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Bless This Designer for Remaking Famous Logos to Teach Us Which Fonts They Use

You know the logos, but do you know the fonts?<p>That was the question that clearly obsessed Emanuele Abrate, an Italian graphic designer and educator. …

Graphic Design

Apple innovations that you can’t live without

As a technology columnist, it’s tempting to spend a lot of time noting the places where Apple can improve its products. There are always glitches, …

Innovation

Autism and iPad, five years later

Shannon Des Roches Rosa's son Leo, now fifteen years old, has been using an iPad since shortly after it launched in 2010. Over the last five years, …

Airdrop on ios

Book Creator and Showbie

Book Creator and Explain Everything

Prezi

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Chipset design is indistinguishable from magic. Geekbench's John Poole discusses how Apple balances performance and efficiency, how Samsung is …

Apple Pencil

The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

Outlook. Yes, Outlook.<p>Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been particularly …

Apps

How to control which apps have access to iCloud Drive in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Apple's iCloud Drive is like a little puff of magic that stores and syncs your data across all your devices. Your important files are safely tucked …

DIY: How to make an awesome wall collage using your Instagram photos!

<i>DIY, short for "do it yourself", is a weekly column where I roll up my sleeves and go over everything and anything from field-stripped and fixing</i> …

Make Education Better with the Perpetual Innovation Fund from Digital Harbor

The Digital Harbor Foundation wants to give you a 3D printer. Thanks to their new Perpetual Innovation Fund, they have set aside funds to give 3D printers to worthy schools and teachers who can make a case for it. In addition to 3D printing, the foundation teachers technical skills like …

Innovation

Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

Slice It!<p>Credit: Com2uS USA, Inc.<p>With all of the evidence pointing toward the effectiveness of game-based learning, one could reasonably ask why …

Apps

What Apple's DEP means for UK schools

For several years now, the gap between the intuitiveness of using an iPad and the sheer backwards hellishness of deploying large numbers of them has …

Note-Taking

How to Use iTunes U in the Classroom - Guest Post from Jodie Deinhammer

This guest post from iPad Summit San Diego Presenter Jodie Deinhammer (@jdeinhammer) first appeared on Daily Genius.<p>When I first heard about iTunes …

Video Tutorials to Learn & Review: Virtual Nerd Mobile Math

Video tutorials are a great way for students to review and learn new concepts. Whether you’re looking for a way to flip your classroom, kick off a …

Hopscotch Challenges: Learn to Code on an iPad! Kindle Edition

This is an eBook of challenges for students to complete using the free iPad app, Hopscotch. This eBook is an independent publication and is not an …

Lehrer Lämpel: Digit Squares on the App Store

Digit Squares is the new Teacher Lämpel educational app ! It supports primary school children to practise their skills in basic arithmetic: addition, …

Enterprise tablet adoption slowing, but Apple's iOS still dominates corporate world

Though fewer corporations have indicated they are planning to deploy tablets in 2015, Apple's iOS is still the leading platform for corporations …

Employment

Apple Watch reportedly on track to ship by the end of March in US

A new report claims that Apple will begin training some of its retail store employees in mid-February on the upcoming Apple Watch, ahead of a planned …

iPad teaching is NOT about iPads

<b>Priority no.1 ?</b><p>I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a <b>teacher’s first priority when the</b> …

Apple’s new ‘Change is in the Air’ ads show novel uses for the iPad Air 2

Apple released a new iPad Air 2 campaign during Sunday football today showcasing various unique physical and software applications for the iPad Air 2.<p>Featuring the song “Who Needs You” by The Orwells [iTunes Store, YouTube], the ad is a departure from last year’s iPad Air which were focused on a …

How to use the Apple Watch font as the system font on OS X Yosemite

As part of the WatchKit resources, which can be freely downloaded by anyone at Apple’s website, the company released the font it uses on Apple Watch, called San Francisco.<p>With Yosemite, Apple changed the system font from Lucida Grande to Helvetica, the font used on iOS. This caused some backlash …

How to make icons and text larger with Display Zoom for iPhone

It's as simple as tapping a few buttons! Here's how you go about it.<p>Note: If you're using an iPhone Plus model, Display Zoom will disable Landscape …