Archive | July, 2012

Search the Web Through Handwriting with Google Handwrite

Cross-posted from my other blog, Free Technology for Teachers. This afternoon Google released a new way to search on your Android tablet and Android phone. Now instead of typing your query into the Google Search box, you can just handwrite a word or phrase to search. See it in action in the video below. For now Handwrite […]

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A Short Nexus 7 Tutorial Video

Last week I ordered a Nexus 7 tablet and according to the tracking data it should now be waiting for me at home. I won’t get to try it until Friday night  when I return from Limestone, Maine where I’m running a couple of workshops this week. But in anticipation of trying my new tablet, […]

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Sight Words for Android Offers Custom Practice Lists

Sight Words is a free Android app designed to help pre-K and Kindergarten students learn to read basic vocabulary words. Using the Sight Words app students can read and hear digital flashcards. The narration can be turned off if you want to use Sight Words to quiz students. Sight Words does allow you to customize […]

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Try Office Drop to Scan and Organize Documents

Office Drop is a service and Android app for scanning and organizing documents. With Office Drop installed on your Android phone or tablet you can use it as a mobile scanner. Office Drop allows you to take a picture of a document to create a PDF. After the PDF is created (Office Drop does the […]

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AK Notepad – Take Notes, Share Notes, and Set Reminders

AK Notepad is a free Android app for recording notes on your phone or tablet. AK Notepad has a very simple interface yet still offers some handy features. If you have ever used Color Note you’ll immediately notice some similarities when you open AK Notepad. AK Notepad features a lined paper graphic on which you […]

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