County collaboration, innovation and creative thinking take
a front seat when faced bigger problems and smaller budgets
as demonstrated by winners of the seventh annual Digital Counties
Survey, conducted by the Center for Digital Government. The
survey determined how well county governments used digital technologies
to become more efficient and better able to serve their citizens.
Categories included new Web technologies, online self service,
IT measures for environmental sustainability and dealing with
the economic downturn.
Shares of Palm Inc fell more than 3 percent on Thursday
after Apple Inc closed a loophole in iTunes that had allowed
the music management software to be synchronized with Palms
Palm reenabled iTunes synching for owners of its Pre smartphone
on Thursday, overcoming a recent Apple move that blocked the
handset's access to music stored in the latest version iTunes.
Mayor Scott Smith recently discussed his vision for Building
a Better Mesa on a new podcast series produced by the Citys
Water Resources Department.
The city of Mesa has launched The
Pipeline, a free podcast series that discusses water, energy
and sustainability issues. The Pipeline will touch on a variety
of subjects including water quality, natural gas safety and
green building principles.
Reasons Why Listeners May Not Listen
10. Hosts who read their iTunes reviews as a segment‚€¶
or even better, to start off their whole show.
9. Jokes that only the hosts get‚€¶ not even regular listeners.
8. Um‚€¶ dead air um‚€¶ ah. Ummmm.
7. Hosts talking about technical glitches forever.
6. Hosts that talk like they‚€™re bored out of their
mind. Why should I care if you don‚€™t?
5. Shows with no discernable format between episodes.
4. Shows that go on for over an hour, but have the content of
a 15-30 minute show.
3. Hosts that talk to people off mic that are not in the show.
It‚€™s so fun hearing one side of a conversation!
2. When the host sounds like he‚€™s recording in
the middle of a echo chamber standing about 10 feet from the
1. Heavy breathing and mouth noises‚€¶ like smacking.
Emergency Preparedness podcasts - EMS
babble: Podcasting on a Bike.
If you want share the delights of cycle ride try podcasting
from the saddle and mapping the results
File Types for Podcasting
Large list of mime
If your business struggles with consistent communication,
take a look at podcasting as a possible solution.
Life Saving iPod Applications
What can an iPhone applications not do? There are apps for
almost every interest and every need. But while apps for politics
or saving money are great, you can live without them.
However, the same cannot be said for the seven apps highlighted
in this article. These apps do everything from check your vitals
to getting you important first aid information during an emergency.
Life Saving iPod Applications
podcasts from ArtsEdge.
By keeping a regular schedule, your listeners will know
when to expect your show, they will anticipate when it will
arrive and the regularity will make them more ardent supporters.
Can Not Take the Heat
Whether or not anecdotal reports of iPhones overheating
are true, Apple has taken them seriously enough to reveal the
presence of a temperature warning screen for the iPhone 3G and
3GS. Here is the catch: if the temperature is above 95 degrees
while using your iPhone, it could shut down.
speeds up podcast recordings.
for Powerful PowerPoint Presentations
Many turn their PowerPoints into video podcasts so I thought
this article might be helpful!
Presentations are an integral and important part of any business.
Whether designed for training purposes, introducing new products,
or discussing corporate hierarchy, PowerPoint presentations
serve a valuable purpose in both the business world and in the
educational fields. In order to maximize a presentation's impact,
it needs to be polished and well executed. The following tips
can aid you in taking your PowerPoint presentation to the next
for Professional Powerful PowerPoint Presentations
Portable Recording Solutions
Podcasting was originally developed to let people create
their own little radio-like broadcasts for distribution over
the Internet. Part of the idea was to make it simple for people
to download podcasts to devices such as the iPod, but it quickly
became much more than that. Now podcasts are also used for everything
from distributing university lectures to providing self-guided
tours in a museum.
When Apple unveiled its iPhone 3GS earlier this month, AT&T
was noticeably absent from the list of providers that would
provide tethering capabilities for the smartphone.
AT&T has since said that the technology, which allows users
to connect their iPhones to a laptop and use the phone's network
to connect to the Web, will eventually be available. But what
if you want it right now?
With 1 million units sold in the first 3 days of its release,
the iPhone 3G S, Apples newest version of the iPhone shows us
that it is still the one to beat.