Articles Posted in the " Technology " Category

  • iPad problems? Okay, a couple…

    iPad problems? Okay, a couple…

    I have been running the ipad through it’s paces the past week and have generally enjoyed it.  I think the weight is really “perfect” to ensure I know I am holding a device, but not so heavy as to hinder...


  • Digital teaching resources: How do we measure success?

    Digital teaching resources:  How do we measure success?

    Those that read regularly, or listen to our podcast, will know that I love technology, and that I also spend a good bit of time cogitating on how we can best use technology in higher education. As part of another...


  • Review: Mophie for iPhone 3G (and 3Gs)

    Review: Mophie for iPhone 3G (and 3Gs)

    I am rather late to the party for getting the Mophie for my iPhone, but I am here to tell ya, it has been a God send!  The Mophie Juice Pack Air Case and Rechargeable Battery for iPhone 3G, 3G...


  • Products I really, really like…

    Products I really, really like…

    My brother posted links to some of his favorite products and apps over at his blog, so I thought I would do the same.  Who knows, you might find something you really can find useful. I have mentioned many of...


  • My Thoughts: An Apple Tablet WON’T look like this…

    My Thoughts: An Apple Tablet WON’T look like this…

    I have seen all the mock-ups, and the “leaked” images, and various speculations, and what strikes as interesting is how uncreative so many folks seem to be.  Digging back to my blog entry from March 2006 you will see an...


  • Ep 20: Duty, and Mom, Call

    Ep 20: Duty, and Mom, Call

    My apologies, I have fallen behind on cross-posting the podcast.  To be sure to get the LATEST podcast episodes of “Real Tech for Real People” visit http://getthenext.com, or simply click on the subscribe link below. Tech Tutoring, Apple Ruminations, Google...


  • We are sooooo close…

    We are sooooo close…

    We are so close. I have decided it is time for me to talk about my vision of portable or handheld devices.  But first, a little history. I came that reluctantly to the computer world.  My father was an electrical...


  • Windows 7 Speech Recognition and Dictation: Is “Built-in” really Cheaper (than a Mac?)

    Windows 7 Speech Recognition and Dictation: Is “Built-in” really Cheaper (than a Mac?)

    My brother brought up an interesting topic the other day.  We were having a discussion on twitter about various dictation software packages.  He had just bought Mac speech dictate published by the same people who do Dragon Dictation.  He made...


  • A New Podcast at The Professor Notes

    A New Podcast at The Professor Notes

    I have upgraded my blog to WordPress 2.9 and along with that, updated the database to mySQL 5.0.  Ah, if only I could tell you the trials and tribulations. Oh wait, I do talk about it–in this short podcast! Enjoy!...


  • Cool Barcode reading App for iPhone (should make @alexlindsay happy!)

    Cool Barcode reading App for iPhone (should make @alexlindsay happy!)

    NOTE: I had drafted this post in August, when this application was only available for jailbroken iPhones.  I thought I had published the post, but realized today I had not.  So, here it is, with the following updates. 1.  it’s...