Erik Wittmer

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Laptop or tablet? Brydge the gap with Bluetooth iPad keyboard case [Reviews]

We all like to carry our gadgets around with us, but there are certainly times when being ultra-portable is apropos to the activity at hand. Say, vacation. I want to be able to take along just my iPad, or perhaps get some writing done in the local coffee shop — and the trendy ones usually have tiny …

Here's all the evidence that Apple is working on wireless charging

There's a growing amount of evidence that this will change soon, however.<p>Bloomberg reported in January that Apple has been working on a wireless-charging technology with partners that would allow its devices to siphon power from "further away from than the charging mats used with current …

5 Reasons Your Portfolio Should Be Online

“My prediction is that in the next ten years, resumes will be less common, and your online presence will become what your resume is today, at all …

Growth mindset lesson plan

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Teaching

My twist on #BreakoutEDU was a team contract for positive participation along with digital resources to solve clues https://t.co/ytreu7u4i5

How to Erase Mysterious “Other Data" to Speed Up Your iPhone or iPad

Out of the box, iOS devices are some of the most powerful pieces of technological goodness on the market. And even though they feature RAM and …

Kindle for iPad, iPhone v4.18 Adds OpenDyslexic Font, New Author Follow Option | The Digital Reader

Amazon rolled out a new update for the Kindle iOS app earlier this week.<p>Kindle for iPad, iPhone v4.18 adds new Audible audiobook integration which …

iOS Apps

Feature Request: Family Sharing w/ individual payments, shared iCloud storage upgrades, more

I’ve never been a Family Sharing user, Apple’s feature that allows families to share iCloud account access for things like photos and music on both iOS and Mac. But I recently decided to upgrade my Apple Music account to a family plan to take advantage of the discount as I encourage family members …

Coming at Apple’s March 21st event: 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro & new Apple Watch models

If Apple’s most recent hardware events were about going bigger (larger iPhones, a jumbo iPad, and a new Apple TV), Apple’s March 21st event is about going smaller. Apple yesterday officially sent invites to its much-anticipated event to be held at its Cupertino campus with the tagline “Let us loop …

Apple's March 21st iPhone/iPad Event

Why Is This Important?<p>Apple's giant iPhones and iPad Pro may just be too big for a lot of people.<p>Long Story Short<p>Apple's March 21st event should bring us a new 4" budget iPhone rumored to be called the iPhone SE; a smaller version of the iPad Pro; and a couple new watch bands for the Apple Watch …

Apple Updates iTunes U With New Course Creation and Discussion Features for iPad

Apple today launched a new version of its <i>iTunes U</i> app, adding several new iPad-related features designed to make it easier for both students and teachers to use the iPad for online courses. Apple first announced plans to update iTunes U in late June.<p>Today's version 2.0 update allows teachers to …

Apple Hires Two Former Nike FuelBand Engineers, Possibly for iWatch Team

Earlier this year, Nike significantly downsized its FuelBand team, firing several members of the 80-person team that worked to create its well-known fitness tracker as part of a shift from hardware to software.<p>Apple snapped up two of the former FuelBand team members in June, Ryan Bailey and Jon …