Apple Ecosystem For Education

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Apple announces it has two million Final Cut Pro X users

Apple has announced that it now has two million Final Cut Pro X users – or ‘seats,’ in the terminology used when speaking to an audience at the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference.<p>Apple said that it hit the milestone some five and a half years after launching version 10 of the …

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Apple Maps has new features that have dramatically improved the app

Check out city flyover tours<p>Todd Haselton | CNBC<p>Search for popular local food<p>Todd Haselton | CNBC<p>Prefer buses to trains? The choice is yours<p>Todd …

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Apple’s new W1-equipped BeatsX earbuds are discounted on Amazon for the first time ever

Apple’s AirPods are still impossible to find unless you want to pay a premium on Amazon. AirPods are cool and all, but we’re not sure they’re quite …

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Apple’s GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork apps are now completely free

No Mac or iPhone purchase required<p>Apple is making its GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) apps totally free for all Mac OS and iOS customers as of today. In late 2013, Apple began offering the software for free to anyone that purchased a new Apple device — either a Mac or …

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5 ways to use Apple Clips in the classroom and a review

Apple Clips has landed and it does what all successful edtech does, it makes showing learning simple. It has a low entry point in terms of technical …

Education Technology

Apple New iOS Update Fixes a Big Vulnerability to Hacks

Apple is rolling out a software update that will make iPhones more secure. The company is now prompting users to download iOS 10.3.1, released last …

10 tips and tricks for Apple's new Clips app

Apple's newest video editing app is full of emoji, stickers and filters. Here's what you need to know.<p>Apple on Thursday released Clips, a video app that's a mix between Snapchat's playful aspect and iMovie's editing prowess. CNET's Scott Stein has been using the app for a few days now and loves the …

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How to add photos and videos from your camera roll to your Instagram story

Instagram launched a new feature this week called Stories, which allows you to post photos and videos that will not appear in your feed, but will be …

Instagram

How To: Reset the AutoCorrect Dictionary on your iOS 10 Device

Most of us really appreciate the AutoCorrect feature built into our iOS devices. It’s a great feature, but over months of use, it can learn some bad …

iOS

Here’s how to embed your shiny Keynote deck on Medium

You can now embed Keynote files in Medium, in their full, gloriously-interactive form.<p>But it took me a good few minutes to figure out how to do it, …

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Hands-on with the updated Apple TV Remote app for iPhone and iPad

As we noted in a prior post, Apple has updated its Apple TV Remote app to version 1.1. This latest version, which comes on the same day as tvOS 10.2 and iOS 10.3, brings long-awaited iPad support to the table.<p>Along with support for the iPad, the updated Apple TV Remote app features an enhanced Now …

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This simple Apple update will make your iPhone faster and free up space

Apple’s i0S 10.3 update has just been released and iPhone users may notice their treasured handsets are running a little faster once it’s installed.<p>The Cupertino-based company has just rolled out a huge update, with the new Apple File System (APFS) replacing its 19-year-old file system HFS+.<p>Apple …

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MLB․com At Bat app gains personalized team Home screen icons with iOS 10.3

The official MLB At Bat and NHL apps on iOS have introduced a new update today that allows users to change the app’s icon to their favorite team’s logo. The new feature comes as a part of a developer related change in iOS 10.3 allowing apps to request permission to change the app icons.<p>The MLB.com …

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iOS 10.3 and other updates include over 300 important security fixes, here’s why you should care

Yesterday, Apple had a busy day rolling out new updates across its software product lines. Most noticeably we got updates to macOS and iOS, but Apple also jam-packed a <i>ton</i> of security fixes into all its software. Totaling nearly 350 known vulnerabilities, Apple has pushed to make all its software …

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How to fix disappearing iPhone passwords

Once you've changed your Apple/iCloud password you may find it keeps disappearing from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Here's how to bring it back …

Apple

iOS 10.3 will probably make your iPhone feel faster

Apple released iOS 10.3 yesterday with a new modern file system, but like any software update there are many undocumented changes. One particular change has been revealed through Apple engineer Renaud Lienhart‏, who works directly on the iOS operating system. “iOS 10.3 feels ‘snappier’ because many …

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The best feature in Apple's iOS 10.3 is one you won't even notice

Apple released iOS 10.3 last night. This update is likely the last big hurrah for iOS 10, and as expected, it came with several major enhancements. These mostly pertained to Maps, Carplay, and Siri.<p>One major change that’s largely been overlooked has been the introduction of Apple’s new filesystem – …

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Apple releases Classroom iPad app version 2.0 w/ ability to manually create classes & more

Alongside public releases for iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 today, Apple has officially released version 2.0 of its Classroom app for iPad previously in beta.<p>The best 4K & 5K displays for Mac<p>Version 2 of the app brings a number of new features including the ability to create …

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Force iPhone to show numerical value for signal strength

You can trade the five dots that indicate your iPhone's signal strength for a number. No jailbreak required.<p>If you are a numbers person, you may like this iPhone hack that replaces the five dots in the upper-left corner of your iPhone that indicate the strength of your cellular signal with a …

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This secret iPhone code unlocks a hidden feature that may come in handy

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

Pages, Numbers, & Keynote for Mac and iOS add editing features & Touch ID for password protected docs

Apple has just released new updates to their iWork suite across iOS, macOS, and the iCloud webapps. The updates today includes the ability to open password-protected documents using Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro, iPhones and iPads, alongside new editing features for all the applications.<p>The …

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Clips - A New Video App

the fun, new way to create expressive videos on iOS

This is how to decide which apps to delete from your phone

Do you wish you had more free space on your iPhone? Here are some tips to free it up. USA TODAY<p><b>Q. I’m trying to prune my phone’s collection of apps. Any shortcuts to find the ones that should get the hook first?</b><p>A. It can be tempting to let apps accumulate on your phone until you start to run out of …

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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 …

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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