Announced at I/O last month, Google’s Google+ iPad app has just gone live in the Apple App Store.
Keep in mind that the iOS version is out before the Android version and with it comes a dynamic stream of Google+ content based on popularity. So, if your friend’s recent video is more popular than a picture of your dog, the video will trump the size of your photo. Sharing and commenting is a pinch with simple finger gestures to pinch and expand posts in your stream.
You may know TED, not as the guy from marketing, but as the nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading” — or as the set of global conferences, Talks, and videos that touch on the many heady, relevant issues surrounding Technology, Entertainment, and Design. As an increasingly powerful medium through which the world’s experts share their hard-won knowledge, TED is also an educator. In March, the organization launched the first phase of its “TED-Ed” initiative, in practice a series of a dozen short animated YouTube videos “created for high school students and lifelong learners,” in the big picture an invitation to teachers to collaborate with TED to create more effective video lessons that can be used in classrooms.
Tonight, TED is announcing the second phase of its education initiative — a website that lives on TED.com, which is designed to enable teachers to create unique lesson plans around its video content.
If you’re excited about convertible tablets
but can’t wait for the IdeaPad Yoga
to arrive, then perhaps Novero’s Solana
might give you a temporary fix. It’s a dinky netbook
) that runs both Windows 7
, but you can flip the display over in its frame to turn it into a tablet PC. It’s packing a dual-core 1.6GHz Intel Atom
N2600, Intel GMA 3600 IGP Graphics, 2GB of RAM and a choice of 32 or 64GB of solid-state storage. Fortunately, it looks like it won’t be long before we get to clench it to our chests since it’s now been given the thumbs-up from the assembled experts down in the FCC’s
underground bunker. For around $ 800, you too can pretend it’s 2009 all over again, just remember to bring the Flo Rida.
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