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MG Siegler over on TechCrunch has been chronicling his experience with picking up a new Macbook Air. One of the startling revelations Siegler has proposed is that of Steve Jobs and Apple killing the CD/DVD for the computer industry with the introduction of the USB reinstall drive. The Macbook Air does not come with a built-in optical drive [...]
As we have reported in the past, the Layar Augmented Reality Browser is an exciting tool we hope to leverage more here on campus. However, one of the limiting factors with this AR Browser was the fact that it would only work realably on Android based phones, as it had been pulled from the Apple [...]
Yesterday a WordPress outage took down approximately 10,000,000 blogs over a two hour period. This outage brought down single hosted blogs off of WordPress.com, but self hosted WordPress instances were not affected. Wordpress estimates that 5.2 million page views were lost during the outage, and top sites like TechCrunch, GigaOm, CNN, and Flickr had to [...]
It’s an idea that may seem crazy at first, but when you think about Microsoft’s lack of front row presence in the online field for productivity apps or content management for education. It would provide Microsoft a turnkey solution to jump right into the game, and be leader of the pack while again allowing BlackBoard to further their goal of being the number top LMS platform.