Thursday, April 26, 2012

Revolution, iPad, Google, Baseball and More!

Apps Take Position in the Topps Baseball Lineup
On Major League Baseball’s opening day, Topps, the 74-year-old company in a business with roots in the tobacco cards of the 1800s, introduced two apps intended to appeal to a more techcentric youth market.

CEO Larry Page & 7 Amazing Stats about Google
Google launched Gmail in 2004 and now is used by more than 350 million people. Over 5,000 new businesses and educational establishments sign up for Gmail every day.

Photo by Suzanne DeChillo (NYT

10 iPad Photo, Video Apps that Maximize Retina Display
With 3 million new iPads sold (and counting), it looks like Apple's latest version of its tablet computer is a big hit. That's due in large part to the most impressive new feature of the iPad—its high-resolution Retina Display

Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work?
People are talking about this being an inflection point,” said Elliot Soloway. Soloway is a professor at the School of Education at the University of Michigan, and a longtime proponent of mobile learning. “It feels like something major is about to happen. It went from a silly idea, to, ‘Of course it’s inevitable.'

H.P. Attempts to Take on Amazon's Cloud Service
Within two months, Hewlett-Packard will offer a large and powerful cloud computing service similar to Amazon Web Services, but with more business-oriented features, according the head of the project.

Apps in Education: 10 Productivity Apps
There are certain apps that just make your day easier. These are apps that I have been using regularly as part of my daily workflow. There is a nice variety of apps here, some are for use at school exclusively others  I like because it gives me the freedom to just come home and continue with my lesson preparation. Have a look and see if any of these might be useful for you.

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