Been experimenting with Parse recently as a way of increasing engagement in Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge. Johnny Grammar is an app that provides grammar, word and spelling quizzes and includes a leaderboard. Parse provides a number of services including the ability to push pre-programmed and ad-hoc push notifications through an app to mobile devices. Every
Two things that I think Apple could easily introduce to improve their products – dynamic keyboards and profiles.
My iphone 3GS has finally packed in – the on/off button has fallen off and now is in a permanent random state of on-offness.
The concept of using mobile devices as a learning tool is still not considered by many. I showed some stats to the colleague based in Vietnam who had said this: Vietnam is the third biggest consumer of British Council content on Ovi, 7th biggest on iOS. She was very surprised and enthusiastic after that.