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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Time Magazine's Fifty Best Websites

Time Magazine presents The Top Fifty Websites of 2011.



Monday, December 19, 2011

Top Ten Tech Trends

Peter Cashmore listed these Top Ten Tech Trends for 2012 on CNN:

  1. Touch computing (seen in Windows 8 and Mac Lion operating systems)

  2. Social gestures (automatic posting of your activity without your intervention)

  3. Near Field Communications and electronic payments

  4. Kindle Fire will outsell the iPad because it has content

  5. TV everywhere on the new tablets

  6. Voice control

  7. Spatial gestures to control your computer

  8. Apps that will automatically display content playing on your TV

  9. Flexible screens

  10. HTML5


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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Android App Allows Remote Search of Macs and PCs

James Niccolai reported in the December 15 issue of NetworkWorld that Wyse Technology has developed Pocket Cloud Remote Desktop for iPhone and now Android phones (video).



Tech and Learning Top Ten Lists

Tech and Learning magazine contributer David Kapuler has provided a number of top-ten lists that would be of interest to a librarian or educator in a K-12 environment:

If you enjoyed these, you might also enjoy Digital Storytelling Tools and Web Tools that Every Educator Should Have In The Bag by Özge Karaoglu, The Ultimate Web2.0 Smackdown at Tech Forum, Boston (April, 2011) by Lisa Thumann, A Catalog of iPad Apps for Teachers and Students and Back to School [iPad] Apps for Teachers by Vicki Windman or 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education by David Andrade.

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Friday, December 16, 2011

David Kapuler's Top 100 Sites of 2011

Educational Consultant David Kapuler has posted a list of the Top 100 Sites of 2011 in Tech and Learning.


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