Do you like to know about the world around you? Want to give your students that same opportunity? Well I have two great apps to help quench that thirst. The Field Trip App from NianticLabs@Google and HISTORY Here from A&E Television Networks Mobile.
The Field Trip App is Niantic Labs (a startup inside of Google) first app. They have recently become more known for their other location... More →
You know about the International Space Station or ISS. But have you ever seen it, I mean actually see it fly throught the sky? The ISS Detector App will show you when to look up into the night sky to do just that.
So you are thinking great, I get to see the space station but how does that apply to my classroom? I teach kids during the day.... More →
Widgets are just awesome. You heard me mention this before in the post about homescreens. In my opinion widgets are one of the great things that make the Android operating system stand out. Widgets allow you to customize your homescreens with useful information and or functional apps not just shortcuts to an app. Want to see your Google Calendar agenda without launching the app? Just install the widget on one... More →
I love homescreens; I am comfortable admitting it. The thing I love most about homescreens is that I can customize them with apps, app folders and widgets. The one thing that can be a plus and minus is that you get five, no more, no less. If you love widgets and you can’t get enough, then having only five homescreens might be a problem. But what I think... More →
Lets look at your screen now to learn how to navigate in your Android tablet. You have three areas that we will talk about: the top, the middle and the bottom.
The top: This slim area houses three unique areas. To the left is the word “Google” and a Microphone. This is for quick access to search.
Touching Google will bring up the keyboard and touching the microphone... More →
Welcome to your new Android device. When you pull the Sony Xperia Tabletout of the box you will quickly find all hardware buttons you will need. The power/sleep button is located on the upper right hand corner above the volume rocker button. On the opposite side of the device you will find the headphone jack and a little cover. To access the cover find the little notch at the... More →