Browsing Posts tagged phone

I’m always sharing some kind of large file with friends and co-workers—photos, PowerPoint presentations, or zip files with years worth of documents. Sometimes, these just get too big for e-mail, so I’m stuck using a file-sharing service on the Web. Sure, there are tons of sites for sharing large files, but most of them use […]

Here’s another way for you to sneak past your school’s firewall, or to automatically download online video or podcasts you like. myMovo lets you search sites like YouTube, or anywhere else on the Web. The coolest feature, though, is myMovo will save it into a format for whatever device you want to watch it on, […]

I still haven’t gotten my iPhone yet, but it will happen soon. Until then, I’ve been using a highly useful piece of technology to keep my notes and ideas organized. The problem is that I don’t always have a working pen or I am not in a place that is conducive to writing. I do, […]

Sure, podcasting sounds awesome, and after listening to the Education Podcast Network, you’re excited about creating one of your own for students and parents. So you sit down at your computer, ready to record, and find there’s no microphone. Now what, big brain? Gcast can get you out of this fix. Using their ad-supported service, […]

When I kick back and grade papers on the couch, nothing annoys me more than calls on my cell phone. Hello, I’m paying for those minutes, and I’ve got a perfectly good home phone you could call! GrandCentral is a new Google service (I do love those Google services) that gives you total control of […]

Get your literature for free. Through the magic of the Internet, Project Gutenberg lets you download virtually any public domain book without paying a cent. The only cost to you is your eyesight as you squint through an eBook. For cheapskates like me, that’s a small price to pay. The eBooks are in several formats, […]

I can’t remember the last time I used a phone book for its intended purpose (though I do have two copies of the Yellow Pages currently raising my monitor to the appropriate height). When I need a phone number, I generally just Google it. This has worked great on most occasions, but I’m consistently foiled […]

Even with the luxurious feature of T9 Text prediction on my cellphone, I still end up with garbled little memos in my message folder that read things like “buy act done” instead of “buy cat food.” Despite getting to adopt a new cat every week or so, this process is not the best way to […]

It’s that time of year again, so get your ducks in a row while you still can. But what happens when your ducks’ ducks aren’t in a row? This year, instead of hoping all your students have the organizational skills they’ll need to get focused on the school year, give them something that will make […]