Sunday, November 11, 2018

Sunday Post - S2 e9

The 5 biggest announcements from the October Apple event

After a busy fall announcement season, Apple has unveiled what's expected to be the last of its hardware refreshes this year with the introduction of a new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini. All new devices are available for preorder today with a ship date of November 7th.

iPad Pro 2018 vs. iPad Pro 2017 vs. iPad 2018: Here's what's new and different

Riding high on the launch of its iPhone XS and iPhone XR, Apple announced the much-anticipated iPad Pro 2018 this week. There's just one problem. With two screen sizes, two connectivity options and four storage capacities, separating specs get confusing fast.

Snapchat launches 26 new premium video series in the UK

Snapchat has just announced the launch of 26 premium video series for its UK audience which could rival the likes of Instagram's IGTV and YouTube. Rami Saad, head of international content partnerships at Snap, told Mashable at an event on Tuesday that the company is expanding its Snapchat Shows product with local video-on-demand programming.

How to stop sites from autoplaying videos on your desktop

One of the pesky things about surfing the internet is the recent barrage of autoplaying videos on websites. You might be at work, opening a website to read some news, and suddenly a video will blast through your speakers. Worry not, we've got you covered.

Otakon 2016 Interview: LeSean Thomas

I had the pleasure of interviewing LeSean Thomas at Otakon 2016, where he was debuting his new animated short, Cannon Busters. Though we didn't talk much about Cannon Busters itself, I was pleased to find out about his life as an artist, his philosophy on art and anime, and even his family.
Pumpkin Pie Joke

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

#TechTipTuesday - Go VOTE

Before the day is over please make sure you take the time to get to the polls and vote.

Lyft and Uber are offering free or discounted rides to those who are looking to get to the polls
Even Lime is offering free bike rides to get people to the polls.

Check out the articles below to learn how to use them

Uber and Lyft Are Giving Discounted Rides to Vote on Tuesday. Here's How To Get One

Uber and Lyft have discounted rides to vote in the midterm elections on Election Day 2018, while other services are offering free rides.

Lime offers free bike and scooter rentals on Election Day

If you're looking for a way to the polls this Election Day, you can snag a free ride via bike or scooter from Lime. The company is offering free trips on its fl...
While you are waiting in line, if you have already read up on all your ballot options, check out my recent updates as I travel my way through #NanoWriMo #NanoBloMo using the Series feature inside Medium

Tech on the Side, perpetually beta testing.

Tech on the Side, perpetually beta testing., a Medium series by Jason P. Heisel

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Sunday Post Season 2 Episode 8

#TechTipTuesday - Digital Clutter Clean up part 4 Google Photos

Educational Technology, tech tutorials, tech tips, Google Apps, Google in Education, Tech on the Side

Stop Using Microsoft Edge To Download Chrome -- Unless You Want Malware

You had ONE job, Edge.

MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPad Pro 2018: Everything Apple just announced

The Apple hardware event was clearly targeted at creative pros.

Innovation Isn't About Ideas - Member Feature Stories - Medium

All businesses must evolve to stay relevant. True innovation, though, requires a lot more than one big idea.

The Value of "Not Having a Choice" - George Couros - Medium

The concept of "choice" is something that is brought up in education as a good thing for students to help develop their passions and build on their gifts. I have advocated it for myself, but there is...

This New Trick Will Change How You Use Google Docs Forever

A new Google Docs trick lets you quickly open a new document right in your browser.
Exorcist Joke

We are now entering NaNoBlogMo and NaNoWriMo, a simple goal: Write and post each day. Follow my adventures on Medium this November: @TheTechSpec

I am writing each day and beta testing their "Series" feature. Check it out below and let me know what you think.

Tech on the Side, perpetually beta testing.

Tech on the Side, perpetually beta testing., a Medium series by Jason P. Heisel