Apple Ecosystem For Education

By RecessDuty | Everything Teachers Should Know About iOS (iPads/iPhones) and Macs  while in the classroom!

Musemage is Apple’s Free App Store App of the Week

Pro-level video recording and editing app <i>Musemage</i> is Apple’s free App Store App of the Week. The app will usually put a $4 hole in your iTunes …

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How to tether your iPad to your phone

Save yourself some money and forgo an LTE iPad by using your phone's hotspot feature.<p>With just a few taps you can connect your iPad to your iPhone or Android device, turning it into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot.<p>Using an iPhone<p>If you know how to select a Wi-Fi network on your iPad, you already know how …

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This upgrade will extend the life of your MacBook Air for years

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Battery technology has certainly improved over the past few years, but rechargeable batteries will always lose their charge over time.<p>Apple …

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How to protect your Apple iCloud account

Worried about hackers destroying your iCloud music, pictures, and documents? Here are three things you should do right now.<p>Maybe the London-based …

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Apple’s New iPad for Education

Apple has released a new version of the iPad that could be working its way into schools near you soon. It replaces the iPad Air 2 and is simply …

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Editorial: The future of Apple's Macintosh

Editorial<p>Thinking about the future of Apple's Macintosh becomes more realistic when grounded in facts. It's no accident that several Mac models have …

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Top 10 Apple Maps Tips and Tricks

At one point or another, we’ll all have to travel to someplace unknown with the help of GPS. Thankfully, Apple’s own Maps application makes traveling …

iPad Diaries: Apple Pencil, Notability, and the Joy of Note-Taking

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p>Ever since I first got the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, I've wanted to use the Apple Pencil more. However, every time I tried to fit the Pencil into my …

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Going Native- Back to the Mail App

A couple of weeks ago, we looked at the iOS Notes app and all of the improvements made to it over the last few years that brought me back to it. Now its time to turn our attention to the iOS Mail app, which has also gotten some recent love from Apple over the last two years. Looking back, Mail was …

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Create custom iPhone alert sounds with GarageBand

Apple’s iOS devices come preloaded with a handful of alert sounds that you can use for ringtones and, as of iOS 5, for text messages, voicemails, …

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How to record a FaceTime call on your iPhone or Mac

Learn how you can save those FaceTime calls for later viewing using your Mac.<p>FaceTime calls are a great way to stay in touch with people you care …

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How to change the email address linked to your Apple ID

Tips<p>If you own an iPad, iPhone, iPod or Mac, your Apple ID is the gateway to accessing the App Store, iCloud and iTunes, making it a crucial part of …

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After confirming upcoming Apple TV app, Facebook said to be in talks to stream MLB games

Just last week, Facebook confirmed that it is in the process of developing an Apple TV app that will carry a focus on video. Now, Reuters reports that Facebook is also in negotiations with Major League Baseball regarding potential streaming rights, something that could make its way to the upcoming …

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All the Siri commands you’ll ever need

We’re guessing that, like most people, you used your Siri twice (to ask it ‘what’s the meaning of life’ and ‘who’s your daddy’) and then never …

How To Quickly Create a PDF on iPhone & iPad

PDFs are an incredibly useful file format because they work on all devices and can be read with free or built-in software that you probably already …

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iPhone 101: How to use Reader mode in Safari to simplify web pages for reading

It doesn't take long to get annoyed by ads and images that clutter your reading space in Safari when you are trying to digest a long-form article on your iPhone or iPad. To clear your browser window and bring focus to the words on the page, you can activate Reader mode in mobile Safari in a single …

This new cell phone plan can replace your home Internet service

Ever since Verizon introduced an unlimited data plan, the major cell phone companies have been trying to one-up one other to get customers to make …

Mac Malware Getting Much Worse: How to Protect Yourself

SAN FRANCISCO — Macs will encounter more malware in 2017, and the Apple desktop operating system may not prepared to handle it, two security experts …

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Free App 'Reverb' Brings Amazon's Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones, and iPads

Developers at U.S. digital consultancy Rain have created a little-known app called Reverb that allows users to access Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant from their Mac desktop or iOS device.<p>Launching the free Mac app prompts users to sign in to their Amazon account, after which a window opens showing …

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How to buy a smartwatch or fitness tracker in 2017

There's a truckload of fitness trackers and smartwatches to choose from. Here's how to find the one that's right for you.<p>If you're shopping for a piece of wearable tech in 2017, you're facing compromises. Smartwatches and fitness trackers aren't really the must-have devices many companies hoped …

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How to access Mac's hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it's hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

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Hidden Folks is a serene, gratifying Where's Waldo? for adults

The perfect Sunday morning game<p>In my house, Sunday mornings are a time for relaxing. There’s no work to go to or school to get the kids ready for. It’s the one chance I really have to get up and immediately chill out with a cup of coffee, some pleasingly soothing distraction, and no commitments. …

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How to Turn Selfie Flash On & Off on iPhone

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have a selfie flash for illuminated pictures of your face. If you find yourself in a low-light area, but you absolutely must take a selfie photo, you can turn the flash on to snap a photo that isn’t too dark. You can also set your selfie flash to …

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These wired earbuds fix one of the most annoying things about the iPhone 7

Fact: There's no way to listen to music and charge your iPhone 7/7 Plus at the same time. That is, unless you buy a dongle or switch to wireless headphones.<p>If neither of those workarounds is to your liking, you can pick up a pair of Pioneer's new Rayz Plus earbuds, which have a Lightning charging …

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