Students who don’t have their books for their fall classes yet might want to see about saving a few dollars with Amazon.com’s latest app. This month Amazon released a free iPhone application called Amazon Student, designed to help students make price comparisons of textbooks sold by the online retailer. The app lets students use the iPhone’s camera to scan a textbook’s bar code to pull up options for that title.
If you’re content using your shirttails or going around with a grimy screen, Spudz isn’t for you. Spudz is a convenient microfiber lens cloth and hopefully the last one you’ll ever need to buy. The soft microfiber cloth gently cleans the grime from your screen of your mobile device without chemicals or scratches. My iPad is a finger print magnet, so this was a perfect item for me to have
TechSmith (creators of Jing, Snagit, & Camtasia) has released a free digital whiteboard app, ScreenChomp, for the iPad. ScreenChomp allows users to write and draw with their fingers in 12 colors and record their action with audio on the digital whiteboard, which includes the ability to add images to the background. Here’s my 1st ScreenChomp video! Watch ScreenChomp in Action SHARE your video snack to ScreenChomp.com to generate a simple
SoftChalk 7 continues to build upon the success of previous versions of SoftChalk and responds to the needs of digital learners with a variety of new features. SoftChalk 7 increased its mobile functionality with the ability to automatically generate a mobile-friendly version of content created in SoftChalk and detects the device a learner is using so that the appropriate version of the content is displayed. There are also six new
Recently on vacation I got to visit the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium http://www.pittsburghzoo.org/. I found this to be an excellent zoo with a good variety of animals, most exhibits have multiple view points, lots of areas for kids, and some unique extras available. What kind of extras? QR Code! This summer, the zoo is giving guest a new way to learn about Zoo animals. The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG
Foursquare was officially launched in March 2009 at South By Southwest Interactive. Foursquare is one of several new location-based social networking apps that allow users to broadcast where they are at a given time. User generally access Foursquare through wireless devices, such as iPhone and Blackberries. Foursquare had about 6 million registered user in January 2011 with almost 381 million total number of check-ins globally. Other familiar examples of location-based