Support for Windows XP is ending Microsoft offers large organizations (500+ employees) in-depth technical resources, tools, and expert guidance to ease the deployment and management of Windows, Office and Internet Explorer products and technologies. Learn more about migration and deployment programs by contacting your Microsoft sales representative, Microsoft Services or your Certified Microsoft Partner. Learn how to pilot and deploy a modern desktop yourself by visiting the Springboard Series for Windows 8.1. An Often Untapped Source of Digital Devices for Classrooms Perhaps you've heard that Apple recently released a new iPhone (#sarcasm). This is a good time to remind you of an often untapped source of digital devices for your classroom. Ask your students' parents to donate their old phones to your classroom when they upgrade their mobile phonphonees.
Free textures for your next web project The seigaiha or wave is a pattern of layered concentric circles creating arches, symbolic of waves or water and representing surges of good luck. Made by Olga Libby Download A Low-Cost Open-Source Metal 3-D Printer Technical progress in the open-source self replicating rapid prototyper (RepRap) community has enabled a distributed form of additive manufacturing to expand rapidly using polymer-based materials. However, the lack of an open-source metal alternative and the high capital costs and slow throughput of proprietary commercialized metal 3-D printers has severely restricted their deployment. The applications of commercialized metal 3-D printers are limited to only rapid prototyping and expensive finished products. This severely restricts the access of the technology for small and medium enterprises, the developing world and for use in laboratories.
Top 40 Web 2.0 Sites With Educational Portal Many sites that are beneficial for education require that a student has an email account to login. This is very frustrating for educators that have to worry about district policy and CIPA/COPPA compliance to maintain student safety/privacy. So I compiled a list that had a educational portal that allowed an educator to create a student account or that is safe for use in education. Since then, a number of new sites have been released that accomplish this as well, persuading me to create an updated list. This list is in alphabetical order.
PR 2014 himss ibb version 5 Humetrix Introduces New iBlueButton® Enhancements to Support Caregivers Version 5.0 of iBlueButton Lets Caregivers Manage Multiple Individual Accounts,Receive Updates to Their Medical Records All From Their Mobile Devices iBlueButton Offering Free Multiple Profiles Until May 31 Orlando, February 24, 2014 – Humetrix is at HIMSS this week demonstrating version 5.0 of its signature iBlueButton app, enhanced with “caregiver” features that allow anyone to view, download and share with doctors their own medical records, as well as those of loved ones, all via their smartphone or tablet. Until now, there has been no easy way for consumers, many managing care for themselves as well as other family members, to easily manage multiple individual health records on their mobile devices. iBlueButton is available as a free app for download from iTunes and Google Play later in March.
16 Apps That Will Motivate Even Your Most Resistant Readers For every kid who is caught hiding beneath his covers with a flashlight and a novel at midnight, there is another who has to be begged and pleaded with to read. And the latter might need a little extra—shall we call it encouragement?—to become a great reader. To help, we've rounded up a list of the top apps that not only teach essential reading skills but also motivate kids—even the most book-phobic—to read, read and read some more. Special Characters for HTML, CSS and JS My name is Neal Chester and I'm a web developer and consultant. Sometimes I use special characters as an alternative to images; many of these characters I never knew existed. When I surfed the Web, I always ran into 3 problems with character listings: They contained tons of characters I didn't useThere was no one list that brought together all the characters I neededThe fonts were too small and the page was difficult to use So I made my own listing page containing the best HTML characters I felt would be useful to everyone, especially web developers.
An OLED Ring for Bluetooth Notifications Wearables are the next frontier of amateur electronics, and [Kevin]’s Arduboy ring is one of the best examples we’ve seen yet. Inside the Arduboy is an nRF51822 – a chipset with Bluetooth Low Energy, an ARM Cortex M0,256k of Flash, and 16k of RAM. There’s also a an OLED and a touch button for displaying notifications from a phone, with the ability to reply to these notifications. The enclosure for the ring is rather interesting. It’s a bit thick, but that’s for a reason – there’s a 40mAh battery stuffed along the sides of the ring.
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