Archive for February, 2010
Thursday, February 11th, 2010
Google Buzz Makes Gmail Social
And the big news today is of course… Google Buzz, Google's Twitter (and Facebook) like social microblogging service, with welcome features such as threaded discussions – and unwelcome ones, such as mandatory integration with Gmail. We'll see…
(tags: googleined microblogging buzz)
CUE : Google Workshop for Educators at SVCUE
A new Google Workshop for Educators is now open for registration. It'll be March 27, 2010 from 8:30am to 3:30pm in San Jose. If you're in the area, I hope you can join us.
(tags: googleined cuetoyou cue gwe)
Free Conference Call, Phone Conferencing, Teleconferences – FreeConferenceCall.com
I went looking for a free conference calling alternative and found freeconferencecall.com (go figure). It turns out to be super easy to setup and use… the only drawback is the lack of an 800 number, but it is free after all, and that seems to be par for the course. There's always Skype (and similar services), but when it has to be a phone, this is a pretty easy alternative.
(tags: conferencecall phone meetings)
Project Management | Task Management | Google Apps | Social Productivity | Manymoon
This project management site is social in nature, includes Google Apps integration, and comes recommended by Katie Winchell at the California League of Middle School. I'm planning to play around with it, but have my eye on a few others too.
(tags: projectmanagement googleapps)
Saturday, February 6th, 2010
Google looks to enter tablet war with Apple's iPad – Feb. 4, 2010
Here's another (even more exciting) iPad related story: "As the fanfare over Apple's new iPad reaches a fever pitch, Google is not standing idly by. The search giant has already unveiled concept designs for its own version of a tablet, though it's unlikely that a Google tablet will hit store shelves until at least 2011."
(tags: ipad google chromeos)
Textbook Publishers Embrace iPad Apps for Education
Here's an interesting iPad in Education development: "Textbook publishers have already enlisted the third-party services of developers to build adaptations of textbooks for the iPad, the Wall Street Journal reports."
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010