Tag: Mac

  • Moving into Moodle: the experience for a Mac user

    The past couple of weeks have been busy for most academics in Australia. If they’re not grabbing the last of the summer before term begins … and it’s been a miserable, wet summer for most of us … then others are jetting home from far-flung cold climes. Most probably, like me, they’re prepping for the…

  • Macworld round the world: delight and disappointments

    Fascinated to see how lots of people in my Twitter network stayed up around the world waiting, waiting for that keynote speech. When I got out of bed next morning it was all over bar the blogging, Tweeting, and podcasting. There was predictable gushing and cooing over the MacBook Air, quickly followed by a dousing…

  • Air today … G4 Ever

    Image: Lovehearts from Duncan Now I am not a fickle friend. I stick with the tried and true, but b’gosh the new Mac Air looks fine from out front. It has the sleekness of a thoroughbred race-horse, a denizen of the catwalk, a sports-car. Having said that, and despite drawbacks some of which are already…

  • Macworld and I’m not there!

    moar funny pictures It’s Macworld right now in San Francisco, a city I love. However, when I think of SF, it’s not the fog or tramcars that spring to mind, but raccoons… see, there was an encounter one night in a suburban backyard round a trash can … but I digress. Another scary story for…

  • Podcasting and Presentation

    This is another in a review series I’ve produced from earlier posts on my use of podcasts and podcasting production for learning and teaching. At a recent conference I was asked for samples of what I’ve created, so here I’m going to showcase a few of the podcast productions mentioned in the last post. 2007…

  • iMac and Leopard: great friends

    After a weekend of trying to make my old eMac keep up with the new Leopard OS, I took the plunge and bought an iMac. Not just any old iMac, but one of the new, beaut 24″ shiny screen jobbies with lots of speed and power … just like all the cats that Mac uses…