Tag: mobile

Formatting for the printed page is dead

The PrintShop In the mid 80’s it seemed like the second most used program for the Apple II was Broderbund’s The PrintShop, right after that pirated copy of AppleWorks. For the first time, users could create posters, cards, etc. all with fancy fonts and clip arts. As word processors and page layout tools became more and more commonplace, the final… Read more →

Checking out Android

As I prepare for my eTech 2011 presentation, An iPad, Kindle, and iPod Touch walked into a classroom…, I decided that it would be beneficial to plan on questions about Android, Android Tablets, and how they may work in schools. The Consumer Electronics Show was held this past week, and during it a bevy of manufacturers announced tablets, with almost… Read more →

iPad initial impressions

There are enough other reviews on the web about the iPad, so I’m going to focus on my experiences and how I’ve begun to use the iPad in my home life and how it may be used in education. The purchase: I reserved my ipad the day they opened reservations on line so I would be guaranteed to pick one… Read more →