Tag Archive: Teach


Daryl Hornsby is an affable guy. As the lead designer of the independent educational game, Machineers, he was on hand at the Game Developers Conference in March to give us a quick tour of the team’s puzzle adventure game that… Read more ›

Fan films are the ultimate way for devotees to pay tribute to the characters they love. They give fans the chance to show how the beloved heroes (and antiheroes) should be portrayed — without the creativity-sapping “benefit” of focus groups, hack screenwriters… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — I love basketball, but I have a weakness — I can’t jump. I’ve hit the gym. I’ve tried jumping exercises. None of it has worked, but a new fitness sensor called VERT might be the first wearable… Read more ›

Apple and Google are very interested in taking over the U.S. education market from Microsoft, but when it comes to capturing marketshare, the Chromebook is teaching Apple an important lesson: Price matters. For the first time ever, Google has passed… Read more ›

Apple wants to teach Siri how to find your car

Find My iPhone has been invaluable at recovering lost Apple devices, but if you’re anything like me, keeping track of where you parked the car amid a sea of concrete and sedans is even harder than remembering where you dropped… Read more ›

Siri: “How long should a keynote last?” As anyone who watched Wednesday’s nearly three-hour livestream of the Google I/O kickoff, the answer to that question should be 90 minutes or less. As the event dragged on, the tone on Twitter… Read more ›

Siri: “How long should a keynote last?” As anyone who watched Wednesday’s nearly three-hour livestream of the Google I/O kickoff, the answer to that question should be 90 minutes or less. As the event dragged on, the tone on Twitter… Read more ›

Teach Siri How To Pronounce Tricky Names [iOS Tips]

I’ve grown up with this last name, so I’m fairly used to people butchering it. I’m surprised at the amazing number of pronunciations given to my last name over the past several decades, with people adding all sorts of weird… Read more ›     

While all of us aren’t destined to get our heads buried deep in lines of programming languages, chances are that most of us, and especially our children, will benefit from knowing the basics of how the most ubiquitous devices in… Read more ›     

Screen Shot 2013-08-22 at 5.24.21 PMSeven schools in The Netherlands are teaching kids using only iPads. These “Steve Jobs Schools” are part of the O4NT program (Education for a new Era). One of the biggest tenants of O4NT is flexibility in learning, and Apple’s technology provides that environment. While students do attend class together, the “virtual school” is available on the […]

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