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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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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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Fliggo: Build a YouTube-like site for your class

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FliggoTired of all the “junk” on YouTube?… Ever wish you could create cleaner version for your class? Now you can…

Launched in late 2008, Fliggo lets anybody create their own video sharing websites in just a few steps. Check out a list of the available features:

  • Let others upload videos to your site
    Expand your site by allowing anybody, or just yours friends and family, to upload to your site. Build a community around your interest.
  • Customize the look & feel of your site
    Choose from one of our designs or choose your own colors. Add a background image or upload a logo and really make your site unique.
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YouTube EDU: Educational Videos from Colleges and Universities

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YouTube EDUNot more than a few days after Academic Earth launched their collection of online lecture videos, streaming video giant YouTube announced their new educational hub EDU.

According to the YouTube blog, EDU is a “volunteer project sparked by a group of employees who wanted to find a better way to collect and highlight all the great educational content being uploaded to YouTube by colleges and universities”.

In comparing the two, Academic Earth appears to have the more intuitive interface, but YouTube EDU has a wider range of video content.

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