Microsoft iPhail released
OCTOBER 6, 2009
Apparently, Microsoft released their “answer to the iPhone today: a refreshed version of their Windows Mobile operating system, skinned with an iPhone-like icon-driven navigation system, dubbed “Windows Mobile 6.5″ C’mon Microsoft, you’ll have to do better than that if you want to claw back market (and mind) share!
matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation
OCTOBER 1, 2009
The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. Don’t mention that job at Microsoft or that time in Europe!) Comments Leave a response Chris M Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:36:48 CDT Brilliant Matt! Antao Almada Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:44:10 CDT As usual, any new technology brings privacy concerns. justBcoz Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:47:34 CDT This is both thrilling and terrifying! Thanks for visiting! Where are the cliques.
2D Barcode News
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JANUARY 15, 2009
Microsoft has entered the barcode reader and creation space with their new Microsoft Tag. Microsoft has already entered into agreements with major players and it does have several advantages over the market leaders Datamatrix, EZcode and QR, but there are also some unknowns. You can see a demo, download the reader and create tags here.
Mobile Learning Jam Reflections
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
NOVEMBER 17, 2009
Last week in San Jose I was pleased to participate at DevLearn in the Mobile Learning Jam. Thanks to Jay Cross for taking this picture and posting it on Flickr. For two days plus there were 15 sessions -- in addition to 9 regular conference sessions -- all about mobile learning. The questions and comments from the attendees was awesome. All in all it was very tiring, but lots of fun!
The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps
The Mobile Learner
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
That having been said, this reality is changing quickly with the likes of Palm, RIM and Microsoft also developing a marketplace and vendor space for apps that will increase and improve the availability of learning app for students. Let’s take a look at some ways the hardware and software, including web software and apps, can come together to actualize learning outcomes.
Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview
mLearning is Good
JUNE 25, 2009
Microsoft’s Project Natal for the XBox Platform is attempting to remove the controller from game play by capturing the motion of the person playing the game through an innovative camera setup. . The integration of innovative technology in learning has always been a goal of educators. In the past two decades, we’ve seen advances in learning technology that allow learners to connect to powerful learning systems and sources of information that were previously unavailable. We have been unable to incorporate the physical world around the learner. For a demo, check out this video.
Are Apps the Future of Mobile Learning?
mLearning is Good
FEBRUARY 4, 2009
And, the following companies have an app store or will have one very soon: Microsoft (Windows Mobile), RIM (Blackberry), Nokia and Sony-Ericsson(Symbian), Google (Android), Adobe (Flash Lite, AIR, Flex, etc.). As a developer, you constantly look for the “next big thing. Most of us will probably admit that there can be more than one of those “big things. Nevertheless, it’s tempting to look for one technology and try to become good at it so you keep your skill set up to date with the latest technologies. Much organizational learning is unique in what it teaches.
The Role of Libraries in an mLearning World
The Mobile Learner
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
However, while it is true that in the 1990’s, $70 Microsoft Encarta CD’s destroyed Encyclopedia Britannica’s traditional business of selling $1000 physical encyclopedia sets, it did not destroy Encyclopedia Britannica itself. “Instead of a traditional library with 20,000 books, we’re building a virtual library where students will have access to millions of books,’’ - Article for the Boston Globe. Rapid social change = increased need and frequency for more up-to-date learning materials. They have learned to survive using new forms of disseminating information.
mLearning-World Welcomes our Newest Author- Thomas Curtis
APRIL 27, 2009
In my role as an e-learning professional I develop applications & solutions to support teaching and learning (based primarily on Microsoft ASP.net and related technologies), this can range from simple web forms, event management systems to project managing multimedia recording solutions and full upgrade to lecture theaters. (From Thomas) Hello, I'm Thomas Curtis and this is a little about me and a mini blog post combined. It was not until I went to College (ironically it is the same institution that I work for now) that reignited both my passion for learning and computing in general.
Mobile learning & iTunes U | e-Taalim
DECEMBER 27, 2009
Français e-Taalim Institutions Higher Education Professional Devolopment Resources Solutions Initiatives Research Events Mobile learning & iTunes U Sat, Dec 26, 2009 Featured articles , Resources , Solutions Mobile learning is getting more and more interest these days, as mobile devices are becoming more sophisticated and the infrastructure ready to support multimedia content.
BLOOM-ing marvellous learning opportunities on mobile « Bango blog
JUNE 25, 2009
Bite-sized Learning Opportunities on Mobile “ Mobile learning succeeds because its palm-sized micro-courses can fit more readily into a busy work schedule, said Geoff Stead, Tribal’s mobile learning expert. “It’s already proving popular with taxi drivers and train drivers who don’t sit in front of a desk and have easy access to e-learning or face to face training.
