By Category: New Technology

PassPack: Store All Your Passwords in One Place

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If you’re familiar with Web 2.0, then you’re familiar with creating usernames and passwords. Ideally, you’d like to use the same combination you’ve always been using for every account, but what if you’re a little late to the party and your “go-to” username is taken? What then? Well, you have to come up with and, even worse, REMEMBER a new set of login information which can really add up Enter Passpack »

PasspackPassPack is “a tool that protects your passwords everywhere you go. You can save all your pins and logins in one single place, and access them from home, the office or anywhere else! There is nothing to install or carry around.”

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Newseum: Daily Newspaper Front Pages from around the World

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Newseum, the world’s most interactive museum, released a cool new web app several months ago that displays the front pages of daily newspapers throughout the world in their original, unedited form.

NewseumWith an easy to use interface, users can browser through a gallery of available papers or scroll over an interactive map to view snapshots of current front pages for each paper. Though the count varies daily, Newseum records on average more than 700 different newspapers from nearly 70 different countries.

The Newseum also keeps an archive of national and international front pages that chronicle events of historical significance such as the recent presidential election and the 2008 Olympic Games.

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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.

Imagination Cubed: Interactive Online Whiteboard by GE

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When it comes to online collaboration, Google Docs is great… for text. But, what about sharing thoughts or ideas that can’t quite be put into words? Try Imagination Cubed »

Imagination CubedCreated by the brilliant minds at General Electric (GE), Imagination Cubed is an interactive whiteboard application that gives anyone with web access the ability to collaborate online with friends and colleagues directly from a web browser. There’s no software to install, no account to setup and its absolutely free.

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