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I tried to write this article on an iPad Pro. It didn’t go well

Apple keeps insisting an iPad Pro is a computer. So could I switch to it from a MacBook Air?<p><i>Video: Hands-on with Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad for</i> …

IPad Pro

Stylish new ads showcase how iPad can simplify your life

The iPad is an extraordinarily versatile productivity tool, and Apple is keen to showcase that fact in a series of stylish new ads. The 15-second spots demonstrate the way that Apple’s tablet — alongside the Apple Pencil — can be used to make it easier to deal with your paperwork or computing on …

Apple Pencil

7 hours in the spaceship: interviewing for a job at Apple Park

A personal account of a job interview held at Apple Park appears to paint a picture of the new headquarters' inner workings, from staff docents to …

Apple Park

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

Yoga

4 Things You Can Learn From the Retail Genius Behind the Apple Store

Four immutable lessons on how to create a brand that blows away the competition and keeps customers for life.<p>I'll confess at the very outset that I've been an Apple groupie for longer than I care to admit. My first personal computer was a Mac. And through all of Apple's ups and downs, and a few …

Apple Store

How to use Apple Pencil: The Ultimate Guide

Getting started with your Apple Pencil is incredibly easy. Here's what you need to know!The 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro (as well as their older …

Jony Ive on Apple Park and his unique, minimalist W* cover

It's All in the Hips

Foot strike, the darling of minimalism, is overrated. Good form starts with the pelvis and the glutes.<p>Watch a video of Kenenisa Bekele winning a 5,000m or 10,000m, and it is quickly apparent that he and the rest of the world-class pack with him are doing something different from what most of us do …

Workouts

This is how Apple prepares for an iPhone launch day

On Friday, September 22, Apple’s latest iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus smartphones and the new Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatches went on sale around the …

Apple Store

iPhone X vs iPhone 8: What Are the Big Differences?

As the dust settles, it’s time for a comparison of the new iPhones’ key features, from size and screen to biometrics and battery<p>If you follow Apple, you know by now that the company just made its biggest phone announcement in years. There’s the iPhone 8, a pretty update to the line that began with …

IPhone 8

In 1 Short Sentence, Apple CEO Tim Cook Gives Brilliant Advice for Career Success

The tech titan says all you need for success is to concentrate on making these three things happen.<p>During a tour of India last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook got quite a few things checked off his to-do list, including meeting with Prime Minister Narenda Modi. He also strategically squeezed in an Indian …

Tim Cook

Tim Cook calls accessibility a ‘core value of Apple’ as he sits down for trio of interviews in honor of GAAD

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Tim Cook invited a trio of YouTubers to Apple’s campus. For instance, YouTuber Rikki Poynter sat down with Cook to discuss Accessibility and Apple’s role in that area. For those unfamiliar, Poynter is a 25-year-old deaf YouTuber who started out with a …

STEM-Works - Activities

SMU CSI camps are for 6th and 7th grade students, and they are a ton of fun! There are four sessions of this camp, and applications are closing on …

STEM Activities 4th Grade - STEM at IES

posted Feb 11, 2013, 7:52 AM by Unknown user [ updated Feb 18, 2013, 9:02 AM ]<p>In this activity, your students will learn about engineering design by …

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50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

With a name like The STEM Laboratory, it’s no surprise that we’re obsessed about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for …

How To Wipe a Mac Before Selling or Donating It

- Apr 18, 2017<p>If you have recently purchased a new Mac, you might be considering selling or donating your old machine. Before getting rid of old …

Tim Cook talks importance of diversity & inclusion during speech at Auburn University

Tim Cook today sat down for a speech at his alma mater, Auburn University, and talked on a variety of different topics. The details of the speech, entitled “A Conversation with Tim Cook: A Personal View of Inclusion and Diversity,” were shared by student-run newspaper The Plainsman…<p>One of the …

8 Very Cool Things I Love About My Apple Watch

I really, really love my Apple Watch. (42 mm, stainless steel, sapphire, leather loop band.) Thinking back, I wonder how I ever got along without it. …

The IKEA Effect in Education

During a recent snowstorm I found myself perusing a list of recorded television shows on the DVR. While watching an episode of <b>Bull</b>, a show about …

Why the AirPods Make the Apple Watch More Useful

Though ordered over two months ago, my AirPods finally arrived last week, and I must say it was well worth the wait. I had read enough about the …

I love my Apple AirPods

Usually I write reviews after only a few hours/days of using a new product. I can usually tell by then if I’ll love or hate a product. However, I …

Apple CEO Tim Cook shares his HomeKit routine

Tim Cook took a slight detour during Apple's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. Instead of just focusing on finances, the CEO shared how he personally uses Siri and HomeKit.<p>"I'm personally using HomeKit accessories and the Home App to integrate iOS into my home routine," said Cook. "Now …

How to Take the Best Pictures with a Dual-Lens Camera

Some of the biggest names in the smartphone business—including Apple, LG and Huawei—now make phones with dual-lens cameras installed, and other …

Huawei Fit: accidentally the best smartwatch around - Hardware reviews

The Huawei Fit has been primarily marketed as a fitness tracker, but it actually turns out to be one of the best smartwatches I've ever tested. The …

John Hattie on inquiry-based learning

Help…I’m In A Fitbit Frenzy!

My name is Nicci and I’m a Fitbit addict.<p>I feel I should come clean and admit that up front in the hope you take pity on me and help me with my …

CES 2017: Fitbit Tries to Get Back in Shape, After a Bad Year

By<p>Jan. 7, 2017 1:25 p.m. ET<p>All the cool tech companies want to be software businesses these days. Fitbit is trying to join the pack.<p>Instead of …

Fitbit is planning an app store for its wearables

Sounds like there's a load more functionality coming to the fitness tracker on your wrist, as Fitbit's CEO James Park has said he's hoping to bring …

Wearable Tech

CES 2017 exhibitors stay optimistic about wearables

The wearables market has yet to mature beyond fitness bands, but vendors at CES say multiple factors are working in their favor.<p>The market for …

Wearable Tech