Monthly Archives: October 2012

Movie Review: Catfish

I would like to take the time to review a documentary I find valuable in today’s technologically adolescent world. With a big push for 21st century skills in education today it is relevant to approach social media and it’s benefits as well as it’s dangers. This film is educational in both.

First shown at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival this intriguing documentary, Catfish, shows a real-life virtual relationship in the making. (Real-life virtual relationship – oxymoron?) What I find important about this movie is that it explores today’s common technologies and how simple and exciting it has become to make new friends and pursuing relationships. Facebook, Craigslist, Match.com – all too easy and is becoming much more common. On the flip-side, however, it also shows the misuse of these technologies and that is where things get interesting…

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How to use a Smart Cover on a First Gen iPad without Ruining it

Still rocking the Original iPad? Wish you could use one of those cool Smart Covers like your iPad 2 or New iPad toting friends? There are workarounds to get your Original iPad to be compatible with Smart Covers but they all require you to glue or tape magnets directly onto your iPad which, in my opinion, takes away from the smooth style and polish of owning an iPad. Plus, this could just get messy leaving you with blotches of crazy glue on your iPad. Even if you use any kind of tape you could be left with visible air bubbles. Some of you may have been provided an iPad through your job whether it be in the education field, business field, or whatever else and you may not even be allowed to glue things onto it since it’s not actually yours. By combining two products into one I’ve finally figured out a great solution to using a Smart Cover on your Original iPad.

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