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Petite USB drives, already handy for carrying data, are becoming more useful and powerful. The open-standard platform of the U3 smart technology from a company called U3 allows users to securely run U3-compliant applications without leaving a trace of data on the host computer. This new technology is available for any PC, and apps for this utility, in addition to regular USB drives, are included in our list of 51 productive and petite apps that every student should put on their USB drive. [click to continue…]
Video collections can offer hours of entertainment, but they also can provide users with hours of education. YouTube offers a venue for many college videos, for instance. If you go to that link and type in, “University of Michigan lectures,” you can find many lectures offered by Richie Hawtin — an English-Canadian electronic musician and internationally-touring DJ who was an influential part of Detroit techno’s second wave of artists in the early 1990s. In these videos, Hawtin discusses how technology is changing the way music is played, produced and experienced. [click to continue…]
Are you sad that you have an Android phone instead of an iPhone because of the lack of apps? Never fear — just a little patience and you’ll have all the apps you need. This list of 40 awesome Android apps for college students provides examples of some high-class apps that will help you float through that undergraduate or graduate degree with confidence. [click to continue…]
Are you an e-Learner or a researcher? No matter if you are learning or working online or on campus, the following Firefox extensions can make your life easier. From organization to collaboration and from citation tools to complete research toolboxes, Firefox is equipped to handle your studies.
The following list of 50 Firefox extensions for e-Learning and researching are categorized. The categories are in alphabetical order and each list under those categories are listed alphabetically. We do not value one extension over another. Finally, each extension should be the most up-to-date modification that will engage with the latest version of Firefox 3.0. [click to continue…]
Thanks to the Internet, learning and education are becoming possible to nearly anyone. No longer is it necessary to sit in a classroom or follow the accepted methods of teaching that many of us are familiar with. Instead, it is now possible to learn what we want, when we want and at our own pace. Additionally, it is possible to use the Internet to complement more traditional forms of learning and supplement what is learned in school. If you want to get into online education and learning, here are 50 blogs that can help you find your way: [click to continue…]