Up Periscope! Rolling Stones live on your phone! Well, sort of.

June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Up Periscope! Rolling Stones live on your phone! Well, sort of.

Periscope, recently acquired by Twitter, is a new live video streaming social media app. Download for free on the App store or Google Play, and with a couple of clicks you can begin live streaming your own life and activities to the world, or watch someone else’s. Or … You could catch the Rollings Stones live!

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Apple kicks off yearly developers’ conference – Keynote at noon Central today

June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Apple kicks off yearly developers’ conference – Keynote at noon Central today

With the passage of the recent Google I/O conference, Android developers should be off and running on new gizmos and apps for Android OS, while iOS developers are gearing up for Apple’s complimentary conference, WWDC (World Wide Developer’s Conference) which kicks off a week of activities today in San Franciso. WWDC will take place June […]

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Google sends a shot across Apple’s bow, or so it seems

May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Google sends a shot across Apple’s bow, or so it seems

Apple iCloud provides a lot of cloud storage for a very reasonable rate.

But as of Google I/O – still in progress as we type — Google now offers “unlimited storage” for FREE!

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Google I/O Kicks Off with Drama Factor On High!

May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Google I/O Kicks Off with Drama Factor On High!

This webcast is still in progress as we type! Big deal conference for Google developers is happening today in San Francisco in the week before the parallel big deal conference from Apple in a week or so.

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Ready for a new car? For under $8K? Getting 84 MPG? Made in the USofA?

January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Ready for a new car? For under $8K? Getting 84 MPG? Made in the USofA?

Ready for a new car? For under $8K? Getting 84 MPG? Made in the USofA?

This is one of the main mind blows of CES 2015 as far as I’m concerned. Check it out for yourself! A new car, 2 passenger, for under $8,000, that gets 84 mpg, and that doesn’t look half as goofy as the ‘Smart Car’! Meet the Elio!

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Gizmology 2015 – This Year in Gizmos Kicked Off at CES in Las Vegas

January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Gizmology 2015 – This Year in Gizmos Kicked Off at CES in Las Vegas

The largest Consumer Electronics Show in the country (CES) is underway in Las Vegas and is the launching pad for some of the coolest as well as the goofiest gizmos you can imagine. Here’s my take, and a couple or three links you should enjoy.

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Why and How to Avoid Using ‘Click Here’ Links – 3 reasons, 2 rules

November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Why and How to Avoid Using ‘Click Here’ Links – 3 reasons, 2 rules

In today’s electronic communications world, we are long past the days when we have to use words like ‘Click here’ to ‘explain’ how to use the web, or where links are. But we still see pages that identify links with ‘Click here’ or some variant of it. It is simply unnecessary, and is even detrimental […]

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WebGL: amazing graphics in the browser

September 24, 2014 0 Comments
WebGL: amazing graphics in the browser

Some of you may be aware of OpenGL, the low-level (device) software that uses the graphics card CPUs (GPUs) to do very fast graphics for video games. Well, there is also WebGL which does the same thing IN THE BROWSER with no extra plugins. Here’s a great collection of WebGL-based examples. These USED to only […]

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iPad study at USF may suggest how larger smartphones can be used in higher education

September 24, 2014 0 Comments

The University of San Francisco implemented a six-month iPad study including 40 faculty with the intention of reviewing, experimenting with, and sharing the iPad’s potential uses in higher education. This video contains interviews with some of the faculty involved in the study.

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3.7 Million comments registered with FCC showing that the public unequivocally wants equal treatment for all users

September 19, 2014 0 Comments
3.7 Million comments registered with FCC showing that the public unequivocally wants equal treatment for all users

A proposal about how to maintain unfettered access to Internet content drew a bigger public response than any single issue in the Federal Communication Commission’s history. What’s next?

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