Posted by Terry Gray in Adobe, eReaders, Google
on Oct 26th, 2011 12:46 pm | 2 comments
I have been evaluating the iRiver Story HD eReader this week. While there are things to like about it: its integration with the Google eBook store (the only eReader integrated so far), an SD expansion slot that can hold up to a 32 GB card, and really good battery life; there are more things to dislike: the ridiculous keyboard (though, to be honest, there is not much use for it), long book load times, lack of file management, small fonts on the navigation screens, and lack of page turning buttons on the bezel. At $139.99 (available through Target stores or Target online) it is not going to compete...
Posted by Terry Gray in Adobe, Apple, audio, Blackboard, video
on Sep 1st, 2011 9:24 am | 1 comment
Blackboard recently supplied us with fixes, which are now in place on our production Blackboard Lean system, for two problems, one of them very long-standing. There is further information also on the Mac OS X PDF problem using Safari and Firefox.
Upload Multiple Files
The long-standing problem was that bulk upload of files did not work on our system. You could upload files one at a time, but not in a group (unless they were zipped (i.e., “packaged,” in Blackboard-ese). Now you can select a group of files and upload them. Here’s how:
Login, enter your course, and click on the...