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Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

It is interesting to note that, as per Google’s Report ‘The New Multi-screen World’, 90% of our media interactions are screen based. Though wearable devices such as Google Glass are raising privacy concerns presently, it promises a multitude of new learning opportunities for future learners.

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

Upside Learning

On the 15th of December 2011, the Android Developer Relations team at Google launched the beta version of Android Training — a collection of classes to help developers build better Android apps using best practices in a variety of framework topics.

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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the Race for Artificial Intelligence

eLearningMind

Apple has Siri; Microsoft has Cortana; Amazon has Echo; and Google is looking for Google Home to be the next big thing in artificial intelligence. But Apple hopes to change all that sby banking big and bringing on developers and experts to build out their slow-moving AI division. Google has long been king of giving users what they want before they ask, and Apple hopes to contend in a space that it has been uncharacteristically lagging.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Pandora…. I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise.

Bad Apple

E-Learning Provocateur

So I turned to my trusty adviser, Google, and found that I was not the only one with this problem. Eight days later – just as I’m starting to suspect Apple has ignored me – I receive an email from another support guy. This isn’t the hip and cool Apple I’ve become accustomed to. It’s the fact that the sticker is so damn hard to remove and the code so easy to damage, that you can only wonder whether Apple is doing it by design.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support : This story by Adam Bockler (of Float Learning) narrates the story of Virgin Atlantic that is the first to leverage Google Glass and iBeacons to help personalize travelers’ experiences.

Going native! eFrontPro for Android lands on Google Play Store

eFront

Well, that and a great app, which has officially been released and is now available on Google play for free ! P.S. For the Apple-loving users, soon-ish there might be something in the App Store for you too (you heard it hear first).

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

Apple’s recently introduced iPhones come embedded with iBeacons. Hybris : This is an amazing video that shows how BLE Beacons could be combined with the power of Google Glass to make customer experiences ‘frictionless’!

DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

Visual Lounge

Like previous Google I/O events, the 7th Annual took place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, June 25-26, 2014. With the big focus on wearables, Google also spoke a lot about unifying your experience across devices, including your car and TV.

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. The post Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity appeared first on eLearning Mind | Custom eLearning Solutions. We’ll be honest: There are some ways in which Microsoft falls behind other tech giants.

iTextbooks? - Apple Gets in on the Digital Textbook Revolution

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As long as I'm posting about digital textbooks, I might as well mention Apple. Rumors are swirling around the Apple invite that has gone out to press saying, “Join us for an education announcement in the Big Apple.” Apple is not very good at the social thing yet.

Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?

Upside Learning

A Google search on ‘Apple iPad’ throws up an excess of 30 million results! Clearly the Apple iPad has drawn much applause and an equal amount of criticism in the last few weeks. Let’s start by looking at this promotional video from Apple.

The Corporate University Shift: Why Great Companies Invest in Custom Learning

eLearningMind

From Google to Zappos, corporate universities have taken on more meaning than just an afternoon of mandatory video tutorials. Google’s Googleplex: Using play for spontaneous exploration. Apple University: Establishing the “Apple Way” through better culture. Apple sets itself apart by doing things differently, and it expects the same from its army of employees.

Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. This also helps us poor elearning developers circumvent the continuous war between Adobe and Apple over flash technology, and allow delivery across devices/platforms.

Wearing out our welcome

Learning with e's

He told the story of how wearing Google Glass became so natural that he often forgot he was wearing it. LT16UK affordances Apple Watcc Culture Google Glass intention learning Learning Technologies new technology perception social interaction

Reflecting on the Apple Experience

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I decided to take a break and sit outside the Apple store at the Biltmore in Phoenix today. Not because Google made it that way, but because Apple MADE them make it that way. Point camera at Jobs memorial outside of Apple store. And Apple executed on that vision.

Musing on Google’s Power Searching Course and marketing

Jay Cross

Today I completed Google’s Power Searching Course. Google Earth has a lot more detail than I remember from previous visits. Previously I approached Google searches much like looking something up in an encyclopedia or dictionary.