Frequently Asked Q: Update on ACU's Mobile Learning Initiative
JULY 31, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009 Update on ACU's Mobile Learning Initiative I wrote a blog post last December on Abilene Christian Universitys Mobile Learning Initiative and more recently on their iPhone Programming course. ► June 2009 (45) No Teacher Left Behind - Full Sail Ahead Online Writing Across the Curriculum Do You Have 15 Seconds to Spare? like it or not."
Mark Power » Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning?
OCTOBER 21, 2009
Oct 20, 2009 augmented reality , mobile learning , mobile technologies I think we’re getting to the point where, by now, many of you will have found it hard to avoid hearing about the latest technology buzz. Mark Power A JISC CETIS blog Contact Subscribe Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning? No, not Cloud Computing.
from the elab.: QR codes
MARCH 26, 2009
elearning blog from City College Norwich Thursday, March 26, 2009 QR codes Mobile learning. Jigsaw creation tool and Creative Commons The Microsoft Picture Toolbar Blog about wikis Blog about blogging City College OurTube ► October (8) Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year web 2.0 from the elab. ideal for open days? Adverts on buses and posters? The technology is amazing.
Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom
DECEMBER 17, 2009
Copyright 2009 All Rights Reserved. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom Verizon Wireless and GoKnow! Mobile Learning Software Pilot Project Delivers Improved Test Scores within the School District. MARYS, OH — Kyle Menchhofer, technology coordinator for the St. With the help of Verizon Wireless and GoKnow!, Inc., About St.
iPhone gets on the 'Oregon Trail' | Crave - CNET
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
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Futures of Learning
JULY 1, 2009
Futures of Learning | Home | about us | Publications | Literature Reviews | Book Reviews | Field Reports | Announcements | Archive | Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Mobile Experiences in Art Museums Museums today seek a balance between the one-way transmission of curatorial expertise and the pluralistic modes of interpretation by visitors. 2009, March 5). 2009, March). 2009, March).
From David Hockney to Photosynth: applications that build on social media content
MARCH 11, 2009
If you have not heard of it yet, I think you will like this application: photosynth of Microsoft. Photosynth is a software developed by Microsoft in collaboration with the University of Washington. During the latest mobile learning conferences, I was frequently surprised by the surplus of mobile learning possibilities. It just felt right when I watched those pictures.
My Learning Blog: Elementary Mobile Learning
MAY 13, 2009
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Elementary Mobile Learning We have used mobile learning as just in time learning for our sales team i.e. prior to the ILT on a new product. My Learning Blog I use this space to record my growth as a learning professional. The learning level was basic i.e. Knowledge in the Blooms taxonomy. This turns out to be the biggest challenge for mobile learning solutions.
Mobile learning in a military context « e-Learning Stuff
OCTOBER 1, 2009
This entry was posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at 9:08 am and is filed under army , conference , m-learning , mobile learning , navy , raf. e-Learning Stuff news and views on e-learning, ILT and tech stuff in general… Home About James Clay New Stuff Old Stuff Mobile learning in a military context Yesterday I was in that for me was in some ways a very alien environment and in other ways a familiar environment. I delivered a session on mobile learning to a group of military personnel down in Torpoint in Cornwall. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0
"The students don't think of it as learning" | Education IT | ZDNet.com
MAY 20, 2009
3 votes Follow ZDNet on Twitter Archives May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 All "Education IT" talkbacks Favorite Links Blogroll 5 Geeks and a Luddite Ars Technica Blog Critics Chris Brogan Feeds Jason Perlow’s Tech Broiler Silly Tater Tot The Onion Contributors ZDNet Blogs All About Microsoft The Apple Core Between the Lines BriefingsDirect Collaboration 2.0 The Conversation Dev Connection Digital Cameras & Camcorders Ed Botts Microsoft Report Emerging Tech Enterprise Web 2.0 They are having fun.
Assistive Technology: Technology Predictions for 2010
DECEMBER 30, 2009
Assistive Technology Blog on the topic of assistive technology, eLearning, mind mapping, project management, visual learning, collaborative tools, and educational technology Monday, December 28, 2009 Technology Predictions for 2010 I guess this is the time of the season to look into the crystal ball and make predictions about the year ahead. Certainly 2009 has been an exciting year for all types of technology and in 2010, I predict we will begin to see even more rapid developments. One of the really exciting development has been in the area of mobile handsets. Posted by Brian S.
