iJustine: $300 Apple Book

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iJusting vlogged about her purchase of the new Apple book released this week.  The hefty coffee book is almost as large and heavy as her coffee table.  She was snap chatting the experience with her new Snapchat Spectacles. Continue reading “iJustine: $300 Apple Book”

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.

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Microsoft Word 2016 Quick Start Guide

Word 2016 Quick Start Guide

Word 2016 Quick Start Guide

Microsoft has released free Quick Start Guides for its Office 2016 product suite.  The link for theWord guide is below.

WORD 2016 QUICK START GUIDE

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

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Inserting A YouTube Video in PowerPoint (2007 and 2010)

The videos below how to insert a Youtube video in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010.  You must have the developer tools turned on (for information on how to do that see this video for PowerPoint 2007 and this one for PowerPoint 2010).

PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint 2010 

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Exploring Stop Frame Animation

Here is a video on stop frame animation by Curry Gray over at Teaching Channel.  https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/stop-motion-animation

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Listen Up Apple-Haters: IPhone Sales Eclipse Microsoft and Amazon Revenue

by Eric Chemi @ businessweek.com

Apple (AAPL) Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has taken plenty of flack for running a company that is supposedly well past its glory days—and the iPhone smartphone franchise is sometimes dismissed as a spent force, losing ground to more innovative brands such as Android and Samsung (005930:KS). Well, here’s a little perspective for the Apple-haters.

The iPhone 5s and 5c sold a record 9 million units during the first weekend after its launch. Consider this: The brand’s sales haul over the last four reported quarters eclipses that of such companies as Home Depot (HD), Microsoft (MSFT), Target (TGT), Goldman Sachs(GS), Amazon (AMZN), PepsiCo (PEP), Comcast (CMCSA), Dell (DELL), Google(GOOG), Pfizer (PFE), and UPS (UPS).

If this single product were its own company in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index, IPhone Inc. would outsell 474 of those companies—ranking between Wells Fargo (WFC) ($90.5 billion) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC) ($84.9 billion). The iPhone’s $88.4 billion in annualized revenue tops 21 of the 30 component companies in the Dow Jones industrial average—it would be the ninth-biggest stock in the Dow 30:

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