Evernote is the best note-taking application because it works with Windows, Macs, mobiles like iPod Touch. You can save text, pictures, videos, anything! It remembers where you got your information, too. This is great for research. Comes in about 10 languages, including English and Japanese.
The best thing about the iPod Touch is that you can run Applications, software programs, called Apps, on it. There are more than 150,000 different applications. They can do almost anything except wash the dishes. Here is a list of the 50 most interesting Apps for Education.
Each Friday we will bring a short question from a Showa student to a political blogger in Tokyo. Luis Poza of Lakeland College in Tokyo commented on Obama last summer in an interview with a Showa student. He also writes about politics, Apple computers and Japan on his blog, the blog from another dimension.
Today we listen to the introduction to find out about Luis and Obama.
Most people think of iTunes as a helper for an iPod. It is really the other way around. The iPod Touch only makes the iTunes software portable. You can use iTunes software without the iPod. You can’t use the iPod without iTunes. iTunes is the way to get new software, new music, new video and organize it and get it ready for your iPod. You should spend some time learning iTunes well if you want to use your iPod Touch well.