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Free Technology for Teachers: topoView

topoView is a free service that anyone can use to find and download historical topographic maps produced by the USGS since 1880. The process of finding maps through topoView is rather easy. Simply open the map viewer then click on a part of the United States. Once you’ve selected an area you can use the …

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Amazon Kindle for Kids, Improve Mac Gaming, Boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

The tech podcast for technophobes is back with news of the Amazon Kindle for kids, how to maximise gaming on a Mac, and tips for booting your Windows 10 PC into Safe Mode. Plus we take a look at some cash back apps, text adventures you can play in your browser, and Google Maps’ new …

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Free Technology for Teachers: The Globe of Extremes

The Globe of Extremes is an interesting interactive map of the extremes of the Earth. On the map you’ll find things like the deepest spot on Earth, the point furthest from any ocean, and the highest permanent settlement in the world. When you open The Globe of Extremes it immediately starts to slowly spin to …

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Google Maps Now Offers Detailed Voice Guidance

Google is rolling out a new feature designed to help people with visual impairments get around. The feature provides detailed voice guidance to those who need it, helping them get from A to B on foot. While it’s aimed at the visually impaired, anyone can use it. While people with perfect eyesight wouldn’t think twice …

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I just got back from a week in Europe and couldn’t have survived without Apple Maps – BGR

Around this time last week, I was on the Eurostar headed from the St. Pancras railway station in London en route to Paris — a ride that at one point actually dips under the English Channel before crossing into France. After the train had done so, that’s the point at which I was staring at …

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