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Techmamas - Curating the Best of Tech and Social Media for Families

Techmamas - Curating the Best of Tech and Social Media for Families
Many people search the web, read content every day and share that content. While advances in search technology has made finding information easier and easier, saving and organizing information in a way that captures a story or conversation can still be very challenging. I just posted on Techmamas.com about my first experience with Pearltrees.com; I was on a Traveling Geeks trip to LeWeb and Pearltrees was one of the French companies we met. Being a visual person, the Pearltrees online application offered me the tools to capture and organize online information in a visual format that also reflected the storyline behind the issue being discussed. I decided that my next step was to use it and see what happens. What happened – is that adding content to Pearltrees became part of my daily workflow. I easily created Pearltrees for conversations, issues and topic areas I am researching. A Pearltree is made up of Pearls. Here are some examples of how I have used Pearltrees so far: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

JEET 7.9.10 Movie.wmv Download PDFCreator 0.9.5 PDFCreator is a free tool to create PDF files from nearly any Windows application. Key Features: Create PDFs from any program that is able to printSecurity: Encrypt PDFs and protect them from being opened, printed etc.Send generated files via eMailCreate more than just PDFs: PNG, JPG, TIFF, BMP, PCX, PS, EPSAutoSave files to folders and filenames based on Tags like Username, Computername, Date, Time etc.Merge multiple files into one PDFEasy Install: Just say what you want and everything is installedTerminal Server: PDFCreator also runs on Terminal Servers without problems And the best: PDFCreator is free, even for commercial use! It is Open Source and released under the Terms of the GNU General Public License.

6 reasons to use Pearltrees Pearltrees is the first and largest social curation community on the Internet. It’s a place to organize, discover and share all the cool content you find online. However, beyond this basic definition, a question remains: why would I want to use Pearltrees? Well, what I want to share with you are six major use cases (or reasons) we’ve identified as being most popular across our entire community of web curators. In addition, I’ll also share with you a couple of interesting ways in which I have put Pearltrees to use for myself. Hopefully, you’ll not only get value in learning how the community uses Pearltrees, but also be inspired to find even more clever and creative ways to use our software yourself. 3. The problem is that aside from searching your personal twitter stream to get back to the cool stuff you tweeted there’s no great way to keep those links at hand. Note: For advanced users you can even hashtag the links you tweet with #PT and the name of a pearltree in your account (e.g.

5LINX® | The Premier Home Based Business Opportunity! | 5linx.com How can I create ePub files from my books? The native format for Stanza is ePub, which is the Open eBook standard from the International Digital Publishing Forum ( ). ePub is supported in Stanza Desktop, iPhone, and iPod Touch, as well as in Adobe Digital Editions, Apple's iBooks, and the next generation of e-ink readers like the Sony Reader (PRS-505). There are a number of ways to create ePub content: Calibre ( ): a free tool for Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux that allows you to convert to ePub from a wide variety of formats. Calibre currently does a better job than Stanza Desktop at preserving styles and formatting of source documents. Adobe InDesign ( ): InDesign is a high-end publishing tool for authors and publishers, and supports the creation of ePub files. Feedbooks ( ): You can log into Feedbooks and create your own content, which will be made available in ePub, as well as other formats like PDF and Kindle.

A Pearltree of Free Technology for Teachers A few months ago I wrote Playing With Pearltrees - A Great Way to Organize the Web. Last night I was exploring Pearltrees again when I came across a Pearltree titled Free Technology for Teachers. While the name is the same as my blog, I did not have anything to do with creating that particular Pearltree. That said, many of the resources cataloged in the Free Technology for Teachers Pearltree are excellent resources that I have used and or written about here in the past.

How-To Geek » How to Setup Your Verizon FIOS Router with OpenDNS or Google DNS Are you still using your service provider’s DNS servers? You might have heard about Comcast’s DNS servers dying and taking down the internet for anybody not using the more reliable OpenDNS or Google DNS. Here’s how to set it up on your Verizon FIOS router for every device on your network. There’s lots of other reasons to use OpenDNS or Google DNS other than just their rock-solid reliability—they are often much faster than your ISP’s DNS server, and in the case of OpenDNS, there’s loads of extra features like content filtering, typo correction, anti-phishing, and child protection controls. If you’re using Windows, be sure and check out some of our other articles on the subject: Otherwise, keep reading for how to set it up on your router. Setting Up OpenDNS or Google DNS for Your Verizon FIOS Router Once you’re there, head to the Settings button at the bottom of the page. After changing the drop-down menu, you’ll be able to enter in the DNS addresses in the next step. Switching to Google DNS

