What’s a Widget?

‘Widgets’ are little mini-applications that sit in a ‘Dashboard’ in Mac “Tiger” (10.4) and above.  There’s also a widget driver for Windows, and for earlier versions of the Mac OS .  Widgets range from look-up tools (dictionaries, address book, flights, yellow pages, google, etc.) to calendars, to games, and more.  …

Free Graph Paper Maker

For all low-tech lovers, Just stumbled across this free, online graph paper maker – makes pdf’s of graph paper according to the parameters you choose – size, color, line weight and layout. You can choose squares, dots, triangles, hexagons, diamonds, horizontal lines with light verticals, and even ‘axiometric perspective’ (I …

Web 2.0-verload

There are so many tools for blogging, tagging, wikis, RSS and the like. I am testing them out (and very impressed by WordPress and Edublogs to begin with), and will post them as I find them. Look for Del.icio.us tags, tag clouds, too, and hopefully clear explanations of each.