Along with the plethora of update for Google Glass in XE12, Google has finally released the MyGlass App for iOS devices in the Apple App Store. Google Glass Explorers who were dedicated iPhone users have been requesting this app since Google Glass became available. Before Glass hits the open market, this app was a must in order for Google to extend its reach to customers who are dedicated iOS users.
Google Glass XE12 updates hit Glass Explorers this week with a few requested features needed before it makes it public debut in 2014 (I’m guessing it will). Screen Lock Option Finally Google Glass owner can have a little bit of protection of their personal information by activating the latest screen lock feature in Glass. This is create by activating the feature in settings to setup a particular set of taps
The Pebble smartwatch just got a much needed update that offers a “do not disturb” mode and better support for notifications and alarms. This latest update comes just a month after Pebble received an overhaul for iOS 7 users, including full notification support. The new update enhances iOS performance, sending notifications more quickly from iOS to the Pebble. The update also improves how notifications work on Pebble. You can now
This Christmas shopping season, home automation systems seem to be everywhere. But what does home automation mean? Well, you know that tiny computer you have inside your pocket known as a smartphone? That little device can be used to revolutionize your life at home. Thermostats that learn what temperature you like at what time of day, being able to lock and unlock your door with a simple touch of your
I first met TROBO at Startup Weekend Orlando, November 22-24, 2013, where I was volunteering as a mentor. This team’s idea caught my attention quickly, because of its educational element and having a six-year-old myself. TROBO is a plush robot that goes on learning adventures with your child, as they flip through digital storybooks on iPad and Android tablets. TROBO also speaks his part as you change the
The Sloan-C International Conference for Online Learning is taking place in Orlando this week. I’m doing a poster session on one of my favorite topics: Multimedia Tools for Educators! Free and affordable multimedia tools and web 2.0 tools are key to creating engaging content for students, either online or offline. As online learning grows and flipped models become more popular in education, developing various forms of media to help