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Google Drive for Android Gets a Material Design Update

Throughout the year Google has been pushing out updates to the Google Drive web interface. The bulk of the updates have been to create what Google calls a material design. In practice, material design seems to be about making your Drive dashboard a gallery of big icons and previews of your files rather than just a […]

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How to Use WeVideo on Your Android Device

A couple of months ago I included WeVideo in my list of Android apps for creating flipped lessons. WeVideo’s Android app allows you to create and edit videos on your tablet or phone. If you’re looking to create a slide-by-slide instructional video in which you or your students talk about what’s happening on the screen, […]

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Explain 3D – Visual Explanations of How Machines Work

Explain 3D first launched a few years ago as a website that offers a collection of 3D animations of simple machines. Recently, Explain 3D launched an Android app for the same purpose. The animations allow viewers to zoom-in, zoom-out, and rotate animations 360 degrees. In addition to the animations of simple machines like elevators and […]

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Turn Pictures Into 3D Models on Your Android Device

123D Catch is a popular iOS app from Autodesk that is now available as an Android app too. The app makes it possible to turn your pictures into a 3D model that you can manipulate on your Android tablet or Android phone. To create a model with 123D Catch select a physical object that you […]

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Fluency Tutor for Google Chrome Is Now Available for Android

Over the summer Texthelp launched a good service called Fluency Tutor for Google. At the time of its launch Fluency Tutor was only available as a Chrome Web App. The service is now available to students as an Android app too. Fluency Tutor for Google allows teachers to share selected reading passages with their students. […]

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