Check out updates to, and tips on, Evernote

May 18, 2009

Venerable note-taking app Evernote has rolled out a few new features that ought to help you and your students. You can now send Twitter messages directly into your Evernote account, use Evernote on your iPhone, or find tips on how … Continued

Ditch voicemail with K7 Unified Messaging

April 7, 2009

Whenever I see that I have a voicemail, I’m instantly demoralized. I’m not that busy, but man, am I impatient. Dial voicemail, dial in pass code, listen to robot tell me that there’s a new voicemail, dial number to listen … Continued

Still free apps for podcasting with phones!

April 3, 2009

Another free service is going the pay route. Gcast sent out an email recently announcing that in order to call in, users will need to pay a $99 fee to make mobile podcasts (Gcast still hosts podcasts for free, however). … Continued

Ask the readers: phones in class

February 24, 2009

Since I got an Android phone for Christmas, I’ve been yammering to anyone who will listen about how cell phones are the great technology equalizer — you can use phones to surf the internet, send email, create podcasts, share photos, … Continued

Make and take tests on your phone with Cram

January 22, 2009

I’ve got to say, I was disinclined to pay $9.99 to download Cram to my iPhone. Free applications and web services have spoiled me, maybe. But even though Cram is billed as an application that will help you study, it’s … Continued

Evernote: never forget anything ever again. Ever.

September 22, 2008

Now they’ve done it. They’ve ruined my ability to forget stuff. That trusty companion—from so many Friday and Saturday nights (and Saturday and Sunday mornings, too), from so many ex-girlfriends’ birthdays/anniversaries/other clichéd relationship obligations, from so many work/school obligations—is gone … Continued

The new essentials: Top 10 school supplies for today's students

August 22, 2008

Pencils? Check. Notebooks? Check. Online word processor application? Check. In addition to standbys like pens, pads, and the ever-popular Trapper Keeper, today’s learners need a new set of school supplies, too.  These tools enable students to take advantage of the … Continued