02 September 2011

Free Technology for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Connected Mind - A Free Mind ...
By noreply@blogger.com (Mr. Byrne)
... planning a lesson unit for my courses. Posted by Mr. Byrne at 8:18 PM. Labels: chrome web store, connected mind, Google Chrome, mind mapping, Mind Maps, Teaching With Technology,technology for students, technology for teachers ...
Free Technology for Teachers

Tim Cook's first moves as Apple CEO
Washington Post
By Hayley Tsukayama, As the dust settles in the aftermath of Steve Jobs' resignation announcement, Tim Cook has already started his era at Apple by appointing iTunes leader Eddy Cue to oversee iAds, iCloud and all Apple online stores. ...
Best Buy cuts price of RIM PlayBook for weekend
TORONTO (Reuters) - Big box retailer Best Buy has slashed up to $150 off the US price tag for Research In Motion's PlayBook tablet computer for the Labor Day weekend. The 7-inch PlayBook launched in April to scathing reviews that it was not ready, ...
Who Loves WebOS? Not Samsung, Not Anyone
By Eric Mack, PCWorld Sep 2, 2011 8:07 AM More and more, WebOS seems like an operating system that not even its own mother could love. Samsung CEO Choi Gee Sung told reporters at the IFA consumer electronics conference in Berlin that his company will ...
AppRedeem Launches In-App Deals To Drive Users Of Free Apps To Their Paid Versions
Washington Post
By TechCrunch.com, In January, AppRedeem raised $750000 from SV Angel and Blue Run Ventures to offer mobile app developers innovative, effective solutions aimed at driving app installs and engagement. Since then, the startup has been quietly working ...
Rumor: Apple investigating USB 3.0 for Macs ahead of Intel
Apple Insider
By Josh Ong A new report claims Apple has continued to investigate implementing USB 3.0 in its Mac computers independent of Intel's plans to eventually support USB 3.0 at the chipset level. VR-Zone cites an anonymous source who claims Apple is "still ...
Google Scores Victory in Ohio Antitrust Case
Wall Street Journal
By THOMAS CATAN WASHINGTON—Google Inc. scored a victory in a small Ohio antitrust case that many observers view as part of a legal proxy war with archrival Microsoft Corp. On Wednesday, an Ohio state court dismissed a private antitrust case brought by ...
Robonaut 2 Confronts Zero G On ISS
Aviation Week
By Mark Carreau HOUSTON — Power surged through Robonaut 2 (R2) on the legless humanoid's perch inside the International Space Station (ISS) on Sept. 1, but the astronauts and NASA's Mission Control team stopped short of a hoped for “first motion” when ...
Baidu produces cloned Android, web apps etc
By Bill Ray • Get more from this author Baidu has forked Android, launching a mobile OS at its annual shindig which also saw the Chinese search outfit slotting web apps into its home page to go with its Chrome-alike browser. ...
Batmobile up for grabs on eBay at $620000
AHN | All Headline News
Batman's Batmobile has been placed on sale at eBay for a whopping "Buy It Now" price of $620000 (£383000). Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing, who designed the replica car that Michael Keaton drove in 1989's Batman, said the vehicle is the world's only ...
Adventure World = Legend of Zelda + Indiana Jones + FarmVille [PICS]
What would happen if you took Legend of Zelda and turned it into a social game? You might get something like Zynga's newest game, Adventure World. The makers of FarmVille, CityVille and Words With Friends plan to launch their latest game in the next ...
Older Final Cut Pro back on sale
BBC News
Apple has put an older version of its Final Cut video editing software on sale, after complaints that its replacement was not good enough for professional work. Final Cut Studio, which includes Final Cut Pro 7 is available for £834 through the ...
Acer Aspire S3 Is Thin, Light & Very Fast
Acer has jumped on the Ultrabook bandwagon — the new class of ultra-portable laptops pushed by Intel — with Aspire S3, officially unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin. The device lives up to its name, with a magnesium alloy case measuring only 13 ...
Doodle Jump Finally Joins the iPad
By Roberto | September 2, 2011 | No comment yet The insanely addictive and successful iPhone game, Doodle Jump, has finally made it to the iPad. Even though this game has been spotted on stage accompanying Lady Gaga concerts, it took a while before it ...
Comcast Takeover of NBC Universal Merger Wins Approval From Federal Judge
By Tom Schoenberg - Fri Sep 02 04:01:01 GMT 2011 Comcast Corp. (CMCSA), the largest US cable company, won a judge's approval for its acquisition of NBC Universal with conditions that will maintain court oversight of the deal for two more years. ...
U2 singer Bono praises philanthropy of Apple's Steve Jobs
Apple Insider
By Katie Marsal Bono, the frontman for the band U2, spoke out this week in praise of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, lauding his numerous contributions to AIDS research. Bono's statement came in a letter to The New York Times, and was written in response ...
Laser-Assisted Technique Can Control Rainfall and Reduce Flooding: Study
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | September 2, 2011 7:18 AM EDT Laser-assisted technique can control rainfall and reduce flooding during the monsoon. This was discovered in a field experiment conducted by scientists at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. ...
Supermarket carts sporting iPad chargers in UK
Daily Caller
By Shan Li -- LA Times Published: 11:26 AM 09/02/2011 British grocery store chain Sainsbury's is testing out new shopping carts with solar-powered iPad docks and speakers (iPads not included). The trial, first rolled out at a Sainsbury's location in ...
IE9 Battles for Windows 7 Dominance
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 continued to make gains in August, surpassing 20 percent market share on Windows 7, while Google's Chrome, now celebrating its third birthday, topped 15 percent overall, according to data from Net ...
Father of Java Programming Language Joins Liquid Robotics
By Andy Choi James Gosling, a software developer, best known as the father of the Java programming language, has been hired by Liquid Robotics. The company manufactures robot vehicles that explore the bottom of the ocean. James Gosling will join Liquid ...
Dungeon Siege III DLC Adds Higher Level Cap, Enchantment
Next month will see the release of the first downloadable expansion for Dungeon Siege III. by Pete Davison Action RPGs such as Dungeon Siege III are ripe for expansion packs and downloadable content due to their easily extendable gameplay. ...
Are You a Media Company or a Technology Company? - Ben ...
By Ben Elowitz
Let's start with two truths. First, publishers need cutting-edge technology to hook an audience through today's digital media channels of the Web, mobile, social, and search.
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Apple patents colorful carbon fiber technology | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
What's a week without news about a new Apple patent right? Well, here's one for you this week. The folks [...]

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