Are we witnessing the end?


I can recall how impressed I was with mobile technology on Star Trek.  In particular, there was that tablet thing that would be passed around for stylus input.  Many things that we see and take for granted these days came from that wonderful show.  Even today, I still enjoy watching the reruns. And, it's one [...]

Here’s the course I failed


A couple of years ago when the concept of Sketchnoting was new, I was bound and determined to learn how to do them. I started small; scribbling things on my iPad.  The results varied between childish and embarrassing with a severe tilt towards embarrassing. I'm not sure what I would do with sketchnoting but I [...]

I’m not on the playground


Yesterday morning, I had just finished playing my online games with my friends and had noticed that there were some updates for apps on the iPad.  For those of you on this platform, you know that it's quite common to get a rush of updates whenever Apple does something with its operating system.  In this [...]

Doug gets cultured


One of the things that I really like to do anywhere I go is explore.  There's so much to see if you just take the time to do so.  I don't know, for sure, if my wife enjoys it but I certainly do.  With Google's "new" Arts & Culture application, I can extend my exploration [...]

What does the fox say?


It's one of life's great mysteries, I guess.   At the same time, sounds of animals are one of the more interesting and engaging things for the youngest of our learners.  I've got one app on my iPad that has stood the test of time through three kids.  It's called SoundTouch and it can't come [...]