Picking a Chromebook for Your Student

At the writing of this post, students all across the United States are transitioning to online or distributed learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In my state, all students are out of school until at least the end of April and as a result, I’ve been on the hunt for Chromebooks for our elementary-aged kids….

Let’s Review 8×8 Video Meetings

If you’re a distributed (or remote…even though I hate that term) team member – you rely every day upon video conferencing solutions. You’ve likely heard of options such as UberConference, GoToMeeting and Webex – some of which are good and some are terrible (Webex and GoToMeeting – I’m looking at you).Then, in the last few…

SXSW: Taptu and OneRiot..Dine With Dino, Day 1!

While bloodthirsty and terrifying, you may be surprised to find out that dinosaurs are in fact sentimental creatures. Yesterday was their first day on the town at SXSW, and those little guys had so much fun they decided to make a scrapbook. To follow’a0their adventures around Austin, check out their online album. They’ll be updating…

Wapedia Rockets on Android

Many moons ago, Florian Amrhein launched Wapedia as a way to bring the ever-popular Wikipedia online encyclopedia to those accessing the site on their mobile phone.’a0 Since then, we have released a Wapedia application on both the iPhone and on the Android platforms. The take-up and feedback of Wapedia on Android has been fantastic. We’re…

Android Becoming Widely Adopted

The Android mobile OS from the Open Handset Alliance represents a great promise’a0 for the mobile world.’a0 Like the insanely popular Symbian operating system, Android is an open source project that any handset maker can take and implement on their hardware stack, free of charge. Android has been available for the better part of the…

Nokia Unleashes the N900 Internet Tablet

Nokia, the Finnish handset maker, recently announced their N900 Internet Tablet.’a0 How is an Internet Tablet different than a Nokia smartphone?’a0 Well, with this latest release, the line is blurring even more. Internet tablets are not new to Nokia.’a0 In recent years we have seen the N770, N800, and N810 models make their debut.’a0 The…