Chris Solis

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Pi-Top review: A Raspberry Pi laptop

A laptop built from a Raspberry <b>Pi</b> and crafted yourself.It’s a cheap laptop with yesteryear’s components, created specifically to try to make getting …

Raspberry Pi

Beyond the Weekly Word List

There is also a strong correlation between ease with spelling and writing fluency. Students who must dedicate a lot of time to basic skills like …

Pedagogy

Google Cast for Education Help

To use Google Cast for Education, you need Chrome browser version 53 at least, but best to be on the current stable version. Need to update? See …

How to Create (or Experience) Audio in Augmented Reality

<b>iOS:</b> Augmented reality feels a little gimmicky—there are only so many games you can play on your coffee table, monsters you can drop into your …

Augmented Reality

How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 Files

Want to pull your favorite YouTube videos right off the platform and onto your computer? Here's how to convert certain music videos on YouTube to …

YouTube Music

Expand your phone's storage with this iOS flash drive

The iPhone never has as much storage space as we'd wish it would. iCloud alleviated that slightly by offering a way to access photos, music, and …

Flash Drives

Unrestricted Kodi Addons: Git Browser is the Easiest Download Method

Users have been put at risk by our inability to index certain Kodi addons due to our current legal situation. We have heard horror stories of people …

Raspberry Pi

The Best Low-Code Development Platforms of 2018 - PCMag India

Building an Application Without Coding<p>Applications are tools to get things done, be it on your desktop, tablet, or mobile device. Commercial apps …

Apps

SMS Backups: How to Save Text Messages

If you often use SMS text messaging, you may want to learn how to backup text messages on your phone so you can easily retrieve them later. These …

Apps

How to Change Your Gmail Signature

Your Gmail signature is an important piece of information that tells your email recipients a little more about you. When your contact information …

Google Expeditions

Imagine swimming amongst coral reefs or staring into the eye of a miniature Category 5 hurricane. With Expeditions, teachers can take students on …

How to record the screen on your iPhone in a few easy steps

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

14 Interview Questions Every Teacher Must Be Able to Answer

Job interviews are exciting (we swear)! They’re a peek into new opportunities, new colleagues, and new challenges that will change your career path. …

Google Maps is now a globe — just zoom out

If you open Google Maps on your computer (go ahead, I’ll wait), you’ll likely see the town or city you live in, or maybe the last place you looked up. Now, zoom out. No, more than that. Keep going. Further!<p>Until very recently, Google Maps would have shown you a flat map of the world. About two …

Google Maps

Google Maps added a new feature that’s equal parts genius and creepy

It’s no secret that Google Maps is one of the must-have apps on any smartphone, even on iPhones since Apple’s alternative isn’t as good. Google just …

Apps

Google Simplifies Machine Learning With SQL

Google BigQuery is making it possible for data analysts to deploy machine learning (ML) models using only simple SQL statements, potentially reducing …

Machine Learning

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

I keep all 204 of my iPhone apps on just one home screen — here's the system I use to stay organized

Right now, I have 204 apps on my iPhone X.<p>Yes, it's more than I'll ever need.<p>But I love finding and downloading new apps, and I run a tight ship: I'm regularly deleting old apps I'll never use, and I neatly organize all of my new apps into folders so everything on my phone can be accessed from a …

Apps

18 Creative Ways to Dress Up Your Classroom Clock

Keeping track of time is an essential part of keeping your classroom running smoothly. So why just settle for the ordinary standard-issue classroom …

Education Technology

There is Always Room for Student Creativity! (Even in A Google Doc)

We all know that Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool and one of the main core applications of Google. It allows students the opportunity …

EDU in 90: Teacher Center Resource Hub

YouTube

The most affordable robots you can make at home

There are some truly amazing robots out there, but you don't need to spend a fortune to make your very own robotic creation. We take a look at some …

Robotics

How to make your iPhone videos look like Hollywood movies

Your iPhone is capable of shooting incredible videos. Its camera can capture 4K video, which is good enough for the cinema, and the video camera’s auto-stabilization turns your wobbly pans into cinematic sweeps.<p>And yet it’s still all too easy to shoot a terrible iPhone video. So today we’ll look at …

Mobile Photography

Google for Education

You'll receive emails from the Google for Education team including professional development opportunities and our newsletter with the latest product …

How to get YouTube’s incognito mode on iOS right now

Android has, or is soon to get, an incognito mode for the YouTube app, which will stop watched videos from showing up in your YouTube history. Google will still know exactly what you watch, of course. It’s just a way of keeping embarrassing movies out of your watched videos list.<p>iOS may or may not …

IT security

Atlassian invests in Slack, kills HipChat and Stride

Atlassian has announced a new strategic partnership with Slack, the workplace chat behemoth.<p>As part of the deal, Atlassian makes a significant equity investment in Slack, although it’s keeping mum on how much money is on the table.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news …

Project Management

5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom

The post 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom. At the …

Education Technology

Dropbox rolls out Gmail add-on

The aim is to make it easier and faster to search for attachments and links across multiple senders in an email thread.<p>Dropbox is rolling out its …

Apps

Google introduces Course Kit

Ryan Duffy writes: “<b>Google</b> has created a free tool that will <b>embed Docs and Drive</b> in <b>learning management systems,</b> allowing students and teachers to</b> …

Education Technology

Google Lens is a student's best friend: How to copy-paste text from the real world

Google Lens is one of the more underappreciated Google services out there, and nowhere is this more true than in education. Sure, Google Lens can …

Google Lens