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Choose Multi-Platform Apps for Inclusive Collaboration

JR Raphael of Computer world just published an excellent slideshow featuring 20 great productivity apps for Android, iOS, and the Web. Unsurprisingly, it reads like a list of Ted’s favorite go-to app recommendations for teachers, students, and web collaborators. Here’s why: Use Tools that Include Everyone When you’re preparing to work with a random assortment […]


Listen to Course Readings Later with Pocket Text To Speech

If you’re a student or an academic, you probably have a large volume of reading you need to do every week, and there’s only so many hours that you can be hunched over your desk reading. Why not clip your next few readings to Pocket, the read-it-later app for iOS and Android that now features […]


SMS, IM, OMG?!? Private Messaging Apps and Your Circle of Friends

Sending short text messages is one of the most popular ways to communicate with friends from your mobile device. It’s great because you don’t need a smartphone, a special app, or to all be using the same service — it works from any mobile device. It’s just a private, one-on-one conversation between you and a […]


Use Keynote or PowerPoint to Make App Mockups and Wireframes

If you’ve ever wanted to create an app for mobile, desktop, or the web, you might not know where to start. Creating interactive app mockups can help you explain your idea more clearly to collaborators, designers, developers, and investors. You could spend time and money mastering a specialized tool for wireframing, or you could use […]

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Speed Read any Site with

We’ve already discussed how great it is to make any website more readable with a simple bookmarklet. Take it to the next step by speed reading the text on any website using Click here to speed read this article! This simple bookmarklet will reformat any page to a large, readable, and customizable speed-reading layout. […]


WebRTC: A New Standard for Free, Open Video Chat, File Sharing, and More In the Browser

Everybody loves video chatting with friends, sharing files, instant messaging, and web surfing together. In education, it seems like we always need newer and better tools for working together collaboratively on the web in real time to make learning more immediate and dynamic. A new free web technology called Web Real Time Communications, or WebRTC, […]


Make my idea! JoyScreen: Browser plug-in for native performance in HTML5 apps

In many ways, it’s crazy that we have multiple competing app stores to deliver content that works perfectly well on the web. HTML5 has emerged as a great platform for rich applications on desktop and mobile devices, handling several features that were once only possible in native apps. Developers love building apps in HTML5, but […]

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