Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Google Swiffy

 Swiffy is a Google Lab addition that let’s you upload a SWF file (Flash file) and convert it to HTML5 which allows you to use flash content on devices without a Flash player (i.e. iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch).    Swiffy works directly from your web browser. It works in Firefox, Safari and Chrome, and the Mobile Safari.
This could be the answer all iPad and iPhone / Touch owners have been waiting for to view Flash videos.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Juxio is a site that allows you to build your own posters free using a simple drag and drop interface. Posters may be created from templates that range from educational to birthdays.  They can also be built from scratch where you add your own text and images. Posters can then be printed or saved, and can be shared or marked private.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011


Kidipede is a free kids' online encyclopedia, that's a great resource for elementary and middle school students to use when researching for reports.  Browse by topic, country or even era and you will be able to get detailed information on subjects ranging from architecture to ancient science.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Encyclopedia of Life / Earth

Two related websites offer online references and databases like few others: Encyclopedia of Life and
Encyclopedia of Earth. Encyclopedia of Life has online reference sources and databases for every one of the 1.9 million species that are named and known on this planet, while Encyclopedia of Earth has references on Earth's natural environments, and their interaction with society. Both free sites provide expert-reviewed collections of content intended to used by students and educators.  

Thursday, June 2, 2011


iPiccy is a fee all-purpose online photo editor.  You can add text and all many different types of effects to your photos. You can upload an image or grab its url address off the Web.  Best of all, no registration is required.