April 16, 2013 TJ Houston 1Comment

Here is the presentation that I did at #TLC13. I split this up from the earlier post so it was easier for people to find.   A lot of people have been asking for it so here it is: 60 Chrome Apps in 60 Minutes:

April 4, 2013 TJ Houston

Our Superintendant asked us to create goals and last week we had a follow up meeting. I figured I would share the memo that sums up what we are doing.  (more…)

March 21, 2013 TJ Houston

I have had a few readers ask how they can add an RSS feed directly in Feedly. Hopefully soon we will have a plugin that will let us do this directly. Until then here are the steps. (more…)

March 20, 2013 TJ Houston 2Comment

Today Google announced its new service named Google Keep. Google Keep is a notetaking app that rivals Evernote. There are a few things that I like and disklike about the service but for version one I think it is a pretty solid tool. (more…)

March 14, 2013 TJ Houston

Yesterday Google announced that it will be shutting down Google reader as of July 1st 2013. I used Google Reader to keep track and follow all of my favorite blogs online I also used it to archive my content via IFTTT and Diigo. Although I am a little upset about Google’s decision I realize that they were providing a free service and beggars cant be choosers. Below I walk you through how to export your Google Reader subscriptions and add them to Netvibes as well as getting started with Feedly which is an online magazine style RSS reader. (more…)

February 26, 2013 TJ Houston

Today marks the 26th day going Chromando. Within this month I have been to several meetings, training’s and conferences and I have been able to put the Chromebook to the test. (more…)

February 20, 2013 TJ Houston 1Comment

My first book is now available for pre-order! Huge props to Charles Edge ( @cedge318) for all of the help co-authoring the book. It was a great learning experience! Because I know you ALL want to buy a copy you can buy it here: http://www.packtpub.com/apple-ios-configuration-utility/book Here is an excerpt about the book from Packt’s Website The Apple Configurator is an incredible piece of software which grants full control in mobile device management, but on a larger scale. The popularity of people taking their own devices to work has grown tremendously. However, valued professional and personal information is at risk, through loss, theft, or hacking. Instant…