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Ditch The Faux Hoverboard And Commute With Gi FlyBike, A Foldable Electric Bike

Forget electric skateboards and faux hoverboards. One startup is trying to convince commuters to stick to the good old-fashioned bicycle. Meet the Gi FlyBike, a folding electric bike that can travel up to 40 miles on one charge.<p>The bike, which is now available on Kickstarter, will also be for sale …

Electric Bikes

A small company in Germany is a huge threat to Tesla

While Tesla gets a lot of hype about its energy business, energy storage isn't something Musk saw coming before everyone else. Large industrial companies such as General Electric, Samsung, and even Volkswagen have had their eyes on energy storage for years, biding their time until a market for the …

How this American automaker became a tech powerhouse

CES: Beyond the tech<p>How Ford quietly became a tech powerhouse<p>Promoted by<p>CES: Beyond the tech<p>How Ford quietly became a tech powerhouse<p>Promoted …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

iPad Pro has an App Store problem

Smaller developers are trying to figure out how to make money<p>Much of the marketing around Apple’s new iPad Pro has been centered on its ability to run professional grade software and the variety of creativity apps it supports. But for smaller developers of pro software, the iPad Pro may present …

iPad teaching is NOT about iPads

<b>Priority no.1 ?</b><p>I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a <b>teacher’s first priority when the</b> …

Can you do ‘real work’ on an iPad?

It’s time to stop the snobbishness about how superior a ‘proper computer’ is<p>What constitutes “real work”? Anyone who has dug a ditch by hand would say that certainly qualifies, but when it comes to computing and screens, the distinction becomes more difficult. Since the introduction of the iPad in …

8 Powerful iPad Apps That Support Inquiry-based Learning

December 8, 2015<br>Inquiry-based learning is a constructive, dialogic and student-centred learning strategy that uses questions as a locomotive for …

Canva – Graphic Design for Teachers and Students

Teachers are wearers of many hats – this is nothing new. These days our hat racks are getting bigger and bigger, and in addition to teaching we may …

The Beatles let it stream – showing that the format is the future

It was never a question of whether the Beatles would stream their songs, only when – and at what price. Their presence is a boost for streaming services<p>In the late 1990s, a senior executive from EMI lugged a laptop to Friar Park, George Harrison’s sprawling neo-Gothic mansion in Henley-on-Thames, …