Hacking Siri for Learning

Upside Learning

When Apple launched the iPhone 4S, one of the key differentiators to previous models was the inclusion of Siri. To get the official Apple spiel, see here: [link]. Apple isn’t known to condone hackers modifying their products and software.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?


We have gone from big-as-a-house mainframes with slow-as-molasses magnetic tape storage to pizza-box sized servers with crazy fast SSDs, in the span of four decades. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

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Top eLearning Trends for 2016

DigitalChalk eLearning

As per 2013, the usage of cloud techs grows despite many people doubting whether it’s a good idea to keep data and information on public servers. Online Training Software For DigitalChalk Users eLearningExperts predict that the market of eLearning in the US can reach $27.1

Video Learning Platforms

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Screen recording and capture – often seen in demos or software or web tutorials. SaaS or on your own servers – they can do both, but ideally prefer SaaS (they host it). If your VLP is on your own servers most of the vendors will allow you to customize the CSS.

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

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The cloud, or cloud computing, basically means software that is operated by internet enabled devices. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world.

5 Reasons Why You Should Customize Your eLearning Courses


A commercial eLearning training shop might, for example, have a course on how to administer a particular relational database, and another course on how to run a particular application server in production. In this day and age, everybody and their mother seem to offer online training courses.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2


It might not be as good as a database (such as MS Access or SQL Server) or a statistics package (such as SPSS) for some of these tasks, but it’s good enough, way more intuitive to use, and very easy to begin with.

Y R Some Vendors confused about e-learning?

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I give you Facts you give me an Apple. If it deals with any aspect of learning online, whether it is the infrastructure or software regardless if the base is your own server hosting content online for learners or a solution in the cloud that is enabled or provided to people to learn in some fashion, e-learning is the main term. . Right now I am questioning everything about anything. Did we really walk on the moon? Yes) Are the people at my gas station really that stupid?

Teacher Voices: Chris Nesbitt

Learning with e's

One simple piece of software I would love to share is Air Server. It allows you to mirror you iPad display onto your SMART Board (without an expensive Apple TV in every room).

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8 LMS Requirements For Corporate Training


In this post we’re going to discuss 8 requirements that your corporate training software (LMS) should cover — and the ways in which eFrontPro supports them. Obviously, you’ll want your corporate eLearning software to be able to participate in that chain.

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How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy

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We evaluated a number of video production software suites and settled on Camtasia Studio. The videos that were deemed proprietary were uploaded to an internal server instead of YouTube and published as internal-only articles in the existing knowledgebase.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

Apple receives around 47,000 app downloads a minute. for servers and 34.2% for software to 61.4% Examples of new software tools include MapReduce and Hadoop.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

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Systems that are only available as hosted on your own servers are starting to significantly decline. Equally of interest, are the increase in open source systems that offer for a fee, hosting on their own servers, rather than on yours. Now some of these systems will offer hosted on your own servers – if you demand it – but their goal is to have it “in the cloud” What about Extended Enterprise or academia/education? million (according to Apple).

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

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Desktop: Software is installed on your hard drive of your computer and you work on your computer. SaaS: Software is in the cloud, on the internet. You work online via the servers of your vendor. Apple. As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. For the most part, that is a great thing, but as you are about to read, some are not.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

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To encode videos into FLV or MP4, the encoder software uses following codecs - H.264, On2 VP6 , and Sorenson Spark. To encode videos, one can use several encoding software available in market. Streaming – accessing videos hosted on the streaming server.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Part of this shift was driven by the fact that Flash-based content actually didn’t perform/behave well on most Flash-enabled handsets and tablets especially when the content was local rather than on a server. Apple’s iPad will continue to be the market leader in 2012 though a collection of tablet devices based on Android (in older Honeycomb to newer Ice Cream Sandwich flavors), Microsoft Windows 8 and possibly even RIM’s PlayBook 2.0

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

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To assist the development of applications, Apple has provided the user interface guidelines document which provides information about types of applications you can develop and user interface guidelines to make effective applications. Planning Your iPhone Software Product.

5 Training Horror Stories for your Halloween pleasure


All in all, a tradition as American as apple pie, that has been going international as of late. IT guys (and it’s almost always guys) treat LMS servers as secondary services compared to their main responsibilities. Halloween.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I ponder how this would have played out if Apple had ventured into the television market as many analysts expected them to 2012 and that opportunity remains for 2013.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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LMS Template - eLearning 24-7 , May 21, 2010 Provides a template you can use when comparing LMS vendors, thus creating an apple to apple process. continued) - Sana Easy Bloggers , May 10, 2010 Last week we shared our visions on using Google services (such as Analytics) as an alternative to expensive LMS software. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5


But with increased number of viewing devices, from the early desktops to laptops and now, smart-phones, there is more than one factor that influences e-learning developers’ choice of applications, software or standards used to build training.

CellCast App for BlackBerry 10

mLearning Trends

Much of the pressure on these teams to start considering non-RIM hardware was driven at the grassroots level via the consumer-oriented adoption of Apple iPhones and iPads and Motorola Droids that began to sweep through the market. Oh what a difference a few years makes, eh?

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

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The software, written by a team headed by Qui Pan, a student at the Department of Engineering at Cambridge University in England, turns a regular, cheap webcam into a 3D scanner.ProFORMA lets you rotate any object in front of the camera and it scans it in real time, building a fully 3D texture mapped model as fast as you can turn an object. I am sure, the model data then can be manipulated and refined by 3D software like 3DS Max.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. The most popular of which is Apple's iPod family. One appealing concept in this area is the creation of of corporate Napster-type software for the exchange of audio files among experts and members of an organization. Click on the link if you'd rather listen to the podcast of this post, Beyond iPoding , you can find it here.

Media Encoding Tools for Mobile Learning

mLearning Trends

Their mission, as stated on their corporate web site, is as follows: "Until we launched Encoding.com in the summer of 2008, video platform operators had two choices: inflexible encoding software or expensive hardware encoding appliances. As anyone who works in an environment where "device diversity" is a challenge (where you've got RIM BlackBerrys, Apple iPhones, Android phones, Windows Mobile, Symbian-based smartphones, netbooks, whatever!),

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

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OpenSimulator is a 3D Application Server. Online Course Review for Courses in Development - Take an e-Learning Break , April 2, 2010 Rapid Intake, the guys who gave us ProForm and Unison, announced its new online collaborative course review software, called REVIEW™, that allows any course developer to post a course online and collect and manage course review feedback and comments. Do you not want to pay for expensive software licenses? Apple’s iPhone OS 4.0: