Finding the right words can be difficult, especially across languages, and once you choose them, finding a way to type them can be even harder. Try emailing family in Germany, chatting with friends in China or adding a Russian business partners name to your contacts and you may find yourself limited by the language of your keyboard.
Thats why today we’re adding more than 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs—collectively called input tools—in Gmail. These tools enable you to type in the language and keyboard layout you’re accustomed to, making it easy to keep in touch with family, friends and coworkers from any computer. You can even switch between languages with one click…
No matter what kind of phone you use, a lot of us are pretty dependent on Google for organizing our lives. Luckily, you can actually get Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Voice, and other services working great with iOS—it just takes a little bit of setup…
This follow-up article offers 33 resources for faculty considering a “flipped” pedagogical approach.
Here is how one science professor “flipped” the usual sequence of lecture and homework, having students review recorded lectures and other preparatory materials prior to class sessions and then work on corresponding problem sets during the class.
Profhacker contributor Ryan Cordell shares the nine essential Mac apps that power his semester.
The $7 Scanner Pro is my overall winner, but not by a huge margin. The $2 Doc Scan Pro and the $2 Genius Scan+ weren’t far behind.
Tablet changes the way scientists design experiments, record results, and read journals.
Project Bamboo is currently piloting a directory of tools, services, and collections that can facilitate digital research. This evolution of Lisa Spiro’s DiRT wiki includes new ways of browsing and commenting on the entries. Please send us feedback on how to improve the site!
For many academics, the ability to track changes and otherwise make comments on a shared document is an essential part of one’s work. Office² HD is an iOS app that lets you edit Office documents, track changes, and review others’ comments and edits, or make your own. The app also lets you create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, all in the most recent Microsoft formats.
[Source: Chronicle of Higher Education]