Mobile Reach Show #12
“It’s on like Donkey Kong”
Show hosts: Chad Kafka, Judi Epcke, and Tammy Lind
Segment One: True Mobile Learning / Blog Watch / Tweets / News
- Google+ addtions to Hangout--increased capabilities on mobile devices http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/09/google-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-100.html
- Digital Promise (article)- Digital Promise’s first contributions
to public schools will include software that can tutor students
struggling in math or English, for example, after the same “digital
tutor” technology was shown to reduce the time required to become an IT
expert from years to months. “Digital Promise is a unique partnership
that will bring everyone together – educators, entrepreneurs, and
researchers – to use technology to help students learn and teachers
teach,” President Obama said in a statement. “There’s no silver bullet
when it comes to education, but technology can be a powerful tool, and
Digital Promise will help us make the most of it.”
- Evernote Discussion for Education
Segment Two: iOS Updates / Blog Watch / Tweets / News
Segment Three: Android Updates / Blog Watch / Tweets / News
- HTC phones to offer Dropbox with 5 GB of free storage on all phones.
Segment Four: App Reviews (Round Robin depending on Time)
- Quick Office Pro..$19.99 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quickoffice-pro-hd/id376212724?mt=8
- ShowMe..iOs..screen recorder, free iOS http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/showme-interactive-whiteboard/id445066279?mt=8
- Google Music - web based at music.google.com Sign in and stream music. In beta.
- SnapSpeed (free until Fri 9/23, normally $5) - iOS photo app. Effects, easy editing, awesome!
- 100s Board: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/100s-board/id372574961?mt=8
- WordWeb Dictionary http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordweb-dictionary/id309627313?mt=8
- Math Samurai: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-samurai/id440652209?mt=8
- Recent & Upcoming Conferences
- Superhero Camp Oct 21-22
- ICE: Feb 28-Mar 2
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