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Every time we search Google or Youtube, ask a colleague for help, or read an article, we are managing our own knowledge. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

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Wearable Technology For Learning

Origin Learning

Several other wearables like Google glass, Apple watch and Fitbit bracelets have specific functionalities though they are constantly upgraded to be multifunctional.

100 Days and Google’s Material Design: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Google Material Design. It’s no secret that I’m a huge Google fanboy. My article specifically lays out 4 great takeaways from Google’s new design documentation, and I am very impressed with how clear and true the lessons are.

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24 Hours with the Apple Watch

Tom Spiglanin

My Apple Watch arrived a few days ago. The packaging itself is classically Apple. Also in typical Apple fashion, the instruction manual was a few pages at most, in a dozen languages with lots of photos. The Missing Google.

Google Chrome for iOS’ Killer App: A Singular Browsing Experience

mLearning Revolution

From all the amazing news Google shared at this year’s I|O conference, to me the biggest one was the availability of the Google Chrome browser for iPad and iPhone.

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Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store

Learnnovators

This concept, which evolved from the original idea of Apple’s App Store model, is reshaping our perceptions of how both a software as well as a learning delivery system should function in today’s business scenario.

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NEED a JOB? Google is hiring Android Developers

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So pick up a book and start learning! Figure out how to make Android apps, make one, and then cash in. Either from making a killer app, or at the very least showing a potential employer that can do it.

Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape

Xyleme

Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. March – Apple releases the iPad 2. In the meantime, Apple continues to improve their platform.

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The Nightmarish Tale of App Store Zombies

Visual Lounge

million apps in the Apple App Store are zombies. In fact, one in five apps submitted to the Apple App Store is later removed…which adds up to some 350,000 dead apps since the App Store was launched. News & Events Apple AppShow Mobile mobile video Screencasting

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. Apple is stopping support for Flash on the premise that HTML5 can solve all the development challenges that previously could only be solved through Flash. Apple's lack of support for Flash is already becoming a problem for WBTs built with these tools. Lectora Captivate HTML5 Articulate Flash Apple

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How to Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device – TechSmith Tips

Visual Lounge

The next option avaliable is Google Drive. The third cloud option I am going to recommend is Apple’s offering called iCloud. Tips & How To's dropbox Google Drive icloud techsmith tips tsc tips videos off mobileHi everyone and welcome to another round of TechSmith Tips.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It is quite possible that by 2016, the augmented reality devices, including Google Glass, Apple Watch etc would become the common tool in our everyday realities [2].

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This Week in mLearning Podcast – 09 – Apple’s Post-PC vs. Microsoft’s PC-plus

mLearning Revolution

1- Impressions about Nexus 7, the new Android tablet by Google. 3- Google+ in the iPad. 4- Apple iPad Mini 2012 rumours. 5- Microsoft´s PC Plus era vs. Apple´s Post-PC. 10- Apps of the Week: SharePlus and Google+.

Google Image Swirl

eLearning Cyclops

From time to time, I like to visit Google Labs and see their most recent projects. One of their latest is Google Image Swirl. Google Image Swirl organizes image search results into groups and sub-groups, based on their visual and semantic similarity and presents them in an intuitive exploratory interface. graphics Google

This Week in mLearning Podcast #8 – mLearnCon, Captivate 6, Camtasia 8, MS Surface, iOS 6, Nexus 7

mLearning Revolution

Apple´s World Wide Developers Conference: MacBook Pro, iOS 6 and more on its approach to a single computing experience. RJ Jacquez wrote more about Apple´s mobile story here: [link].

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Modern Design: Clean and Simple

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Apple products that show the pinnacle of this kind of thinking are great--the iPhone is designed to "know" whether you are holding it up to your ear or have brought it down to look at the screen, and it shows you what you need to see in order to click, hang up, enter numbers, or whatever. The 3-D realistic images of the Apple iOS have turned into abstracted, flat symbols of their former selves (iOS 5 versus 6 shown below).

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