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  • Pear Note Review

    Pear Note is a $40 Mac-only application from Useful Fruit designed specifically for taking notes while watching a presentation. Now, you could of course do that with a text editor or even Word.
     
    So what makes Pear Note special is...
  • Entrenar E-learning Tool

    http://entrenar.se/english/home
    Easy to use e-learning platform v mac friendly
  • Reflecting on iPhoto for iOS

    Reviewing iPhoto for iOS has proven to be a difficult task for me. The reason, though, is fairly simple. Essentially the iOS iPhoto app has a simple, easy-to-use interface, offers a comprehensive set of functions, and does a nice job, but it isn’...
  • Institutional Apps With Limited Resources - What Are Your Options

    In higher education, we are constantly battling for state dollars. Budget cuts loom, and ultimately resources are scarce - especially for new initiatives and technologies. So what happens when your audience wants more than you are able to provide? Do w...
  • Three Free Ubiquitous Apps Professors Need Even If They Don’t Have A Smartphone

    What are important characteristics of a good education app?  Okay, free is good.  I will give you that one. What else?  For me, I love ubiquitous apps, or in other words, programs that work on all my devices, including my phone, my iPad,...
  • Reflection

    A new MacOS X application called "Reflection" enables educators to wirelessly project iOS screens as well as record (screencast) them.
  • ACT

    I just published a free book for the iBooks library using iBooks Author and iTunes Producer. While it was not the easiest thing to do, it was fun and what a great tool for digital storytelling classes everywhere. My book is ACT - the art of going every...
  • Dipity Online Tool Helps Tame Timelines

    Teaching the complex history of Africa can challenge any professor. Intersperse that history with the aid and development efforts of government, secular and religious organizations over time, and that challenge becomes a near impossibility.Elizabeth Bo...
  • NotesPlus

    Notes Plus is a note-taking tool that supports handwriting, typing and audio recording. It offers close-up writing mode for small text, shape auto-detection, palm handling, folder structure, PDF exporting, emailing, Google Docs uploading and more.
    The...
  • WritePad

    WritePad lets you take notes in your own handwriting with an iPad stylus or even your finger. The state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software will adapt and learn your style of writing. You can use simple gestures to select text, cut, copy, ...