Archive: July 2009

Kodak Zi8 HD: Just like the Flip Video, possibly better

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The final verdict won’t be out on the Kodak Zi8 HD until its September release, but based on the performance of its predecessor, the Zi6, and the expected improvements, Flip may have something to worry about.

The Kodak Zi8 HD is set to retail for $180 and will reportedly feature 1080p HD recording, an expandable SD-card slot and most notably… image stabilization. If you’ve ever tried to take video while walking around with a Flip, then you’re well aware that this is a much-needed feature.

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KidZui: The Internet for Kids, Ages 3-12

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KidzuiKidZui is a free Web browser, search engine and online playground for kids 3-12.

Kids have the freedom to learn, play, search and discover over 2 million games, websites, videos and photos on their own. KidZui has the largest number of games, websites, videos and photos reviewed by parents and teachers anywhere. Kids can find what they need to help with schoolwork, by themselves.

Smart for Parents
KidZui eliminates the need for parents to constantly watch over their kids’ shoulder, when they are online.

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Tech & Education: Is your school using Google Apps for Education? Why not?

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Google AppsImagine how valuable it would be if your entire campus community — students, faculty, and staff — could share information and ideas more easily. With Google Apps Education Edition, you can start bringing that vision to life.

Google Apps Education Edition is a free suite of hosted communication & collaboration applications designed for schools and universities. See the top 10 reasons to switch your school to Google Apps.

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Chegg: The Netflix of online textbook rentals

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CheggRecently featured in the New York Times, Chegg has been quietly helping students on more than 6,000 campuses across the country save millions of dollars on textbooks through their revolutionary rental service.

Called the Netflix for textbooks, Chegg rents its textbooks for a fraction of the cost of new books and provides free return shipping to the user when the semester is over. Savings are estimated to be between 65-85% if the books are returned in satisfactory condition.

For those looking to sell their used books, Chegg purchases titles in good condition with complimentary UPS shipping to their facility.


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