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Using Mobile Device Logic and Tracking in Qualtrics Surveys

Qualtrics online survey software, provided to faculty, staff and students at Purdue, is providing more options for mobile device display choices and tracking. We often want to know these days whether someone is accessing our survey from a mobile device … Continue reading

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DAISy Readers for Android Devices

I have written articles on DAISy(Digital Audible Information System y)  readers for Windows, Macintosh, and IOS (iPod, iPhone, and iPad).  I would like to finish the series by mentioning DAISy readers for the Android operating system.  The two most prominent … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Badges at Purdue

Studio by Purdue is proud to announce Passport, a digital badge learning platform developed here at Purdue University. Passport allows instructors to create challenges that a student can complete to earn badges. Purdue’s Passport platform integrates with Mozilla Open Badges. … Continue reading

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The Google Map App Ups The Ante

Users of the Google Map App on Android phones will soon get a nice upgrade that will allow the app to render map images quicker, show 3D building representations, use the built-in compass to orient the map, and allow for … Continue reading

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Release of Augmented Reality SDK Promotes Development

With recent increased interest in AR, Qualcomm’s new SDK may be a great place to start building the next killer app. Currently, many of the AR apps out are rather gimmicky, but Qualcomm’s challenge may help to change that. Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Amazon launches Kindle for the Web

Amazon announced a further expansion for the Kindle platform jumping to a browser friendly format for the web. Already hitting most major mobile platforms, Amazon’s Kindle for the Web is currently in beta format allowing book previews and samples to … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: RIM jumps into the tablet world with the BlackBerry PlayBook

Research In Motion (RIM) has unveiled their answer to Apple’s iPad; The BlackBerry Playbook.  Touted as the first enterprise ready professional tablet, RIM has pulled out all the stops to truly give the iPad and the tablet market a good … Continue reading

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Morning Musings (afternoon edition)- Harrisburg University Provost Bans Social Media (for a week)

Starting this week students on campus at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania will be in for a big surprise when they try to load their Facebook profiles.  Provost Eric Darr has enacted a campus wide lock out … Continue reading

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