Monthly Archives: July 2010

links for 2010-07-31

UK using iPad to train soldiers for Afghan operations (tags: ipad learning) Freemake Is a Remarkably Simple, Yet Feature-Filled Video Converter and Editor (tags: video windows) Twitter Starts Offering Personalized Suggestions on Whom to Follow (tags: twitter) Traditional Publishers Release … Read

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links for 2010-07-30

Tips for Handling Information Overload (tags: productivity) Google Earth Now Displays Real-Time Rain and Snow (tags: google maps) Kindle iPhone/iPad App Now Smarter With A Dictionary, Wikipedia, And Google (tags: kindle ipad iphone ios e-books)

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5 ways to perform magic with images

Whether you are preparing images for a presentation or just curious where that “Untitled-4.jpg” on your desktop came from, there are many free tools to help you out. Here are five of the most useful image services available. 1. Find … Read

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links for 2010-07-29

No More #$%&*? Talk At Goldman (tags: email interesting) So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows (tags: learning media) Amazon: E-books Will Overtake Paperbacks by the End of 2011 (tags: amazon books e-books) Millions of Android users hit … Read

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links for 2010-07-28

Apple Releases Safari 5.0.1, Turns on Extensions Gallery (tags: apple safari web browser) 50 Useful Resources for Students With an iPad (tags: ipad education) E-Readers Bring The World's Library to Rural Africa (tags: e-books)

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Learn more about Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is an excellent web-conferencing tool that we here at Stratepedia, as well as the University of Kansas, often use to communicate.  Not only do we host webinars, but we conduct meetings of all sizes with the ability to … Read

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links for 2010-07-27

Apple’s Magic Trackpad Signals The End Of The Mouse Era (tags: apple hardware) Federal Register Website Gets a User-Friendly Redesign (tags: government) Apple on the defensive: Jailbreaking your iPhone may be legal but it’ll still void your warranty (tags: apple … Read

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How to legally rip DVDs for educational use

Yesterday the United States Copyright Office decreed that it is no longer illegal to “rip” a DVD for educational purposes. Ripping is the process of capturing the video on the disc and converting it to a computer file, for playback … Read

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links for 2010-07-26

Now legal in the U.S.: Jailbreaking your iPhone, ripping a DVD for educational purposes (tags: technology legal copyright) AT&T Expands Free Wi-Fi Program to Alleviate Data Congestion (tags: att)

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Augmented reality explained

What is augmented reality? I’ve tried explaining it myself several times, but this is the best explanation I’ve found yet. It comes from Common Craft, makers of the well-known Plain English series of videos explaining various Internet technologies. The fighter … Read

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