Episode 34 On The Road Again

On The Road Again

In this episode:

Andrew installs an OCZ Vertex2 SSD in his MacBook Pro while using a Optibay Drive kit from http://www.mcetech.com/optibay/ to replace the SuperDrice with the old 500GB stock hard drive. Let’s just say it’s fast. Meanwhile, Danny finds out that the new iMac does not allow Hard Drive upgrades http://gigaom.com/apple/imac-drives-not-meant-to-be-replaced-and-i-hate-it/ so that’s a real buzz kill. A little thing called Google I/O happened where they finally announced the long awaited ChromeBooks. Too bad the Education pricing is not what we had hoped – ChromeBooks for Education. Also out of Google I/O – coming this summer: Fully offline Gmail, Calendar and Docs. We visit the Corcoran Unified School District’s 1:1 iPad program and spend much of the drive back questioning which is the way forward for our own 1:1, iPads or ubermix netbooks?

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Episode 33 Back In the US of A

In this episode:

32 iMacs imaged with Target Disk mode at school today. http://yfrog.com/h020hinj
Link for a easier way from our friend Jon Corippo –

Upload a folder to Google Docs – http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2011/04/simpler-file-upload-in-google-docs.html

Upload images to Spreadsheets – http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2011/04/upload-images-in-google-spreadsheets.html

Sliderocket bought out by VMWare – http://www.fiercecontentmanagement.com/story/vmware-takes-social-turn-sliderocket-purchase/2011-04-27

Nook Color Firmware update or Rooted

Google Docs app for Android – http://googlemobile.blogspot.com/2011/04/introducing-new-google-docs-app-for.html

5 years of Google Calendar and a new favicon – http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/5-years-of-google-calendar-and-new.html

CUE Rockstar – http://www.CUE.org/rockstar

Episode 32 The First International Edition

The First International Edition

In this episode:

MacBook Pro / iPad Roll Out

No Unlock for you –
Update iPhone 3GS / 3G Baseband to 06.15.00 with PwnageTool 4.1.3 for iOS 4.2.1 Unlock [Guide] – http://www.redmondpie.com/update-iphone-3gs-3g-baseband-to-06.15.00-with-pwnagetool-4.1.3-for-ios-4.2.1-unlock-guide/
Download iOS 4.2.1 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch NOW ! – http://www.redmondpie.com/download-ios-4.2.1-iphone-4-3gs-3g-ipad-ipod-touch-final-version/
How to Unlock iOS 4.2.1 with Ultrasn0w 1.2 [Video Guide] – http://www.redmondpie.com/unlock-4.2.1-ios-iphone-3gs-3g-with-ultrasn0w-how-to-guide/

Wonderful Hotel WiFi

Traveling with a WiFi only Cell Phone but a 3G iPad – Mover+  to the rescue
Autostitch and Camera+ for some great travel photos

Mover+ http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mover/id320907954?mt=8
AutoStitch http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/autostitch-panorama/id318944927?mt=8
Camera+ http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id329670577?mt=8

GTA – http://sites.google.com/site/gtaresources/events/2011-04-20

$2 interactive white board http://goo.gl/E0QI

Doceri News – http://doceri.com/
Splashtop Remote – http://www.splashtop.com/remote

Google Apps Manager is it worth it? –  http://code.google.com/p/google-apps-manager/

The Ed Tech Crew Podcast – http://www.edtechcrew.net/ – Tony Richards – http://twitter.com/itmadesimple
H4 Zoom Handy Recorder –  http://www.zoom.co.jp/english/products/h4n/