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Flickr finally releases their long-awaited Android app

Flickr finally releases their long-awaited Android app | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Flickr came out of left field today during the hoopla that was the Amazon Kindle Fire announcement and released their Android application on the Market.
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5 Apps To Convert Videos For Android Mobiles | ModernLifeBlogs

5 Apps To Convert Videos For Android Mobiles | ModernLifeBlogs | Android for Education | Scoop.it
If you're a happy owner of an Android phone, you might have thought of the opportunity to watch any video file on it.

 

Woohoo, haven't tried yet but hope it works well. feedback welcome on this app.

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Unofficial VLC Player for Android "Pre-Apha" Released

Unofficial VLC Player for Android "Pre-Apha" Released | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Developer Austen Dicken builds an unofficial VLC Media Player for Android app; the "pre-alpha" version brings the "swiss army knife" of media players to An (RT @BrazilTorrents ✖ Unofficial VLC Player for Android “Pre-Apha ” Released Developer...
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Mobile learning – Push or pull?

Mobile learning – Push or pull? | Android for Education | Scoop.it

The universal advice for m-learning is to keep it short.

The argument is that workers these days are busy professionals with the attention span of a juvenile gnat, so anything longer than a few minutes...

 

Lol! I actually think that the simplicity of mobile apps is what makes them so good. You pay for what you use and unlike most software applications where most users only use 10% of its functionality.


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runtastic - makes sports funtastic

runtastic - makes sports funtastic | Android for Education | Scoop.it
With mobile apps (iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7) from runtastic you can track all your sports activities with GPS or manually and share them with friends.

 

I've used alternatives to this app like Endomondo but know that GPS tracking certainly enhances my training and would be useful for students of Physical Education and possibly even be used for Math

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Las mejores aplicaciones Android vuelta al cole: libretas de notas

Las mejores aplicaciones Android vuelta al cole: libretas de notas | Android for Education | Scoop.it
En este capítulo de nuestro especial vuelta al cole de la mano de Android le toca el turno a una de las herramientas más versátiles y necesarias pa...

 

This article compares Evernote and Springpad. If you are an english speaker you can read it using Google Translate http://translate.google.com/just cut and paste the web address into the text field and hit enter. Includes the Android App.

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The Official Moodle Online Learning App is Now Available

The Official Moodle Online Learning App is Now Available | Android for Education | Scoop.it
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The official Moodle app is now available on the App store.
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iNewspapers - News & Magazines category - DroidMill - Android Repository

iNewspapers - News & Magazines category - DroidMill - Android Repository | Android for Education | Scoop.it

iNewspapers Android application ( <50 downloads) Read top newspapers from all around the world.

I haven't used this app, so any feedback would be appreciated :-)

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Adobe Photoshop Express - Android Market

Adobe Photoshop Express - Android Market | Android for Education | Scoop.it

Edit and share photos virtually anywhere. Access them all on Photoshop.com Edit and share photos virtually anywhere. Touch to crop, rotate, adjust color, and add artist...

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Google Goggles visual search demo

Here's a demo of Google Goggles running on a Motorola DROID. The app allows users to take photos of things and, in theory, get pertinent search results back....
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Android Ice Cream Sandwich release by November - Telegraph

Android Ice Cream Sandwich release by November - Telegraph | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Eric Schmidt says Ice Cream Sandwich will be coming in October or November. (But will it taste as good as Schweddy Balls?

 

I read this and thought......What? Icecream sandwich is the new Operating system for android ....... Really!! It was making me hungry.

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Android to overtake Apple in app downloads

Android to overtake Apple in app downloads | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Research firm Ovum says Google's Android is expected to see 8.1 billion application downloads this year, compared with 6 billion from Apple, as total downloads grow by 144 percent. Read this blog post by Roger Cheng on Wireless.
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ScreenCast & Screen Recorder App Available in the Android Market

ScreenCast & Screen Recorder App Available in the Android Market | Android for Education | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for a sophisticated app solution for taking screen shots of your Android device, you needn’t search any further than ScreenCast & Screen Recorder from Media Solutions – currently available in the Android Market.
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Skitch for Android Gets New Features!

Skitch for Android Gets New Features! | Android for Education | Scoop.it

Evernote has made some nice improvements to Skitch. (Skitch for Android Gets New Features! Take photos, annotate and yes...cropping.... Go Skitch!

