10 Uses for Twitter (That Aren’t Self-Indulgent)
Since Twitter’s inception, it’s been looked down upon as a place for self-centered technophiles to share the mundane details of their lives. We at Lifehacker know better than that, though—here are our favorite ways to turn Twitter into a useful tool, without becoming one yourself.
MagicReader Adds Some Touch-Free Magic To Your Reading Habits — AppAdvice
When I first read the description of MagicReader, I thought it was just too good to be true. A reading app for iPad that flips pages with just a turn of your head? No way. But then I remembered that the iPad has a front camera, and the app must be using it to detect faces and the necessary head movements. I was right.
One-Third of U.S. High School Students Now Own an iPhone – Mac Rumors
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster today issued a report on his firm’s latest semi-annual survey of U.S. teenagers, the 23rd such survey in the firm’s history. The results of the extensive survey of 5,600 U.S. high school students show that 34% of surveyed students now own an iPhone, an all-time high in the survey and double the percentage seen just a year ago. Furthermore, 40% of surveyed students indicated that they intend to purchase an iPhone within the next six months.
Sync iCloud to Dropbox | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Mac and iOS users are going to be increasingly pushed to choose between storing their documents in iCloud or Dropbox. I expect that Apple will continue to push more and more features to iCloud that will make people want to use it, and I expect that Apple will continue to make iCloud easier and easier for iOS and Mac developers to use, so developers will want to support it.
An introductory guide to iPads for Teachers | The Whiteboard Blog
I’m delivering some iPad training to a school tomorrow, so thought it might be useful to collate some of the links I’ve been putting together for the session.
The session is concentrating mainly on teachers using the iPads for their own professional use, rather than being used as a classroom resource, but a lot of the apps below will be suitable for use by students too. I’ll do another post sometime of great apps for different subject areas.
5 Things to Do Instead of College
The path to financial freedom is financial — not traditional — education.
Schools across the country bring iPads to the classroom | McClatchy
On a warm spring morning, a pair of first-grade boys enter the computer lab at Jamestown Elementary, a traditional-looking red-brick neighborhood school that’s educated generations of students.
Google Street View Takes a Virtual Tour of the White House
Fresh from a jaunt along the Rio Negro, Google is digitizing the interior of the First Family’s mansion. Now you can leisurely wander around the White House without being detained by the Secret Service.
Microsoft Launches New Programming Language Db.NET
Microsoft has finally released a new programming language in addition to their current suite of languages including C#, C++ and other .NET languages. The language is called Dflat.NET or simply Db.NET. It still uses the .NET Framework as its base. Also known as vNext.NET, this new language features many enhancements that developers and database designers have been looking for in other languages but were not available.