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New iPad App Store Featured Section: Learn More About In-App Purchase

<b>Apple Is Trying to Make Users More Aware of the Pitfalls of In-App Purchases</b><p>This week the iPad App Store has added a new section to help users understand In-App Purchases. The section is called <b>Learn More About In-App Purchases</b> and it’s included in the iPad App Store Featured area, in the section …

Mac and Windows users can now view Microsoft Office files directly in Chrome

Nobody likes clicking on a link that turns out to be a Word or MP3 file rather than a Web page URL – the amount of time it takes to launch its …

Software

What if a Computer Could Be a Teacher?

Blackboard image copyright Picsfive<p>In December, I made some forecasts for 2013 — many of them looking at the future of collaboration solutions and …

How to make a free iPad stylus

Learn how to make a capacitive stylus for your iPad, smartphone, or Android tablet, using just a few common office supplies.<p>I've known for years that there are special pens that can be used with capacitive touch screens, like the ones used on the<p>iPador any modern tablet or smartphone. Still, I've …

Touchscreens

Strut LaunchPort to unveil iPad 4 and iPad mini compatible editions at Baselworld 2013 - Luxurylaunches

Automotive Jewelry accessories brand Strut entered the tech world with the Strut LaunchPort System, after its debut at the New York International …

New Artificial Electric Skin Will Let Robots Feel for Real

There are plenty of robot arms out there, but what about robot skin to cover them in? A new kind of piezotronic transistor mesh could make for …

23 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able To Do With An iPad

Using an iPad is simple due to its intuitive interface, elegant touch interface, and user-friendly operating system.<p>Below we’ve listed 23 different …

Apps

8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Create Tutorials and Flip your Classroom

Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and …

23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow

<b>23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The iPad is not magic, and as many educators have found integrating them …

5 Good iPad Apps for Social Studies Students

As social studies teacher I’m drawn to any iPad app that I think students will enjoy. After four months of writing this blog I’ve found some that …

Microsoft’s Bing shows five times more malware than Google

Between Google and Microsoft’s Bing search engine, Google has always reigned supreme as the most popular choice, and it’s a good thing too, since a …