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3D and Aerial Imagery Comes to Google Earth for Android

Google Earth is one of my “must install apps” for Android tablets that are going to be used in schools. Today, Google Earth for Android received a major update in the form of 3D and aerial imagery. According to Google’s blog post, the update will allow you to navigate in 3D through Boulder, Boston, Santa […]

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Start a Google+ Hangout on Your Android Device

I don’t use Google+ nearly as much as Twitter for social networking because I still prefer the simplicity and the larger active user base of Twitter. That said, there is one aspect of Google+ that I really like and that Twitter doesn’t provide and that aspect is Google+ Hangouts. While you’ve been able to join […]

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Google Docs for Android is Now Google Drive

If you use the Google Docs for Android app or you are looking for it in Google Play, it has been rebranded Google Drive for Android. Google Drive is Google’s new online file storage and file sharing service. Google Documents will now be a part of Google Drive. The functions of Google Documents will not […]

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Collaboration Comes to Google Docs for Android

Earlier this month Google added a couple of nice enhancements to Google Docs for Android, but it still didn’t include the collaborative experience that you find on the web version of Google Docs. Yesterday, that changed. Yesterday, Google announced the addition of collaboration to the free Google Docs for Android app. Now you can collaborate […]

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Two Augmented Reality Apps To Use On Field Trips

Some of my favorite experiences in school happened on field trips. One of my favorite field trips was a tour of historical landmarks in Boston. On that trip we had fact sheets about each of the stops on our tour. Today’s students don’t have to carry fact sheets. Through their phones students can access more […]

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