21st Century Learning #28: The Gadget Guide

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #28

The Gadget Guide

January 16, 2007

Download mp3 (34:55, 15.9 MB)

A conversation about the gadgets we are looking to buy. Bill Knauer fills in for Alex Ragone while Alex is running a web 2.0 workshop. arvind and Bill talk about the iPhone, GPS, the OQO, AppleTV, Seagate storage, flash memory, Canon cameras and more!


Welcome to the Worldbridges Chat Room

[arvind grover] welcome mr b

[mrb_packer] Hello arvind

[mrb_packer] can’t get any audio yet

[mrb_packer] ah here we go

[arvind grover] hearing me?

[mrb_packer] yep!

[arvind grover] great

[mrb_packer] some repetitive stream rebuffering — bill is running around yelling and throwing things in his office

[mrb_packer] it’s fun to watch from here

[arvind grover] ha ha

[arvind grover] easy to be you on this one

[mrb_packer] so true!

[mrb_packer] grr audio keeps cutting out, gonna try a diff channel

[arvind grover] hmmm, strange

[arvind grover] channel 1 or 2 should be the same

[arvind grover] 2 is less fidelity, but still good

[arvind grover] mr b, how does bill sound?

[mrb_packer] sounds good

[arvind grover] Apple site: http://www.apple.com/iphone/

[mrb_packer] i’m a few minutes behind you guys i think

[arvind grover] you are

[arvind grover] that is normal

[arvind grover] the iphone is not 3g, but Edge instead

[billk] http://www.mobitv.com/

[billk] http://www.oqo.com/

[mrb_packer] http://cs.nyu.edu/~jhan/ftirtouch/

[mrb_packer] check that link for demos of multitouch interfaces

[arvind grover] http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-12760_7-9672096-5.html?tag=txt

[billk] http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/08/seagate-freeagent-keeps-your-friends-close-and-your-data-closer/

[arvind grover] carbonite backup: http://carbonite.com/

[billk] http://www.dlink.com/products/category.asp?cid=65

[arvind grover] foldershare.com

[arvind grover] http://www.buffalo-technology.com/products/product-detail.php?productid=97

[billk] http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/10/hitachis-1tb-deskstar-7k1000-in-the-wild/

[arvind grover] http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelDetailAct&fcategoryid=139&modelid=14256

[billk] http://www.sandisk.com/Oem/Default.aspx?CatID=1478

[arvind grover] multitouch screen site: http://cs.nyu.edu/~jhan/ftirtouch/

[arvind grover] http://www.apple.com/appletv/

[mrb_packer] get em printed!

[billk] http://www.gizmodo.com/gadgets/gadgets/gizmodo-exclusive-dash-gps-navigator-has-cellular-data-and-wifi-203170.php

[mrb_packer] http://lowenddslr.com/equipment/megapixel-myth.php

[mrb_packer] it used to be measured in “chips” — now it’s measured in megapixels

[billk] http://en.fon.com/info/whats_fon.php

[arvind grover] skye wifi phones: http://us.accessories.skype.com/direct/skypeusa/welcome.jsp

[billk] http://www.belkin.com/skype/howitworks/

[billk] http://tools.netgear.com/skype/

[arvind grover] http://www.skype.com/products/skypeout/

[mrb_packer] Anytime!

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