Tag archive for ‘iPhone’
GPS in Kazakhstan
I was playing around with my iPod the other day (I have a humble little iPod touch instead of the $1000 iPhones and iPads. I will wait til I move back to the US to buy something fancier) and decided to search the App store for “Kazakhstan”. There’s not a lot of apps out there [...]
Technology for Education
One of the things I’ve been trying to do as an educational consultant here is teach teachers to use technology, but in a smart way. I’ve become less of a fan of Smartboards or Active whiteboards here because they’ve been implemented in most classrooms like slightly more convenient projectors. The ability to use pens to [...]
I had heard that Massimov asked the cabinet of Ministers to buy iPads but hadn’t realized it had started a mad trend. While I don’t think it’s a bad idea for the government to embrace technology, the reason given (that he wants to send them messages at any time) doesn’t seem to justify the expense. [...]
When You’re Big in Japan
Kazakhstan has its first iPhone/iPod app. Though a program that transliterates your name into Japanese may not seem very useful, Korotoff Republic based in Kostanai is just testing the iWaters.