I’ve been a fan of Screenr for sometime now and usually include it in my multimedia tools for educators presentations. Sadly Screenr will be closing shop on November 11, 2015. This is the message they posted in a recent email to users: “Sadly, we’re retiring Screenr on November 11, 2015. As you might already know, Screenr’s recording capability is based on Java RE (Runtime Environment), which is rapidly becoming antiquated.
OrlandoiX, an international digital festival to be held in Orlando, Fla. on October 2 – 6, 2015, is now six months away from its kickoff in downtown. OrlandoiX’s featured events include a speaker series, gaming arena in the Amway Center, a startup summit, and a digital expo that will showcase leading advancements in entertainment technology, interactive media, and digital arts. Two recent announcements from the team: OrlandoiX offers BOGO and Game Creator registration. BOGO
VR or Virtual Reality doesn’t have to be $350 headsets or variety of complicated devices hooked together. Virtual Reality made simple with Google Cardboard and your smartphone, including many Android and iOS devices, can be the affordable way to bring VR to the masses. It’s amazing how simple this device is and it could be built by someone for under $7 with parts. Most easy to assemble versions are being
Orlando Tech Week returns in April to Downtown Orlando over six days of tech awesomeness. It’s sure to attracted more than the 2200 attendees from the inaugural event in 2014. The Orlando Tech Associate will be hosting the event April 13-18, 2015 in various locations in Downtown Orlando. The events will focus around community driven week of tech meetups, demos, speakers, and parties showcasing Orlando’s tech and startup community. The
It was my fourth year at SXSWedu. I continue to attend this annual conference to learn about innovation in education, to connect with colleagues & brands, and to see what trending topics are being discussed around the globe. Everyone has a different perspective of SXSWedu, since it really can overlap so many parts of education, including edtech entrepreneurs, educators from all levels, and policy makers who could have an impact
I recently decided to explore Fiverr as curiosity struck and a need for a few small design projects to be done came upon my plate. Fiverr is a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name. The site is primarily used by freelancers who use Fiverr to offer a variety of different services to customers worldwide. I