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Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

Upside Learning

Yesterday Microsoft finally unveiled its new tablet called Surface. It seems to have made a solid first impression , which is good news for Microsoft given this one represents several firsts for Microsoft. Mobile Learning Microsoft Surface mLearning

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

We’ll be honest: There are some ways in which Microsoft falls behind other tech giants. 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. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative.

4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology. I believe the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn could have 4 major implications for the corporate world. Microsoft could come up with an integrated talent management platform.

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.

Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry

Upside Learning

I have great respect for Apple as an organization particularly because I use an iPhone and I think the iPhone has definitely become one of those game-changers in the smartphone world and by a large margin. I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. I have failed to understand reasons behind Apple’s continued ignorance of Flash.

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

Visual Lounge

Back in June, Apple announced that developers would be able to create and upload a 30-second demo to their App Store listing. Pro tip: Apple is currently featuring a few apps with previews on the front of the App Store. Microsoft OneNote.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience?

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience?

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

mLearning Revolution

4- Apple iPad Mini 2012 rumours. 5- Microsoft´s PC Plus era vs. Apple´s Post-PC. 1- Impressions about Nexus 7, the new Android tablet by Google. 2- Brief discussion about Android vs iOS. 3- Google+ in the iPad. 6- Thinking differently: the impact of the iPad.

How I Work: My Top 3 Productivity Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Boot Camp is a software included with OS X that lets you run Microsoft Windows on a Mac. First, the simple answer: I love Boot Camp because I love Apple Products, but I also need to work in a Windows-based environment.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. Microsoft has taken noticed and acquired the service, undoubtedly to integrate it into the Microsoft Office suite of products. Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. Microsoft has taken noticed and acquired the service, undoubtedly to integrate it into the Microsoft Office suite of products. Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

My Thoughts on Microsoft Bringing back the Start button and the need for Change in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Two recent example come to mind: 1) Apple not allowing Adobe Flash on the iPhone and iPad; and 2) Adobe recently making the move to a cloud-only Creative Suite product offering. eLearning Mobile Learning change featured microsoft mLearning image credit: technobuffalo.com.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, iPad Mini, Play Testing Learning Games

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Topic 1: Is the Microsoft Surface tablet a viable tablet option for businesses interested in mobile learning? But some have raised concerns that Microsoft Surface might actually hurt mobile learning, and that Microsoft does not truly understand mobile.

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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5 Companies Likely to Buy Coursera

LearnDash

Microsoft - Most people know Microsoft for computers or gaming, but it should come as no surprise that Microsoft purchases an average of eight companies a year.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity

mLevel

Let me start by introducing you to our friends: Unity, Microsoft Azure, and xAPI. Providing high class quality for your games, videos, and learning activities whether you’re team Apple, team Android, or using your desktop.

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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This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Touchscreens, Developing HTML5 Apps and March Madness Apps

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Microsoft seems to be spending more money and talking about R&D more than anyone these days. What do you think of Microsoft’s increased R&D efforts? Microsoft is Talking About the Future A lot. March Madness Live App in the Apple App Store.

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]. Surface by Microsoft: a new tablet.

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#mLearnCon Edition of #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, NearPod, Clark Quinn’s 5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

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Microsoft’s unveiling of the Surface tablet and all the great activity coming through the #mLearnCon backchannel gives us plenty to choose from. Microsoft Surface: A Game Changer for mLearning? Article: 5 Ways Microsoft’s Surface May be Better Than an iPad.

#mLearnCon Edition of #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, NearPod, Clark Quinn’s 5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

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Microsoft’s unveiling of the Surface tablet and all the great activity coming through the #mLearnCon backchannel gives us plenty to choose from. Microsoft Surface: A Game Changer for mLearning? Article: 5 Ways Microsoft’s Surface May be Better Than an iPad.

The CLO as Brand Ambassador

CLO Magazine

Today, some of the most valuable brands in the world are Apple, Google and Microsoft. Chief learning officers mainly focus on learning and development at their organizations. How can CLOs promote the organizational brand? Should they dabble with the brand at all?

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18 Billion Reasons to Use eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

We wanted to congratulate Apple on their record breaking first quarter. Being an Apple user myself, it warms my heart a bit to know that they are one of the 60+ Fortune 100 companies that use our products or services. P.S. Microsoft uses our templates too.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. As for recording a video lecture, the first thing that comes to mind is Microsoft Office Mix.

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today!

Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

eFront

That’s more than the annual revenues of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter combined! MOOC, short for Massive Open Online Courses, seems to be the buzz word du jour these days, but what is all the buzz about?

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Microsoft Word: My writing tool for longer posts, articles, and of course books, and writing is a powerful force for organizing my thoughts, and a great way to share them and get feedback. Mail: Apple’s email program, and email is another way I can ask questions or get help. Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ).

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8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

In 2012 Apple announced the iPhone 5, two new iPads and the new iPad mini; Google unveiled their first tablet, the nexus 7 and later the 10″ version; Amazon gave us three Kindle Fire HD tablets. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Offerings from the liked of Microsoft’s OneDrive, Apple’s ICloud, Amazon’s Cloud Drive or Google’s Drive haven’t been able to lure me away from Dropbox.

5 Reasons to Join the Virtual Reality Learning Revolution Right Now

ATD Learning Technologies

Once Apple launches its mixed reality device (planned for the next year or two), we could have 100+ million mixed reality devices almost overnight. By now you’ve probably heard about the recent emergence of consumer-ready virtual reality (VR) technology.

Immersive Learning, VR, AR, MR

eLearning 24-7

Apple side? Why it is Apple. . Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple is a huge proponent of AR and believes that AR will end up being the leader and thus widely used over VR. . Microsoft. These past few days, I’ve delayed writing this post.

Mindflash Named One of the Country’s Best Workplaces for Flexibility

Mindflash

We provide the leading next generation Learning Management System (LMS) used by organizations from Apple to UBER, and we have been selected from a list of 500 semi-finalist companies of different sizes across a range of industries.

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Gesturing and Projecting with Mobile Devices

Learning Developments

But, thanks to Apple continuing to innovate, I am now able to add to my previous post. Apple is signaling that they have serious plans about integrating projectors into iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad. mobile Apple