lifehacker.comIf You Love to Travel, You Need These Apps In addition to the stress of packing, the stress of making sure you have every electronic device securely stowed somewhere, the stress of remembering every cable you’ll need to keep your devices charged during your trip, and the stress of making sure your pets are fed and your plants are watered, there’s also the apps.
thetechedvocate.orgAsk an Expert: Using technology to promote summer learningSpread the loveOriginally posted on Chalkbeat by Karen Sorensen Q. My daughter is a technology geek. Of course, she spends a lot of time on games, but I’d like to make sure she’s learning this summer, too. Ideas? Summer Blues: There’s an app for that As your kids are cheering summer – dreaming of endless hours of TV, Elitches, the pool, and hanging with friends –you, as a parent, shouldn’t despair. You know skill retention during these long summer months is important. Now how, you ask, am I going to interest my kids in school-like activities while summer sun and …
fieldguide.gizmodo.com7 Chromecast Apps and Games You Aren't Using But Should BeThe Chromecast—that’s a dongle for getting movies and shows and maybe a bit of music up on your big screen, right? Well, yes, but there’s much more you can do with your Chromecast. All kinds of apps and games can benefit from the extra screen space—not just Plex and Netflix.
fastcompany.comGoogle wants an alternative to iMessage. Will Apple support it?Here’s an interesting story from The Verge on the future of Android text messaging. For the past couple years, Google has advocated a next-gen texting standard called Rich Communication Services, whose features (full-resolution images, read receipts, expanded group texts, and more) are already standard in modern chat apps like iMessage and WhatsApp. If you have … Continue reading “Google wants an alternative to iMessage. Will Apple support it?”