Got workaholic tendencies? Then maybe it’s time to take a break! Whether you’re vacationing or simply enjoying a day at the beach, these link-filled articles can help you connect with some great tools & media that will help you shift gears, re-energize and maybe even reclaim that long-lost enthusiasm.
This video shows how to set up and use the free apps FBReader & Ivona TTS engine to turn ANY ebook into an audiobook! You’ll learn how you can kick back and close your eyes, while your tablet or smartphone reads that ebook to you through your headphones or speakers. Which means you can “read” with your ears while bouncing around on a bus, driving to work, standing in line at the bank or supermarket or just hanging out in your favorite recliner. How cool is that?
Topic: An overview of Netvibes (an alternative to iGoogle & Google Reader) & how to use it to support research & self-directed learning Format: Website that aggregates (collects) RSS feeds (i.e, the latest publications of articles & posts) from blogs and news-oriented websites and allows access from any device (computer, tablet, smart phone, etc.) Reviewer/email: Mike G – firstname.lastname@example.org
This video tour of Netvibes shows: 1) how it supports self-directed learning & research by keeping you laser-focused on your chosen topics, and 2) how you can set up your own Netvibes internet “dashboard” that you can access from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.
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Topic:Microsoft Outlook 2003 (Calendar) Format: Self-study with screen shots, audio, sample file downloads and hands-on practice (about 1/2 hour) Reviewer/email: Mike G – email@example.com
Wow! This brief freebie online training package from Microsoft is well-designed and full-featured! Note: The training covers the full version of Outlook 2003 (part of Microsoft Office), not the free Outlook Express that comes with Windows. (Continued in Comment.)