Saturday, October 31, 2009

Google Maps Navigation

WooHoo - the beginnings of FREE GPS based navigation via Google Maps - not yet available for NZ however :-(

Thanks Martin Boult for the heads-up on this!


Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Context in Mobile Learning

Slideshare presentation from Mike Sharples, defines 'context' according to

  1. The "Shell" concept

  2. OR the "Constructive Interaction" concept

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Deakin mlearning presentation

Kindergarten Teacher's technology kit

Every Auckland Kindergarten Teacher is now suppied with a wireless Mac laptop and digital camera. Kindys also have WiFi access to facilitate authentic learning anywhere!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Add YouTube, Facebook, Picasa and Twitter to Nokia Shareonline

There's a nice tutorial at on how to configure Nokia's Shareonline service to add Youtube, Facebook, Picasa and Twitter (as well as the default Ovi, Vox and Flickr services).


First - signup online for the sites you want to add (YouTube, Picasa, Twitter etc...). If you already have logins to these you are good to go to setup Shareonline:

  1. On your Nokia mobile phone web browser go to, or scan the following QR Code to take you direct to download the Shareonline config files for YouTube, Picasa, etc...


  2. Now click on each of the links you want to setup on Shareonline

  3. After download, switch to Shareonline on your phone, select the new 'ready for activation' services, login to each and they will be activated

  4. Happy Mobile sharing!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Saturday, October 10, 2009

World ICT Facts

Report from international telecoms union: the world is mobile, read this report
  • Mobile cellular has been the most rapidly adopted technology in history. Today it is the most popular and widespread personal technology on the planet, with an estimated 4.6 billion subscriptions globally by the end of 2009
  • Mobile broadband subscriptions overtook fixed broadband subscribers in 2008, highlighting the huge potential for the mobile Internet
  • In 2009, more than a quarter of the world’s population are using the Internet


Coffee in St Kllda, Electra cycle my wife likes.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Thursday, October 01, 2009