iOS 7 Features: Part 2

By Brittani Carter, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant
Apple has made yet another breakthrough in its operating software. iOS7 offers a multitude of new features. These new development can be very useful to the daily life of an Apple device user.  In this Part 2 of a 2-part series on the new features of iOS7, AirDrop, [...]

iOS 7 Features: Part 1

By Paul Schouten, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant
Apple has made another breakthrough in its operating software. iOS7 offers a multitude of new features. These new developments can be very useful to the daily life of an Apple device user. In this Part 1 of a 2-part series on the new features of iOS7, Control Center, [...]

iPad App (Pocket)

By Amanda Richards, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant

Have you ever been browsing the web or an application such as Flipboard and found an article that you just didn’t have time to read? The application formerly known as “Read it Later” is now “Pocket”.  The Pocket application can be added to web browsers such as Firefox, [...]

iPad Apps (Panorama, 360 Panorama, iMotion HD)

By Carlo Daniels, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant
Panorama™

Price – $0.99
Panorama by Wondershare Software Co., Ltd for iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, and Android offers users a clean and facile way of creating panoramic images.  All of this can be done in mere seconds by simply tapping the “Capture button” within the app and steadily moving/panning one’s [...]

iPad Apps (Keynote, Numbers, Pages)

By Carlo Daniels, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant
The Technology Resource Checkout (TRC) within the Instructional Development Services has a brand new iPad cart with 20 iPads for faculty reservation and checkout to use in the classrooms!  A number of apps have been purchased and installed on the iPads and we will be spending the first [...]

More iPad Apps (Idea Sketch, Mindmash, Sundry Notes, Dragon Dictation)

By Carlo Daniels, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant
Idea Sketch
This free app allows one to create different types of diagrams such as concept maps, flow charts, mind maps, etc. and enables one to convert it to a text outline and vice versa.  Such diagrams can be used as brainstorming devices, concept illustrations, lists and outlines, organizational [...]

iPad Apps (Idea Flight, Flipboard, Edmodo)

By Amanda Richards, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant

Idea Flight
The application Idea Flight is an iPad application that you can download for free and use to share your ideas. This application allows you to change the dynamics of any meeting by allowing you to connect to up to 16 other iPads.  Once you share your presentation [...]

Holiday Tech Gift Guide for 2010

The holiday season has arrived and we are sure that many of you are in power shopping mode!  In this article we will help you out with that shopping list and highlight several popular technology gift ideas that will surely make those who receive it “boot up” with joy!  Also, below the reviews you will [...]

Social Bookmarking Series: Diigo – Research, Share, Collaborate

By Mike Kieca, Technology Resource Checkout Graduate Assistant
This is part 1 of a 3 part series on social bookmarking applications.
Diigo is a collaborative research tool that allows you to highlight or add sticky notes right on to a website.  With the toolbar add-on, you can highlight as you read on any website and when you [...]

iPad Apps (Dropbox, Noterize) and Pogo Sketch Stylus Pen

By Kerry Wisdom, Technology Resource Checkout Graduate Assistant

Dropbox was founded in 2007 by graduates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dropbox  is a Web-based file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. which uses cloud computing to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization. Dropbox offers [...]