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JiT2U: Web 2.0

FREE Mobile Application on Web 2.0 called JiT2U (Just-in-timeTraining2U) accessible at jitzu.ukm.my/web20 via most smart phones/tablets or computer web browsers. Interesting animated video tutorials are provided by Prof. Amin Embi from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

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Smartphone buyers chose Android twice as often as iOS in past 3 months | Android Central

Smartphone buyers chose Android twice as often as iOS in past 3 months | Android Central | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Smartphone buyers chose Android twice as often as iOS in past 3 months (RT @androidcentral: Smartphone buyers chose Android twice as often as iOS in past 3 months http://t.co/ok5RDLfF...
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Got an iDock that doesn’t play nice with your Android device, dockBoss+ has you covered | Ausdroid

Got an iDock that doesn’t play nice with your Android device, dockBoss+ has you covered | Ausdroid | Android for Education | Scoop.it

Before I joined the world of Android, I use to own an iPhone 3GS. I'd had it for nearly a year and had bought a really expensive dock for it.

LIke the idea, shame it doesn't have a better form factor allowing you to actually doc your android....let's see who invents that first!!

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WolframAlpha Is Top Android Book App Again | android

WolframAlpha Is Top Android Book App Again | android | Android for Education | Scoop.it

WolframAlpha has regained its position on the Android Books & Reference App Top Ten list at No. 1, replacing Formulae Pro.

 

So here's a search engine that presents information differently and should be in my opinion the search engine you use first for mathematical and fact research - yes even before Google. Why? Because it cuts through the crap and 8 /10 times gives you what you need.

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Use Seal To Lock Up Those Sensitive Apps [Android] | GoosPoos

Use Seal To Lock Up Those Sensitive Apps [Android] | GoosPoos | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Seal for Android helps you protect any application with password or gesture.

 

This application could be useful for the classroom when data is stored on an app. I'd be interested to know if any classrooms have sets of android devices available for students or if students are allowed to bring their own? 

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Listener - Android Market

Listener - Android Market | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Listener is an audio player for foreign language learners. It has some useful features that make training of listening, shadowing, dictating easier for you.

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Google Voice Actions Gets 5 New Countries and Languages Across Europe

Google Voice Actions Gets 5 New Countries and Languages Across Europe | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Google Voice Actions hasn’t always been the most friendly to non-US languages, dialect and accent. Hell, even some US accents are hard for the software to pick up. Fortunately, we all know Google isn’t ever just sitting around and doing nothing.
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For Android Users, a Cure for iTunes Withdrawal

For Android Users, a Cure for iTunes Withdrawal | Android for Education | Scoop.it
DoubleTwist, a free app, gives people a way to easily sync their iTunes music library with their Android phones.

 

I have used this app for about a year and have had no issues with it. I like how it accesses all my multimedia from one app.

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My Country - Android Market

My Country - Android Market | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Develop your city, transport networks and industry. A game at a whole new scale!My Country is a game for serious city builders!
Establish bus transit and take it to a new level of play. Develop your country.
Visit our Facebook Community: http://www.facebook.com/MyCountryAndroid

Your goals in the game:
- Complete hundreds of tasks to the benefit of your developing country
- Build residential buildings to increase your country's population
- Open office buildings and upgrade them to employ more citizens and turn greater profits
- Develop industry, sign contracts and buy vehicles to transport the goods you produce
- Manage the ecology and energy use in your city by building power stations and parks
- Change the landscape: cut canals, lakes, plant trees and country roads
- Establish a bus transit network for your residents
- Gather collection items from the residents of your country
- Hire professionals to grow a forest of skyscrapers in your country!

Lead your country into the ranks of the top world leaders!
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360 Live – Chat with Friends & Manage Xbox Live from Your Android

360 Live – Chat with Friends & Manage Xbox Live from Your Android | Android for Education | Scoop.it
360 Live is a fun application that lets you manage your Xbox Live friends. 360 Live is a gorgeous app that will provide your Xbox Live fix no matter where you are! Main features: Accept & send friend requests.
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Las mejores aplicaciones Android vuelta al cole: diccionarios y ...

Las mejores aplicaciones Android vuelta al cole: diccionarios y ... | Android for Education | Scoop.it
Llega el mes de septiembre y con él la vuelta al cole. Un fenómeno que va más allá de los más pequeños y que también llega a los adolescentes e...

 

Thanks for the suggest ArTBoL. Not my language but the App is quite obviously about dictionaries

 

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