Jonathan Wylie

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YouTube's built-in video editor is going away in September

And YouTube's photo slideshows will vanish too.<p>Do you use YouTube's own web-based video editor to cut together your YouTube videos?<p>Statistically, you probably don't. Google has noticed that less than 0.1 percent of all YouTube creators are using that particular feature, and so it -- and YouTube's …

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Public Service Announcement: You Should Not Force Quit Apps on iOS

The single biggest misconception about iOS is that it’s good digital hygiene to force quit apps that you aren’t using. The idea is that apps in the …

iOS

Ten tips that will make you a master of Instagram

It is one of the fastest-growing social networks, but are you making the most of its photo and video features? Get some handy hints<p>When Instagram was launched in October 2010, it was an app for applying stylish “filters” to your photos and sharing them with friends. Six and a half years (and a $1bn …

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Kano's Pixel Kit is a charming introduction to coding

We all know the importance of code. It's the backbone of computing, the internet and so much else we come into contact with on a daily basis. But learning to code is still a tricky and poorly defined pursuit. I've booted up Codecademy a few times, only to try a couple of courses and realise I have …

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Yes, iPad Pro is ready to be your work machine--with one baffling exception - TechRepublic

Jason Snell details why Apple's new iPad Pro models are up to the challenge of being work computers. He points out that iOS 11--aside from one …

iOS

How to replicate Dark Mode on iPhone and iPad with Smart Invert

The Smart Invert feature is the closest thing yet to a true system-wide Dark Mode for your iPhone, iPad and iPod. With this new accessibility feature …

iOS

Dos and don'ts on designing for accessibility | Accessibility

Karwai Pun is an interaction designer currently working on Service Optimisation to make existing and new services better for our users. Karwai is …

Accessibility

Standards For Educators

7b<p>Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to …

Education

All you need to know about Slide Over, Split View in iOS 11

Slide Over and Split View have been overhauled in iOS 11, making them more powerful but also more complex. Both have been available since iOS 9, but — without drag-and-drop — they were little more than a convenient way to view two apps at once. Now, Slide Over and Split View are essential, allowing …

iOS

5 Ways to Avoid Disasters When Collaborating in Google Drive

How do you feel about having your students collaborate in Google Drive?Having students collaborate in Google Drive is one of my all time FAVORITE …

Google Drive

The Smart Keyboard makes the 10.5-inch iPad Pro a better device

I’ve used a few third-party keyboards with the iPad Pro in the past, but for some strange reason I’ve never opted to give Apple’s very-own Smart Keyboard a fair shake. In hindsight, that was a huge miscalculation on my part, as I’m quickly learning since I received the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with Smart …

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17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

Kids

564: Perspective taking - iMore show

2015 called and it wants its iPad-as-primary-computer hubbub back. With special guest, Daniel Bader.

Can the MacBook Pro Replace Your iPad?

There has been a lot of talk in recent weeks about the MacBook Pro and, in particular, whether it can replace an iPad Pro for getting real work …

Laptops

Nebo handwriting app is like paper, only better

Nebo is an alternative to Apple’s upcoming iOS 11 Notes app. Like the Apple app, Nebo lets you use the Apple Pencil to draw and write in notes. It also recognizes the words you write and lets you search on those terms. Unlike the native Notes app, however, Nebo also converts your longhand scrawls …

iOS

The iPad Pro 9.7” 256GB is now £120 cheaper than usual

<b>Apple products are rarely discounted, so we’re always very excited by any possibility of purchasing one below the usual mark-up. As such, here’s a</b> …

Tablets

Giving iPad fire to mere mortals: On myopia and elitism in computing

Why arguing about how someone else chooses to compute, be it on an iPad or PC, says more about you than it does them.<p>A couple of days ago my iPhone …

IPad Pro

10 must-have iPad Pro accessories for your new tablet

Apple is looking beyond content consumption with the iPad Pro, offering a range of features to tempt artistic and productive types. Whether the iPad …

Tablets

Urban Armor Gear launching 10.5-inch & 12.9-inch iPad Pro cases w/ Pencil storage

Urban Armor Gear is introducing a new Metropolis Series Case made for Apple’s new 10.5-inch and second-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro. UAG’s Metropolis Series Case features Apple Pencil storage, front-and-back protection with a hard back and removable soft cover, and compatibility with Apple’s Smart …

Tablets

iOS 11 turns your iPad into a completely different machine

iOS has been around for 10 years. It’s hard to keep innovating after so many iterations. And yet, in many ways, iOS 11 feels like a completely new beast on the iPad. For the first time in years, it feels like Apple is taking risks with its operating system update.<p>I’ve been playing with a beta …

iOS

This magnetic sleeve is the first non-ridiculous Apple Pencil accessory

With the Apple Pencil getting so useful in the upcoming iOS 11, you might consider purchasing one for use with your iPad Pro. There are already a slew of accessories for the Pencil, most of which are utterly ridiculous, like this leather case — from Apple itself, no less.<p>As a longtime Apple Pencil …

Apple

10 Valuable Digital Age Skills to Take Beyond School

In the past, we’ve talked about the critical 21st-century skills students need and why. But what about other digital age skills? What about other …

Personal Branding

iOS 11 Turns The iPad Pro Into The Only Device Your Family Needs

My children have grown up using iPads. Yes, they’ve had that unnerving ability to swipe-to-unlock from the age of two. The devices get used for all manner of things, from homework research to Netflix and YouTube to video calls with grandparents. It’s been a great addition to family life, although …

iOS

Apple Has Released Access to the iOS 11 Public Beta

Have you been eagerly waiting these last three weeks to get your hands on iOS 11? Well wait no more. Get moving and downloading to get your hands on Apple’s latest and greatest- the iOS 11 Public Beta!<p>Follow this link to enroll your device in the Public Beta program. First you will need to log in …

iOS

iOS 11 will change how you'll use your iPad forever

As simple as possible, but no simpler<p>iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time. It’s ambitious because it’s packed with so many new features and technologies that it will be impossible for me to cover them all here. It’s ambitious because those new features …

iOS

How iOS 11 makes the iPad (mostly) better

iOS 11 delivers more software changes to the iPad than anything in the past two years. Here's what you can expect when it hits later this year.<p>The iPad has slowly been growing up, both through seriously fast hardware and more versatile software. On the surface, iOS 11 promises some features that …

iOS

iOS 11 Tips: Using Drag and Drop in Safari to Open Split View

A few weeks ago, I wrote a Tips and Tricks article on how to open and use Safari Split View windows. It’s a very handy feature, with its only drawback being that, if you don’t know where to look and how to activate it, you could easily overlook it and never know it exists.<p>In iOS 11, Apple has given …

iOS 11 Maps has crazy cool VR mode that lets you move around by walking

Apple Maps on iOS 11 beta 2 features a great new virtual reality (VR) mode that takes advantage of Apple’s new ARKit framework to let you move around …

iOS

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

13 tips every iPad owner should know

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