Mobile Reach 12

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)
  1. Quick Office Pro..$19.99 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quickoffice-pro-hd/id376212724?mt=8
  2. ShowMe..iOs..screen recorder, free iOS http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/showme-interactive-whiteboard/id445066279?mt=8 
  3. Google Music - web based at music.google.com  Sign in and stream music. In beta.
  4. SnapSpeed (free until Fri 9/23, normally $5) - iOS photo app. Effects, easy editing, awesome!
  5. Boxee
  6. 100s Board: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/100s-board/id372574961?mt=8
  7. WordWeb Dictionary http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordweb-dictionary/id309627313?mt=8
  8. Math Samurai: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-samurai/id440652209?mt=8



SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS



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