Category Archives: Cloud

Classroom in the Cloud: Innovative Ideas for Higher Level Learning

Get your head in the cloud! In this easy-to-use primer, the author of bestseller Going Google teams up with Twitter’s The Nerdy Teacher to demonstrate how cloud-based instruction can work for your school. With cloud computing, students connect with teachers, … Continue reading

Posted in Classroom, Classroom technology, Cloud, Cloud computing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wordle – Beautiful Word Clouds

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. … Continue reading

Posted in Apps, Cloud | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Office 365 – Online Software Hosted in the Cloud

Read It’s familiar Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools delivered through the cloud. Everyone can work together easily with anywhere access to email, web conferencing, documents, and calendars. It includes business-class security and is backed by Microsoft. Whether you are … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Cloud computing, Office | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Chromebook From Samsung Has Its Head in the Cloud

Read You can say all kinds of nice things about Google’s Chromebook laptop concept. You can say it’s ahead of its time. Or that it’s thinking way, way outside the box. Or that, as failures go, at least this one … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Cloud computing, Computers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Google Cloud Connect

Read Google Cloud Connect is a plug-in for Microsoft Office® 2003, 2007, and 2010 that lets you share and edit Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents simultaneously with other people in your organization. You get the collaboration benefits of Google … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Cloud computing, Google apps, Google Cloud Connect, Google Docs | Tagged | Leave a comment

Organizing mails, cloud and social media

Read There are plenty of tools you can use to tidy up, whether it’s organizing your email, using the cloud to get your files in order, or making the most of your social media. This cleaning regimen is all about … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Mails, Social media | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How new Internet standards will deliver a mobile revolution

Read As the Web experience evolves, smartphones may soon live up to their name, and every business’s mobile strategy will grow in importance. An arcane-sounding change with potentially significant implications for consumers and businesses is under way on the Web: … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Cloud computing, Internet, Mobile learning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dropbox – sharing files online from anywhere

Read Today, cloud-sharing and storage startup Dropbox announced that it’s rocketed to 25 million registered users globally, a massive 525% increase since January 2010, when the San Francisco-based company recorded 4 million users. Even more impressive? Users on the site … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Cloud computing, File storage, Sharing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Equella 5 Digital Repository Adds Portlets, Dashboards

Read Pearson has released an update to Equella, a digital repository for higher education and K-12. The latest release, version 5.0, gains new interface enhancements, as well as support for customizing dashboards and building portlets. Equella, aside from serving as … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, Digital content, Digital repository | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How to Optimize Your Content for the Cloud

Read People are, in the words of a quotable television advertisement, migrating “to the Cloud!” Look no further than Amazon and Apple for examples of this: Amazon is urging entertainment content fans to move their libraries to a remote digital … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud | Tagged | Leave a comment