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Steve Ransom

PRS/Clicker app for iphone/ipodtouch - 22 views

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    Supports up to 16 clients. Client app is free. Available at the itunes app store.
Mary Ann Apple

iear - home - 24 views

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    Purpose and or Objectives: IEAR.wikispaces.com is a repository of lesson plans, activities, and projects for K - 12 Classroom Teachers. Goals and Focus: I Education Apps Review's is about examining practical, useful, and educationally sound ways to use the ITouch / IPhone / and IPods in the classroom.
anonymous

50 Educational Apps for the iPod Touch | U Tech Tips - 35 views

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    Most are free.
Dennis OConnor

Why The FCC Wants To Smash Open The iPhone - washingtonpost.com - 0 views

  • Right about now, Apple probably wishes it had never rejected Google Voice and related apps from the iPhone. Or maybe it was AT&T who rejected the apps. Nobody really knows. But the FCC launched an investigation last night to find out, sending letters to all three companies (Apple, AT&T, and Google) asking them to explain exactly what happened.
  • The FCC investigation is not just about the arbitrary rejection of a single app. It is the FCC's way of putting a stake in the ground for making the wireless networks controlled by cell phone carriers as open as the Internet.
  • On the wired Internet, we can connect any type of PC or other computing device and use any applications we want on those devices. On the wireless Internet controlled by cellular carriers like AT&T, we can only use the phones they allow on their networks and can only use the applications they approve.
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  • Google must secretly be pleased as punch. It was only two years ago, prior to the 700MHz wireless spectrum auctions, that it was pleading with the FCC to adopt principles guaranteeing open access for applications, devices, services, and other networks. Now two years later, in a different context and under a different administration, the FCC is pushing for the same principles.
  • FCC cites "pending FCC proceedings regarding wireless open access (RM-11361) and handset exclusivity (RM-11497). That first proceeding on open access dates back to 2007 when Skype requested that cell phone carriers open up their networks to all applications (see Skype's petition here). Like Google Voice, Skype helps consumers bypass the carriers. The carriers don't like that because that's their erodes their core business and turns them into dumb pipes. But dumb pipes are what we need. They are good for consumers and good for competition because they allow any application and any device, within reason, to flower on the wireless Internet.
  • The FCC also wants Apple to explain the arbitrariness of its app approval process: 4. Please explain any differences between the Google Voice iPhone application and any Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) applications that Apple has approved for the iPhone. Are any of the approved VoIP applications allowed to operate on AT&T?s 3G network?5. What other applications have been rejected for use on the iPhone and for what reasons? Is there a list of prohibited applications or of categories of applications that is provided to potential vendors/developers? If so, is this posted on the iTunes website or otherwise disclosed to consumers?6. What are the standards for considering and approving iPhone applications? What is the approval process for such applications (timing, reasons for rejection, appeal process, etc.)? What is the percentage of applications that are rejected? What are the major reasons for rejecting an application?
  • Why does it take a formal request from a government agency to get Apple (and AT&T) to explain what the rules are to get on the wireless Internet?
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    Opening the iPhone would make educational apps much easier to publish. Apple's monopoly means e-text-book readers and classroom use of hand held computers (which is what the iPhone and iPod reall are) have to pay a toll to Apple. Right now, Apple's approval system is cloaked in mystery. Developers have no way to market their products without 'official' approval. Opening up the iPhone and by extension opening up wireless networks around the country will drive down high prices and bring connectivity to more inexpensive computing devices. I hope this FCC investigation is the domino that kicks open the door to the clouds of connectivity that are already out there!
Mark Fox

FreeAppAlert - Free iPhone apps that were paid iPhone apps yesterday - 0 views

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    Paid iPhone Apps that just became free
Kathleen N

iWebKit - Make a quality iPhone Website or Webapp - 0 views

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    design a website optimized for the iPhone
Ruth Howard

ipodclassroom - home - 2 views

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    Well organised campaign...lots of ideas re itouch ipods in classroom/school admin/student/parent/world
Dennis OConnor

Appy FaceFighter - 0 views

  • Fight ANYONE ... ANY PLACE ... at ANY TIME with FaceFighter! FaceFighter is the fighting game where YOUR FRIENDS are your foes! FaceFighter bouts are as simple as a three-punch boxing combo: Get a picture. Drop your foe's face on top of a body. FIGHT!
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    A great way for kids to fool around with digital photography
Kathleen N

Email 'n Walk - Compose Emails While On The Move | Apple iPhone Apps - 0 views

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    fun and clever!
Samantha Morra

Top 50 iPhone Apps for Educators | OEDb - 0 views

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    Great list of iPhone apps for educators.
J Black

Amazon Kindle for iPhone & iPod Touch « THE FIRE WIRE - 0 views

  • Even if you could never justify spending $360 on a Kindle, you can still partake in the mobile eBook revolution. Amazon Kindle for iPhone & iPod Touch (Free) is a new app that lets you buy and download Kindle books and read them on the go — without buying the Kindle 2. In addition to having access to more than 240,000 books, the app lets you adjust text size, add bookmarks, and get free samples. If you already have a Kindle, the app’s Whispersync technology saves and synchronizes your bookmarks across your Kindle and your iPhone.
Dennis OConnor

Appy Entertainment - Welcome - 0 views

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    I think iPhone applications will be the next frontier for e-learning. While I imagine inexpensive textbooks and access to course management systems, the market is driven by games. I suspect this will be a big year for phone games (and who knows, we may learn a little bit too!
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