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Three Chromebook Apps to Inspire Creativity in the Classroom

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With the recent announcement of the new generation Chromebooks with stylus support, world-facing camera, and Android apps, we thought we’d compile a list of tools that helps inspire collaboration and creativity in the classroom so you can make the most of these new devices.



Toontastic 3D

Launched early this year, Toontastic 3D is a very powerful at the same time fun tool that enables students to transform their imaginations into an animated movie! The app has a very intuitive UI and a video-game like environment.

For digital storytelling, users pick from three Story Arcs (Short Story, Classic, & Science Report). The app gives prompts on how to construct a story and has a media library full of characters and settings that will surely excite a child’s inner creator. It also lets you create your own 3D drawings, record your own voice, add yourself with photos, customize the colors of the built-in characters, and choose from dozens of songs to come up with your movie soundtrack. Get th…

New Generation Chromebooks, New Possibilities in Education

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This week at Bett, one of the world’s leading education technology conferences, Google demoed two new Chromebook models with next generation features designed to address the needs of schools using G Suite for Education which now have more than 70 million active users!

The Acer Chromebook Spin 11 and the Asus Chromebook C213 offer users the versatility of having a desktop and an Android tablet with these new unique features:
Stylus Capability: Both devices come with an intelligent, low-cost pen resembling a #2 pencil for easier note-taking and drawing.World-Facing Camera: A special camera placed on the keyboard side so when the Chromebook is flipped, it holds just like a tablet and students can now take photos from all directions.USB-C charging: All 2017 Chromebook models going forward will have standard super-fast USB-C charging.Android apps: In the coming weeks, administrators will be able to create a library of approved Android apps and install them on select managed Chromebook devic…

Game Devs Resource: Glitch

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A 'failed' game's developers put up their game assets for everyone to download. Check out https://www.glitchthegame.com/

Learn to play HeroClix this Dec 10 at the 2016 Toys and Figures Convention Cebu!

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Calling the attention of fellow comic book nerds (or if you are just curious), join us this December 10, 2016 at the SM Seaside Cebu for the second installment of Toys and Figures Convention Cebu!

Me and my squad from Cebu Heroclix Corps will be doing FREE Heroclix tutorials to anyone interested.

What is Heroclix?

HeroClix is a collectible miniatures, turn-base, dice-rolling, tabletop game that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Players construct teams of comic book heroes, villains, or characters from other series (e.g. TMNT) and/or media (e.g. DOTA, Yu-Gi-Oh) and engage in a turn-by-turn battle on grid maps based on various storyline locations.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HeroClix

If you've ever wondered whether the Hulk can win against Superman or if they make a good team, you can test that out by playing HeroClix!

For more convention updates, please check out https://www.facebook.com/toficoncebu/.

Reward Yourself with Samsung’s Big Score in 11 Stores promo

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Time to check this year’s resolutions – have you kept your promises, even over-delivered on your goals? Your accomplishments, both small and big victories, should be rewarded. 
Get the home entertainment upgrade you’ve always desired and be rewarded for it, as Samsung brings the “Big Score in 11 Stores” promo. From November 30 to December 4, score big savings and premium rewards when you buy select Samsung TVs, such as Samsung Curved SUHD, SUHD, and UHD, in 11 Samsung dealers nationwide.

More than uncovering a new dimension viewing experience with Samsung TVs, here are other treats Samsung has in store for you after a year of hard work:

Take home a free Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy A7, Galaxy Tab A or Samsung Soundbar. Select Samsung TVs will let you own powerful gadgets, such as Samsung Galaxy S7, A7, or Tab A that can help you work smarter, or a Samsung Soundbar to complete the upgraded entertainment experience. Enjoy up to 60% discount on Samsung Soundbars. This year, transforming your…

Pay your PAG-IBIG Fund Contributions online!

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For freelancers, online workers, self-employed, housewives, OFWs and anyone who are voluntary members of the PAG-IBIG Home Development Mutual Fund, here is a convenient way to pay for your monthly membership contribution via the internet.

Pre-requisites:
Before you can pay online, you must secure your PAG-IBIG Member ID (MID) first and that your membership type is set to “voluntary”. You may visit your nearest PAG-IBIG office for these information.

You would also need a valid and active Visa / MasterCard debit or credit card. PayPal or Bitcoins can’t be used to process your payments.

Access to a computer (or smartphone) and internet.

Important Note: As a basic cyber security measure, it is best to not use public WIFI connections.

Making the payments

1. Visit https://www.pagibigfundservices.com/ in your browser and click on the image indicating “Online Payment Facility” under the Other Services section. You may also click on this link directly.

2. On the next screen, a form will be shown. Se…

Interesting infographic of Google Apps usage in international schools

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50% of international schools want to move all their tech completely to the cloud and other findings from +AppsEvents 2016 Survey of Technology and Google Use in International Schools. View full infographic here.