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By Dion Norman | Everything related to the iPad

How to use a USB hub to hook up multiple devices to your iPad

You know how the Lightning cable that plugs into your iDevice has a USB plug on the other end? That’s because the Lightning port is a kind of fancy USB port itself. You already know that you can in plug a keyboard, or an audio interface, or a camera, using Apple’s Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Classroom 2.0 Teacher Guide Download Out for Latest iPad Update

by Gary Ng on Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 2:41pm PDT<p>Apple Classroom is an iPad app which allows teachers and students to learn together and collaborate …

How to use your iPad as a laptop

An iPad may not be the same as a full computer, but it's getting pretty close.<p>It's one of the great philosophical debates of our time: Can an iPad replace a laptop? From day one, way back in 2010, we've been trying to turn Apple's iconic tablet into a computer replacement, with mixed success.<p>If …

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New iPads to arrive next month during first Apple Park event

Apple will announce its next-generation iPad lineup next month during its very first event at Apple Park, according to a new report.<p>Sources say that production of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro has been brought forward for the launch. The device is expected to be accompanied by an updated 12.9-inch …

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EduTech: The best accessories for using iPad & iPad Pro in the classroom

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

Tablets

Apple Readies New 2017 iPad Pro, Low-Cost iPad -- But Release Date?

12.9-inch iPad Pro with Apple Smart Keyboard. (Credit: Apple)<p>A new iPad Pro is expected to find a happy medium between the standard-sized iPad Pro and the largest model.<p><b>10.5 inches will be the new sweet spot:</b> expect to see a new iPad Pro design with a 10.5-inch display, Rhoda Alexander, Director …

Tablets

My Favorite Video Creation iPad Apps for Elementary School

When it comes to creating videos in elementary school there are some qualities needed in an iPad app that aren’t needed in apps for older students. …

iPad Apps

Hi, I'm an iPad Pro! — 'We hear you' brings classic feel to new ads

Apple has just launched a new ad campaign called 'We Hear You', and it's going to show real people how iPad Pro can solve their real computing …

IPad Pro

iPad sales fell twice as fast as overall tablet market last year, but remains market leader

Trendforce data shows that iPad sales fell more than twice as fast as the tablet market as a whole last year, sales falling 14.1% against a decline of 6.6% in total tablet shipments. The only major winner last year, reports <i>CNET</i>, was Amazon, which doubled the number of tablets it sold – though …

Tablets

Five iPad apps that can help students with dyslexia

It is estimated that around one in ten people have dyslexia – a common learning difficulty which can cause problems with reading, writing and …

Apps

Seven years later, we’re still asking the wrong questions about the iPad

Asking if it’s a laptop replacement means we’re overlooking the real future of computing<p>When Apple’s iPad was first announced seven years ago today, some people wondered whether it would work as a giant phone. It’s hard to imagine now, given that talking on the phone is a dying art form. But this …

The Gear You Need to Make Your iPad Your Only Computer

There are two types of people in the world: Those who just know they could never get away with using an iPad as their only computer, and everyone …

How to make a 3 Shot Movie on iPads and Chromebooks

Recently I worked with a class who wanted to enter a local competition to win Basketball tickets for a big game. The challenge was to create a 30 …

Google Photos

70+ Educational iPad Apps for Teachers Using iPad in Their Classrooms

January 30, 2017 For those of you using or planning to use iPad in their teaching, the chart below is an indispensable resource for you. This is one …

M-learning

WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM 7 YEARS OF IPADS IN EDUCATION?

Apple released the first iPad in April, 2010. It didn’t take long for the device to be adopted as the “technology of choice” by thousands of …

Learning

Why Book Creator is my Favourite Classroom iPad App

I often get asked, ‘What’s your favourite app for the iPad?” There are probably 10 or so iPad apps that I regularly use the most but if you were …

iPad Apps

So, what if your computer was an iPad Pro?

In its latest ad, Apple is not just implying that the iPad Pro can replace your PC — it's saying it is actually going to do more than your PC.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>Apple …

Microsoft

Is the iPad Pro the future of laptops? Apple thinks so

Apple wants you to believe that the iPad isn't just a tablet, but the future of the computer. Are they on to something?<p>The consumer electronics giant now sells iPads with the “Pro” branding, starting at $599 and ranging in price to $1,229. That jumps to a laptop-like $748 and $1,398, respectively, …

Periodic table of #STEAM apps updated!

Back in early July I created the periodic table of STEAM (that’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics for those who think I’m full …

Periodic Table

Literacy Apps for Families: 4 iPad Tools from My Toddlers Apps

EdTechTeam<p>I have used Google Classroom for several years with both my elementary and middle school classes. Each Google Classroom is setup to meet …

Education

Adobe shows concept video of voice-based photo editing on an iPad

Adobe has released a concept video showing how voice-based photo editing might work on an iPad. The video shows a user selecting voice control, cropping a photo to a square, flipping the image horizontally and posting to Facebook.<p>NordVPN<p>While Adobe’s description is vague, it doesn’t seem that it …

Speech Recognition

Google launches Toontastic 3D, a new app for kids to animate with

Google just launched a new storytelling app that will help kids create their own cartoons.<p>It's called Toontastic 3D. Kids can use it to make animations using a set of built-in characters or create their own using the app's editor and camera. They can record sound and create a story, which is then …

Google

KGI: 3 new iPads to debut next quarter will slow decline in sales, 10-10.5 inch model wildcard

In a new report out this morning from noted analyst Ming-Chi Quo at KGI Securities, we find the size of the new iPad form factor, expected in Q2 still in flux indicating that Apple may still be deciding between different sizes.<p>The new models will come in 12.9”, 10-10.5” and 9.7” versions. We note …

Samsung

5 Tips for Using Book Creator for Reading Responses

This year I’ve had the opportunity to partner with the Book Creator team to deliver a series of webinars. Book Creator is amazing app and I love all …

Kids

10 Essential iPad Skills for Teachers

January 4, 2017 iPad has been increasingly adopted as an instructional tool in classrooms especially in the north American context. As a versatile …

M-learning

30 essential iPad Apps for the paperless classroom (infographic)

I make no apologies for making this an iPad focused post. So many of the schools that I work with have iPads both for students and for educators. The …

Periodic Table

8 Useful iPad Features You May Not Even Know You Have

These features are intended to make aging easier.<p>Sure you’ve semi-figured out Siri and maybe even have mastered FaceTiming with the grandkids. But Apple would like you to know that you’ve just discovered the tip of the iPad iceberg. Here are some other lesser-known features that Apple thinks will …

iOS

Implementing an App in the Classroom in 3 Steps

By Meghan Bogardus CortezTwo education experts offer up best practices for utilizing mobile technology.

Mobile Technology