Saturday, March 3, 2012

Collaboration -

Big Marker is a new free service for conducting online video conferences. It is a tool for both education and the business world. It is the perfect service for online learning, tutoring, training, brainstorming, and other online presentations.Big Marker allows you to create your choice of a private or a public online meeting room. If you make your room public anyone can join. If you make your room private you have to give participants a password to enter the room. Once in your Big Marker conference room you can share screens, chat via text, chat via audio, or turn on your webcam so that people can see and hear you. Your Big Marker conference room comes with a white board that you and your participants can write and draw on. As the creator of a Big Marker conference you can control who can and cannot be heard or seen in the live audio and video chats.
Check it out [Click Here]

Monday, February 27, 2012

Collaboration - FlockDraw

FlockDraw is a simple realtime collaborative drawing tool that allows users to draw or paint through an online whiteboard. Flockdraw requires no account, simply start by clicking the start drawing button on begin drawing once the whiteboard appears. Flockdraw provides a set of tools to create lines, circles, text, or freehand drawings in any style and in seven colors. Once done, a unique URL is provided for each drawing so users can invite others to join and draw with you in real-time. [Click Here]to visit FlockDraw.

Toolbox - IP Chicken

Have you ever wondered or needed to know your IP address? Maybe you didn't even know you computer had an IP address. Every computer is assigned a unique IP to help it communicates over the Internet. This IP is kind of like your house address, it identifies the device and distinguishes it from other computers on the Internet.

With IP Chicken, you will quickly find you IP Address just by going to their site. For more information or to find your IP adress [Click Here]

Classroom - geoGreeting

We have a secret message for all of our Brad 2.0 visitors. [Click Here] to see a message from our crew. How do you see this tool being used?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Development - FontStruct

FontStruct is a free font-building tool sponsored by the world’s leading retailer of digital type, FontShop. It lets you quickly and easily create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes, which are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks. Once you're done building, FontStruct generates high-quality TrueType fonts, ready to use in any Mac or Windows application. FontStruct allows you to keep your creations to yourself, but users are encouraged to share their "FontStructions". Explore the Gallery of fonts made by other FontStruct users and download them or even copy them and make your own variations.

[Click Here] to check it out.

Cloud - Pogoplug

Pogoplug gives you a safe place to store all of your files and access them whenever you need them. Easily upload them from computers, the web, or any smartphone or tablet and quickly access and share them at home or on the road. Sign up and get 5 GB of free storage space in the cloud. Automatically upload photos and videos from your mobile phone to your Pogoplug Cloud—no sync required. Never worry about running out of space on your mobile phone again. Let your friends, family and colleagues watch your videos seconds after you take them. Pogoplug also allows the ability to collaborate on a work project with colleagues, or contribute to photo and video albums with friends.
Check out Pogoplug today [Click Here]

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Polling - Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere is web-based audience response system much like the hand-held clicker feedback systems. since it it web-based, this tool can virtually be used everywhere and with multiple input methods - text messaging or through a web widget. Check this tool out by [Clicking Here]

Widgets - Feedjit

Feedjit lets you see friends and visitors as they arrive on your blog or website. Know when your best friends read about your latest adventure. Be alerted when your most important clients view your latest product offering. Feedjit lets you know, right now, who is visiting your site. Simply add the Live Traffic Feed and instantly start seeing who is visiting your site as they arrive. Check out our Feedjit in the lower right column.

Development - Appmakr

Appmakr is a browser-based platform designed to make creating your own iPhone app quick and easy. Using existing content and social networking feeds, AppMakr is a user-friendly system allowing for the creation of native iPhone applications.

Collaboration - Pinterest

Pinterest lets you organize and share all the great things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, share educational ideas and technology and organize their favorite recipes. You can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.

Development - Stencyl

Stencyl is free software that helps you create Flash, iOS and Android games with or without coding. Using their paid service, they will help you also post your newly created apps to the Apple or Android store.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Toolbox - DocsPal

DocsPal is a free online file converter that supports all kind of documents, video, audio, images, e-books and archives like microsoft word (doc, docx), powerpoint (ppt, pptx), excel (xls, xlsx), open office documents (odp, odt, ods), pdf, djvu, postscript; avi, mpeg, mkv, mp4, mov, flv, wmv, as well as video for iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, PSP, BlackBerry; mp3, wav, wma, aac, ac3, flac; chm, fb2, jpeg 2000 (jp2), png, photoshop documents (psd), tiff; 7z, jar, rar, zip and many others. Moreover, it offers an online viewer that allows you to view documents and images online directly in your browser, without having to install anything else.

Toolbox - PDF to Word

Convert any PDF to a Word document.
• Limited to 10mbs
• 20 minute conversion time

Toolbox -

Download vidoes form uTube without limitations.

Toolbox - printfriendly

PrintFriendly cleans and formats web pages for perfect print experience. PrintFriendly removes Ads, Navigation and web page junk, so you save paper and ink when you print. It's free and easy to use. Perfect to use at home, the office, or whenever you need to print a web page.

Classroom - PIC*LITS is a creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire you. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture.

Classroom - TEXT2MINDMAP

Here is a great concept/mind mapping tool for both students and teachers. It works much like Kidspiration and Inspiration, but simpler. Just type the main idea, topic and subtopic in the right hand column and let the text2mindmap generate the map for you. When you are all finished save the final project as a .jpg image.

Classroom - This handy online egg timer is perfect for the classroom, board room or large training venue. Not only is this tool simple to use, but it will also your group back in their seats when time is up.

Collaboration - TitanPad

Create, share and collaborate on a document simultaneously. Each uses gets their own color and the session can be recorded.

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Collaboration - joinme

Conferencing software that allows users to documents or presentation with a simple screen sharing tool.
Free Version-
•screen sharing
•250 viewers
•share control
•send files
•viewer: iPad/iPhone or Android

Multi-Media - JPEGmini

JPEGmini is a photo recompression which significantly reduces the size of photographs without affecting their visual quality. This allows the image to loaded more efficiently browser, photo software or device that support the standard JPEG format. It also allows larger images to be e-mailed.

Mulit-Media - Cut My Pic

A user friendly online editing tool. Users can upload an image form their computer and use the following editing tools:
• Resize
• Add special effects
• Round corners
• Add shadow
• Add reflection
• Sharpen
• Denoise
• Change contrast

Multi-Media - Sceencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic is a web based online screen recorder that not only records your desktop, but also your voice. The final video can be saved as MP4, AVI or as a Flash file.

Organize - pegby

Organize projects and tasks privately or with co-workers using virtual notecards.

Organize - LiveBinders

LiveBinders is a 3 ring binder for the web. It allows users to organize digital content in web containers- like 3-ring binders on a digital shelf. LiveBinders allows users to upload documents and easily combine them with your links in a neat and organized way.