Handheld Reflections Day Two « e-Learning Stuff
OCTOBER 13, 2009
e-Learning Stuff news and views on e-learning, ILT and tech stuff in general… Home About James Clay New Stuff Old Stuff Handheld Reflections Day Two I do enjoy Handheld Learning and 2009 was no exception. This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 7:05 am and is filed under handheld learning , hhl09l , twitter. Three days of mobile learning stuff, presentations, discussions, networking and people. Day two, Tuesday, sees a slightly different and more traditional feel to the conference. We have opening keynotes, parallel sessions and free coffee! With a 9.30
Now class, please take out your phone… | danny and ollie
JUNE 7, 2009
This company has conducted a trial with year 9-10 math students, who were given high-end cellphones running Microsoft ’s Windows Mobile software and special programs meant to help them with their algebra studies. Attribution Licence: [link] Avaliable here This entry was posted on 6 June, 2009 at 11:19 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. danny and ollie musings of teachers to be… Home About us… Now class, please take out your phone… Imagine during class time, students take out their phone and they are working quietly on their phone. Well this might be our future!
Increase in mobile internet « e-Learning Stuff
MARCH 24, 2009
This entry was posted on Friday, March 20th, 2009 at 7:18 am and is filed under 3g , iphone , mobile , mobile internet , n97 , nokia , palm , pre , sxsw09. e-Learning Stuff news and views on e-learning, ILT and tech stuff in general… Home About James Clay New Stuff Old Stuff Increase in mobile internet The Guardian reports on the surge in mobile internet use: Google UK today revealed that mobile internet use was surging thanks to the Apple iPhone. The head of Google UK, Matt Brittin, said iPhone owners search online 30 times more than those who use rival smartphones.
Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior
MAY 29, 2010
Youth will not know of Microsoft DOS, Windows 3.1, Copyright © 2009 MobileBehavior LLC. What better solution than to ban cellphones altogether? But while mobile phones have been blamed for an increase in exam cheating , SMS has been praised for helping students learn to spell. The solution lies in perspective. At St. Scott Newcomb, a St. Have the students type for ten minutes.
iPhone 3.0, mobile learning and the ID
MARCH 18, 2009
In another related article Thain goes on to predict that iPhones will be the most adopted enterprise smart phone for 2009. As we're hearing from Apple about iPhones, from Steve Ballmer and Microsoft about the improvements in Windows Mobile OS, as RIM continues to rock with Blackberries for all, more Android and the G1 phones are on the way for 2009, and as Pre may give Palm another shot, there seem to be a number of places where US-based app developers can begin to anticipate what mobile learners want. was announced and profiled. units in 2008. 17M altogether.,
2010: mLearning Year in Review
DECEMBER 27, 2010
RIM stated in late 2009 their support was likely to appear in BBOS6 but that didn’t happen. Microsoft focused its energies on ways to leverage its own Silverlight support within the new Windows Phone 7 environment before it adds Flash Player support. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! Validated (“Double”). Validated (“Triple”). Validated (“Single”). Maybe next year.
BrainPOP UK | Our Handheld Learning 09 Review | POPtalk
OCTOBER 12, 2009
– Dawn Hallybone reviews BrainPOP UK BrainPOP UK – a home educator perspective Flickr stream Delicious links Photosynth : Microsoft Live Labs 2009/10/08 BrainPOP UK | A Year 6 review of BrainPOP UK | POPtalk 2009/10/05 BrainPOP UK | Announcing brand new Maths resources | POPtalk 2009/09/17 Entries RSS Comments RSS Login. Home About Us BrainPOP Buzz Contact Us POPtalk The official blog of BrainPOP UK 12.10.2009 But the bear snores on… News and Views “…They tweet and they titter, They chat and they chitter, But the Bear snores on. [link] / CC BY 2.0
ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later
AUGUST 3, 2009
out now to block SMS exploit (54) iDisk iPhone app arrives, there is much rejoicing (53) Recent Comments WS on More red meat for the FCC to chew on with AT&T and Apple Brian on Microsoft: how to port iPhone apps to Windows Mobile balls on Microsoft: how to port iPhone apps to Windows Mobile mare on Microsoft: how to port iPhone apps to Windows Mobile Ben on TUAW Poll: What would you do if an iPhone 4G rolled out on Verizon? Clorox increases prices -- and profit -- in Q4 ADM earnings preview: A lower Q4 profit but a higher one for 2009? like it or not." Sheesh.
Duke Digital Initiative into its fourth wireless year | EDC Blog
JANUARY 31, 2009
Home About RSS Log in Duke Digital Initiative into its fourth wireless year Posted on January 30, 2009 by Hamish Filed Under Uncategorized As promised, I’d like to bring to your attention a few items regarding mobile learning (mLearning) and the way it’s being used in educational spheres. ’s Bermingham University with the help of Toshiba and a £150,000 investment from Microsoft, began a grand experiment. Duke University was the one that set the trend in motion. Other insitutions have followed suit, but I’d like to focus here on Duke. Subscribe What is RSS?
