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  • Electronics
    Computer tablet, notepad and cell phone cases combine safety with attractiveness
    Whether you're an iPad fan, Kindle Fire fanatic or Motorola maniac, wireless gadgets have become as trendy as Lady Gaga's hair. And some of them equal the price that she pays for those elaborate creations. As a result, protecting your...
  • zen
    5 Apps to Help You Reach Your Zen
    Teachers work hard. We start before students arrive at school, spend hours after school tutoring, in faculty meetings, and chatting with parents, and evenings are spent grading papers after kids are put to bed. We juggle computers, calculators,...
  • apps for creativity
    3 Apps that Boost Creativity
    There are so many apps out there, I can’t keep up–and I’m supposed to. I’m the tech teacher. I used to download every app that looked fun, exciting, useful, try it out, be amazed by it, and then like a squirrel, dart to the...
  • tablet computer
    6 Steps to a Successful Tablet Roll-out
    I’ve posted a few articles on the growing trend in education toward using tablets. I wanted to follow up with the experiences from efriend, Marc Fanaroff on his recent laptop rollout. Does this match your experiences?The adoption of tablet...
  • keyboarding apps
    Dear Otto: Are there any Good Keyboarding Apps?
    Dear Otto is an occasional column where I answer questions I get from readers about teaching tech. If you have a question, please complete the form below and I’ll answer it here. For your privacy, I use only first names.Here’s a great...
  • infested water fountain on LAUSD campus
    LAUSD Teachers take to Facebook to spotlight necessary repairs in place of iPads
    Los Angeles Unified School District staff have taken to Facebook to put a spotlight oncrumbling school infrastructure and neglected repairs - and shame officials.Photos posted on a group page called "repairs not iPads" show busted...
  • ipads and apps
    App Building–for Teachers!
    App building is hot right now. Not only are entrepreneurs picking it as their business-of-choice, but schools are using it to entice students into IT classes. Build an app! Easy!Well, I’ve never done that, so when Justin Holladay over at...
  • 2013 most popular electronics: Fitbit, Beats by Dr Dre headphones, PlayStation 4
    2013 most popular electronics: Fitbit, Beats by Dr Dre headphones, PlayStation 4
    Tuesday, the Cyber Week Awards were released and the top 2013 electronics gifts were revealed; the most popular searched for electronics this year include: Beats by Dr Dre headphones, Fitbit, iPads, tablets, laptops, the PlayStation 4, and the...
  • 2013 most popular Christmas items: UGG boots, minecraft legos, iPads, Xbox One
    2013 most popular Christmas items: UGG boots, minecraft legos, iPads, Xbox One
    Tuesday, the Cyber Week Awards were released and the top most searched for 2013 Christmas gifts was revealed; the most popular searched for products on Cyber Monday were cell phones, tablets, iPads, video game consoles such as Xbox One and...
  • black friday
    Black Friday 2013: HDTVs, Smart TVs, iPads, laptops - early deals starting now
    Black Friday 2013 is now less than three days away, two if you count the many major retailers who are opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, and deals continue to hit the Web daily with the latest offerings. As retailers' make that final...
  • Black Friday deals: HDTVs, Smart TVs, iPads, iPhones - top 10 deals so far
    Black Friday deals: HDTVs, Smart TVs, iPads, iPhones - top 10 deals so far
    The Black Friday deals for 2013 are everywhere to be had as the shopping holiday nears closer. Major retailers continue to release their ads, or portions of them, in hopes of luring you to spend your dollars at their stores and websites....
  • LAUSD Students get a look at the district's new IPADS
    LAUSD IPAD Program – 500 MILLION meant for School Construction
    It seemed like a great idea, IPADS FOR EVERYONE! The kids wouldn’t have to drag around all the heavy, expensive textbooks. Students would each be assigned an IPAD and a key to the scholastic content for their school, teacher and subject....
  • Win an iPad
    Spread the good news, enter to win an iPad
    The Northeast Ohio Media Group, through its “Good News Giving”sweepstakes, is offering Clevelanders and people from Northeast Ohio, ages 18 and older, a great opportunity to give recognition to their favorite Northeast Ohio health and...
  • Apple Preparing to Release Thinner iPad Model
    Apple Preparing to Release Thinner iPad Model
    Apple, the second largest information technology company of the world and the third largest mobile phone vendor, has garnered a lot of respect and popularity around the globe and its products remain highly coveted. Last year the company launched...
  • Nicoi music video screening
    Nicois 'Digital World' video screening wows audience (Photos)
    International Contemporary Christian artist Nicois' thought-provoking music video, “Digital World” premiered Saturday, March 23 at Harvest Assembly Baptist Church before a large crowd. It was a video that struck at the heart of the...