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Wikipad's 7-inch gaming tablet coming to the UK on September 27th for £250

Back when it announced the launch date for the US, Wikipad also said its 7-inch slate would become available in more markets soon thereafter. Fast forward to now and the company's announcing that its perplexed tablet is set to reach the United Kingdom on September 27th for £249.99 (roughly $390). …

iPad vs. iPad Mini: Which Should You Buy?

When Apple announced the release of the fourth-generation iPad — often called the iPad 4, or iPad with Retina display — in October 2012, many …

10 Essential Accessories for Your iPad Mini

1. ZAGGkeys MINI 7<p>2. BoxWave Bamboo Panel iPad Mini Stand<p>3. Hand Grip Design Leather Case with Stand For iPad Mini<p>4. PADACS Enduro Mini<p>5. JBL OnBeat …

Top 5 secret Siri tips: How to add, find, delete, and do everything faster!

Become an iOS natural language ninja with this these killer shortcuts and time-savers for Siri!<p>Yes, sure, Siri's had some lingering reliability …

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Get Ready to Use Your iPad in Takeoff and Landing (Just Not Your Cell Phone)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Gadget obsessed travelers rejoice: You will soon no longer be required to spend the first and last …

How Can I Use an iPad Mini Productively in Class?

Tablets are wonderfully portable and fun to use. They provide an engaging way to consume and share content and, depending on your situation, create …

L.A. Unified to give every student an iPad in deal worth ‘hundreds of millions’

Every student in the nation’s second-largest school district will soon be sporting an 32GB 4th-generation Apple iPad.<p>Los Angeles Unified School District will initially roll out the program to 47 campuses in a deal worth $30 million.<p>However, the massive district has 640,000 students at 1,087 schools …

Say Hello to My Big (Neglected) Friend, the iPad 3

I am a little ashamed to admit that I have been neglecting my iPad 3, a lot, over recent months. I got an iPad mini on its launch day morning last November and it quickly won me over with its wonderful lightness and form factor.<p>Like others, I was initially skeptical about the 8 inch (or near …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for …

BlackBerry chief: tablets will be dead in five years' time

BlackBerry's chief executive has said that in five years "I don't think there'll be a reason to have a tablet any more" – but he expects the company …

The iPad Will Lead Apple's Next Wave Of Growth

Following Apple is like contemplating the big waves in a Hokusai print. Successive lines of iPods, intermixed with iPhones and then iPads rise and crest relentlessly. For a while it seemed like the established interval between those waves was shortening, but Tim Cook’s comments at Apple’s earning …

Children and apps: Should we fear the iNanny?

It's Saturday morning and my children bunch together on the sofa, limbs entwined but minds very much elsewhere, hurled into their several worlds …

iPad in Education: at Burlington High School

Apple has a superb ‘Apple in Education’ profile video up – highlighting the great impact iPads are making at Burlington High School in Massachusetts.<p>The school’s principal and teachers talk about how well the iPad has worked and how it has replaced expensive computer labs. They stress that students …