Tonido – Run your own Personal Cloud
Access all your files via Web, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, WP7, Android.
Boxopus – Site
Boxopus downloads torrent file directly to
your Dropbox (?). No torrent client needed.
Power Searching with Google – Inside Search – Google
Google Search makes it amazingly easy to find information. Come learn about the powerful advanced tools we provide to help you find just the right information when the stakes are high.
How This School District Turned its Students’ Love of Mobile into Better Learning, Test Scores | ZDNet
Teenagers. They may forget your request to mow the lawn, fill up the gas and clean their rooms, but they’ll never fail to bring their smartphone or tablet when they go out of the house.
Resource Watch: ‘Pinteresting’ Idea for Teachers – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher
Grockit, the online test prep company, has recently launched a new social learning site similar to Pinterest, but designed specifically for educators and students, according to The Journal, an education-technology news magazine. On Learnist, users can “pin” YouTube videos, audio clips, and other content they find on the Web to digital bulletin boards, which Grockit calls “learn boards.”
Six Technologies That Soon Could Be In Your Classrooms| The Committed Sardine
Game-based learning, personalized learning environments, augmented reality are coming soon, says a new ed-tech report
Facebook forces all users over to @facebook.com e-mail addresses | Ars Technica
f you are on Facebook but have never taken a particular shine to Facebook’s e-mail capability, Facebook is intent on changing your mind. As of Friday, the company seems to have quietly given or replaced the display e-mail addresses of all of its users with an @facebook.com address, routing any e-mail communiques you would have received back to its own Messages inboxes.
A Simple Guide for Teachers to Create eBooks on iPad using iBook Author
With the start of this new year Apple launched two major products namely iBook app and iBooks Author. These two releases have caught the attention of media and Educational Technology and Mobile Learning was no exception.
Bing Maps adds 165TB of new images of Earth | Microsoft – CNET News
Doubling down, Bing Maps adds a stockpile of new satellite and photo images that cover 38 million square kilometers of the world.
Apple iSchool? | TOPYX Social LMS
Apple has a special expertise in successfully (and profitably) delivering disruptive technology solutions. If anyone can come in and actually make a difference for students in desperate need, while allowing for considerable market growth, Apple can not only make this happen, they could do it with style.
Google scientists find evidence of machine learning | Cutting Edge – CNET News
A neural network created by connecting 16,000 computer processors appears to support biologists’ theories on how the human brain identifies objects.
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