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Google Earth in a browser

Today Google announced that the ever popular Google Earth program can now be incorporated into a browser.  You will need a plugin, but you will not have to install the heavy application. I captured the inserted picture from my browser.  … Continue reading

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Sync’ing

I asked my students how they move files from home to school.  I expected the most common method to be a USB drive, but I was surprised to hear that most still email files. I consider email as a last … Continue reading

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Canon HG10

I have moved into high definition video recording.  Through a mini-grant I have received a Canon HG10 hard drive based video camera. I can record about five hours of 1920 x 1080 video on the 40 GB hard drive.  Putting … Continue reading

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EveryZing

Here is a handy tool for anyone interested in finding a podcast about a specific topic.  Everyzing is a service that scans through an assortment of podcasts and converts all that speech into text that is searchable.  You can search … Continue reading

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Jing

Jing is a free screen capture tool from TechSmith, the makers of Snag and Camtasia.  Jing runs on Windows or OS X and can be linked to your own server or to a free streaming service called ScreenCast.com. Jing will capture … Continue reading

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