Pearltrees for iPad is a Must-Have App "Tell me when it's an iPad app," I've told the team behind web curation startup Pearltrees over and over again. That day has finally come and what was a clumsy, Flash-based web experience is now a gorgeous, brilliant iPad app. Happy day, the Pearltrees iPad app is finally here! Pearltrees is a link saving and sharing service that uses a beautiful visual metaphor - links are saved as floating glass orbs just made for touching, swiping and zooming. Above, my collection of links related to Pearltrees. What do you get out of it? I am really having a good time using Pearltrees but there are a few things that could make it much better. Another feature that would make this all the more compelling would be offline caching of content. Now if you'll excuse me, I just found a great looking Pearl about crisis mapping technology Ushahidi and I really want to zip around on my iPad and read it.

iTextEditors - iPhone and iPad text/code editors and writing tools compared Last updated Friday December 02, 2016 at 01:31pm CST (v186). 1a Easy Writer Standard features: iPad, Dropbox, iCloud, iTunes, Plain text, Email, Print, Open in…, Extra Keyboard row, Web Browser Special Features Quick text selection tools. 5.99USDEasy Writer +Infovole e.K.Average User Rating4View in App StorePlatformiOS (iPad)Version2.1.3Release Date2012-02-06Updated2013-11-21CategoriesProductivityBusinessDevicesiPadWifi, iPad3G, iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4GLanguagesDutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish [Back to Chart] 1Writer Standard features: iPhone, iPad, Dropbox, iCloud, iTunes, Plain text, Email, HTML Email, PDF, Print, Open in…, TextExpander, Markdown preview/export, Markdown editing features, Appearance options, Extra Keyboard row, Full-text file search, Word count, URL handler(s) Flexible folder manager with Dropbox and iCloud support. [Back to Chart] AppWriter iPad screenshots: [Back to Chart]

Pearltrees: discover, organize and share your stuff easily Pearltrees is a fantastic web2.0 tool . It is “ the social curation community , a place where you can organize , discover and share the staf you like on the web ‘.It looks like Livebinders and symbalooedu but does a greater job than them . Some features of Pearltrees Here are the main things that set Pearltrees apart from other organizing tools out there :It is completely free You don't have to create an account to browse or search pearltrees. But only registered users can create new pearls and pearltrees. lets you share any part of you're the Pearltrees you've curated on Facebook, Twitter, directly within Pearltrees, using a permalink or even by embedding content in another web site.Pearltrees also lets you discover a web organized by othersPearltrees has extensions for Firefox, Chrome and Internet explorer that make it easy to create pearls while you are browsing the webyou can import easily your delicious bookmarks in your account.

Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard on a PC using VMware Many computer shoppers choose to buy a Mac not only to use OS X, but Windows as well. That is one strong advantage that Macs have in the Mac vs PC war. Apple computers are capable of running Windows, either through Bootcamp or virtual machines. So, why aren’t Windows PC’s capable of running OS X? *In order for this to work, your computer must have a processor that supports virtualization. But, don’t expect to not get errors if you are using an older Pentium 4 machine. Because we will be installing OS X on top of Windows through a virtual machine, the first step is to get some virtual machine software. If you do not feel like purchasing Workstation 7 at this time, you can get a limited trial here. Upon download, go ahead and install Workstation 7 onto your computer. One thing to note, when it asks your if you want to do a custom install or a typical install, choose typical install. Note: This file is just a disk image framework, no viruses or anything like that. Select File > Open.

How to Add Subtitles to Video Files on Your Mac You don’t have to be a movie buff to appreciate a good foreign film, but unless you know the language, you will need to watch with subtitles. Adding them to your movies, TV shows and video files can be fairly easy, and you have a few options to do so. The file format of the video usually doesn’t matter when it comes to adding subtitles, but naturally, playback is another story depending on how and where you want to watch it. If you’ve got a film that doesn’t have any subtitles at all, you can usually find them at websites like MovieSubtitles.org and AllSubs.org or by simply checking through a search engine. Subtitle file formats are typically found in .srt, .sub, .ssa, .ass and MicroDVD, and all of them should work with the options that I’ll outline here. Keeping it Simple The first method is the easiest, and doesn’t require any software to make it work, but you won’t be able to merge them together permanently. A Video Folder Editing Subtitle Files Jubler Merging Subtitles With Video Submerge

Meiller entrée en la matière ; serait plus efficace si liens pearltrees fonctionnaient. by tuk0z Jan 12

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