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Extreme Multitasking

A couple of weeks ago, I missed out on my early morning run. I decided to instead go for a run in the afternoon, taking my usual companions of iPhone, arm strap for the phone (with headphones of course), and our Siberian Husky. Already I was experiencing what I believe is amazing technology; listening to

BYO Creative Suite

The Adobe Creative Suite is by far the professional choice for all things digital-media-editing-print. In my experience for classroom use, we typically tap into no more than 5% of the capability of these programs, which sometimes can make it hard to justify spending the thousands of dollars on the entire Adobe suite. Granted, it's worth

Dropbox for iOS update.

The latest iOS update for Dropbox is very nice indeed.  One of my greatest criticisms of previous iterations of the app, was the clunkiness of the "upload' procedure.  This has been rectified in the update, and we can now upload directly to whatever folder we have open at the time. Moving items is a breeze

ThingLink – Another great web tool.

We recently discovered ThingLink, and we think it's worth sharing.  ThingLink is a web tool that allows you to annotate images with links that appear when you hover your mouse over it.  In some ways, it is similar to an image map you might create in html, but this interface is so easy to use,

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Jux – Sharing with style

If you haven't seen Jux already, take a couple of minutes to investigate. Jux is a web application that allows you to upload content, especially pictures and videos, and display it in the most stylish way imaginable.  The display is super clean and highly visual, but is not restricted to images.  Jux allows: block quotes

Murally – Collaborative Mindmapping

Here is a tool worth checking out. Murally allows you to create an image-rich mindmap and invite other users to contribute. Murally logs each user's contributions, and even allows space for a little chat window. This could have some interesting uses in the classroom, but also has potential for teachers to collaborate with each other.

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AirPrint for iPad

If you are looking for a way to print from your iPad, it can be a little tricky trying to find a printer that does the job. AirPrint Activator from NetPuting is a great way for getting this done fairly easily. It's not ideal for large scale (Schools, Corporations, etc), but for single classroom or

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