BBC NEWS | Technology | Controlling the hi-tech helpers
JANUARY 2, 2009
Help Skip to content Skip to bbc.co.uk Most weeks I am fortunate to hear about interesting and innovative developments in technology around the world as the in-house commentator for Digital Planet, the World Service radio show presented by Gareth Mitchell. We hear about solar-powered wi-fi in Brazil, computing in Nepal, driverless cars in the USA and silicon chips that can tell when their calculations have been affected by cosmic rays. And we find out about new initiatives and projects that could shape the emerging networked world, like One Laptop per Child.
A better mobile browser | Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
With the desktop browser market fiercely competed by Microsoft Explorer and Firefox, Opera have designed and implemented the best web browsers around for mobile devices. The Genie in the Bottle: Unleashing the hidden power of personal mobile devices for learning (November 2009) Categories Applications Audio Podcasting Interactive Flash Flash Lite Photo Video Wireless Assessment Events General Mobile Mobile Phone 2D Barcodes Moblogging SMS WAP Netbook PDA Pedagogy Recall Record Reinterpret Relate Situated Social Products Web 2.0 Ubiquette. M-learning device for $60.
The touchscreen XO – a (p)review & update on OLPC Australia
OCTOBER 11, 2012
Once hyped as the ‘$100 laptop’ at at time when such machines cost many hundreds more, the final manufacturing price of the XO-1 was closer to $200 plus – but even so the impact of the XO’s development was enough to shock traditional computer companies such as Intel and Microsoft into helping birth the netbook and focusing on emerging markers with new energy. An upgraded XO-1.5
mLearning-World.com: iTunes 7.7 Warning
JULY 27, 2008
I just want to know, did Apple hire some Microsoft engineers? ► 04/04 - 04/11 (1) mLearning and Accessibility ► 2009 (15) ► 05/17 - 05/24 (1) 6 Teachers talk about the iPod Touch and learning ► 05/10 - 05/17 (2) Training Top 125: Alltel Links Training to Sales S. ► 11/09 - 11/16 (2) Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! upgrade. Wait for the 7.8
mLearning-World.com: Wikis at Work
JANUARY 25, 2007
Wikis differ from other collaborative tools — including groupware, e-mail, online communities, instant messaging, intranets, and Microsoft’s Groove and SharePoint — because they allow information to be shared and retrieved in a free-form yet user-structured manner. ► 11/09 - 11/16 (2) Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! Why use a wiki? learing+2.0 New Le.
mLearning-World.com: Note: More mLearning resources to explore
DECEMBER 3, 2006
Create-A-Scape is a free resource for creating location-based learning experiences on Microsoft Mobile Pocket PCs called “MediaScapes, and was workshopped at this month’s Handheld Learning 2006 conference in the UK. ► 11/09 - 11/16 (2) Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! Flickr - features a mobile version of Flickr. Mobilicio.us - Mobilicio.us New Le. Training.
My mLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 2, 2010
By virtually anyone's take, 2009 was a challenging year for all and especially so wherever new technologies and IT budgets/spending were concerned. After years of false starts and miscues, market acceptance for enterprise mobile learning in 2009 was largely stymied through slashed corporate spending and canceled next generation (or hopefully just postponed) projects. We can all expect advances in next generation devices and capabilities from Apple, Google/Android, RIM/BlackBerry, Microsoft, Palm, Nokia and others. Knock, Knock!! Who's there? Mobile. Mobile Who?
Projecting your handheld screen | Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 6, 2006
For the latter, I personally use Remote Display Control , a Microsoft freebie from their Powertoys collection … although it’s not as flash as those skinnable commercial ones. The Genie in the Bottle: Unleashing the hidden power of personal mobile devices for learning (November 2009) Categories Applications Audio Podcasting Interactive Flash Flash Lite Photo Video Wireless Assessment Events General Mobile Mobile Phone 2D Barcodes Moblogging SMS WAP Netbook PDA Pedagogy Recall Record Reinterpret Relate Situated Social Products Web 2.0 Ubiquette.
Text Messaging on the Rise with Young People | Mobile Learning
JULY 19, 2006
While the article makes the following prediction in the context of work, the word “companies could just as easily be replaced by “educational institutions : “Like parents, they try to control their children, [a senior design anthropologist at Microsoft] says. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Text Messaging on the Rise with Young People 20 07 2006 According to Associated Press, ( [link] ): Email is so last millenium. “Now it’s about parents and authority.