There were two things that I was looking forward to playing around with today. One was my Google Drive account. Sadly, when I tried, I got this message…
Sad frowny face. 😦 But, Google has given me the opportunity to find out when it is. Sort of smiley face.
The other thing I wanted to do was to explore the Professor Garfield series. The Anti-Bullying application is but one in a series. There’s also
I really liked the comic interrupted by learning activity and wanted to check out the others in the series. I was not disappointed.
If you liked one, you’ll like the entire series. I think that if I had access to one or two iPads or more in the classroom, that I’d certainly be using these applications in a media awareness centre. They work well as a standalone application but I can just see the excitement and the discussion when you pair up a number of students learning together around a single unit.
Intrigued? Go and download the series – they’re free – and check them out.
FileSnack | Easy file sharing
With FileSnack, we’ve stripped away all the unnecessary features and steps of the file sharing experience in order to give people the very definition
of “easy”. I believe they will love and recommend it.
SnapCrab for Windows – Screen capture software free download
SnapCrab for Windows is a photo capture software that can capture any part of your screen.
Files are saved in PNG format.
Capture the whole screen, specified windows or areas, or wherever you like.
12 Animated Plays by William Shakespeare: Macbeth, Othello and Other Great Tales Brought to Life | Open Culture
12 Animated Plays by William Shakespeare: Macbeth, Othello and Other Great Tales Brought to Life
VISIONS | Manage Your Photos in 3D!
Visions lets you easily view and search photos, fix flaws, apply effects, create albums and calendars, share your favorites through e-mail, prints and online sharing websites and much more, all in a cool & fun 3D interface.
ResumUP.com | Go Visual – Get Visible
Create a socail resume/infographic
Kippt – Bookmark and read the web
Great way to bookmark and read the web
Kippt makes it easy to save, search and read the information you find on the web.
Pinterest: Google takes an interest | Inside IPO
PINTEREST: GOOGLE TAKES AN INTEREST
16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest| The Committed Sardine
If you haven’t seen Pinterest, you should check it out. Pinterest allows you to build a social networking bulletin board that you can “pin” content on for sharing and organizing. This infographic from Online Universities shows how educators are taking advantage of Pinterest’s versatile interface in their classrooms.
Cargo-Bot Is The World’s First Game To Be Made Entirely On An iPad | Cult of Mac
App studio Two Lives Left has launched its first App Store game for the iPad, called Cargo-Bot. What makes this release different from the thousands of other iPad games that came before it? Well, Cargo-Bot is the world’s first game to be coded entirely on an iPad itself.
iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » What do you love: Google’s multi-search search engine
What it is: What do you love is a nifty little search space from Google that I ran across today. Apparently I’m late on this one, everyone was blogging about it a year ago!
Microsoft takes on Dropbox with major SkyDrive update
A couple of years ago we lamented the stated of Microsoft’s cloud storage services. On the one hand, there was SkyDrive, with gobs of storage. On the other hand, there was Mesh, with file synchronization and remote access. Two separate products, when really there should have been one.
Twitter Acronyms – Business Insider
This list is hardly exhaustive, so please add abbreviations we should include in the comments.
31 Great Ways Universities Are Using Google+ | SociableBlog : Social Media Blog
Social media resources like Google Plus offer a great opportunity for growth in education through collaborative work, communication, and camaraderie. Many of today’s universities have recognized this incredible potential, and have put G+ to work on campus.
Dropbox update adds public links to any file or folder | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Dropbox has just announced an update to its self-named service that provides new public sharing links. This update, which appears to be an end-run against the imminent launch of Google’s competing Drive app, makes it possible to share read-only folders with anyone — regardless of whether or not they have a Dropbox account.
Site of the Week: 23rd April 2012
This site is home to a highly engaging week-long online treasure hunt that involves students and teachers visiting online art galleries and gathering information and details about certain works of art.
Matt Groening’s Apple ‘Student’s Guide’, 1989 | Retronaut
MATT GROENING’S APPLE ‘STUDENT’S GUIDE’, 1989
SkyDrive vs iCloud vs Dropbox: Which Is The Best Cloud Storage / Backup Service That You Should Use? | Redmond Pie
To the cloud, file storage service! That certainly seems to be the mantra as of late. And the competition amongst companies who provide such services is definitely heating up. Dropbox, a popular choice for quite some time (its name is practically the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about cloud storage) is being threatened by SkyDrive, which really stepped up its game today.
Current status of the “Browser Wars”
In this report we will examine the current status of what is often referred to as the “Browser Wars.” How popular are the various web browsers around the world right now? As you’ll see, there are significant regional differences in web browser usage.
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