OneBox is a new cloud services. The concept is OneBox connect your email account and your cloud-based storage services. Once a new email appears in your account, it will automatically save the attachments into your cloud-based storage, like Dropbox.
Sounds good? Yes, I try it and feel really convenient!
See How’s work:
1) Click ” Try it Now!”
2) Choose the cloud services that you have already signed up.
3) Get the right to access your “Box”.
4) Then, connect your email account. You can add more than 1 email account. That is, you can connect more than 1 Gmail account.
5) Get the right to access
6) If you want to save your email storage, click this on. OneBox can replace your account’s attachment as link. You can turn off later.
7) If you stop using OneBox, you can follow the steps below.
After using OneBox, your attachments directly drop into your cloud storage. That means it’s automatically sync to your desktop! Must try!
Google starts street view for a long time. Most of the people know that it can view the “street” via google map. The Google team tries to explore more. Thus, they create “Art Project”. It lets student can walk through famous museums just a second – using first-sight and indoor street view function.
Now, Street view has many collections: World Wonders, Amazon, Ocean, World Landmarks, etc. If you type “Google street view collection” on different country google search engine, it will have different results. Here is some of this:
Today, I saw news from Engadget about HP and a private school in Taiwan created a “Future Classroom”. You can imagine that all product use what brand. The most catching my eyes is using “HP VantagePoint” as Blackboard.
Here is what HP described their VantagePoint:
Six HP LD4730G Micro-Bezel Digital Signage Displays arranged in a 3×2 grid that provides an 11-foot wide by 7-foot high experience
a full 132”-diagonal touch surface
up to 32 simultaneous touch points for multi-person, multi-touch interactive applications
ultra high resolution (4098×1536) supporting the next generation of high-definition content
As HP claimed, this is “a commercial grade system”. I’m no idea what the price is. It seems it can’t easily see it everywhere. But it should be a good start!
Coggle – It’s an online mindmap service. After you sign in with your google account. You can start to create immediately!
Simple and clear UI let you easy to create a mindmap as you want.
Basically, you need to know two methods:
1) Press “+” to create the new and Press “Ctrl” to move/ blend.
2) Hold “Ctrl” and press “X” (at the end of line) to delete
You can 7 colors to create your Mind Map.
After you finished, you can share to “Facebook” or download it as “PNG” or “PDF”
My Work 😛
If you want to share with your students or friends, you can copy the link like this. Or enter their email as co-workers.
Application for Education
For teachers, the share link helps you show the MindMap for students in teaching. For students, you can edit your MindMap collaboratively. One more that I found this services is great – its support various language input, like Chinese!
P.S. After testing on my iPad, it works! You can also “touch and move” to blend the line. Also, you can add/delete when you “touch and hold” the line. Redo and Undo also available when you “touch and hold”! Amazing!