"Over the last few days I’ve been working with my school’s technician to rollout 30 iPads; 10 for staff and 20 for pupils. We’d both never done this before, and didn’t really know what we’d find along the way. But we finished today, and I wanted to share the process we went through."
"Subtext is an intriguing iPad application that allows users to read books collaboratively. While reading, participants can insert text, emotions, questions, links and thoughts into the margins of the book. When other readers jump into the text they can see the notations and reply to the existing thoughts in a discussion thread that is neatly tucked away into the margins of the text."
"Nowadays, Apple products are getting popularity by and by, because apple products like iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad and New iPad are extremely well-designed, these iOS Devices have large multi touch screens, these ios devices have very useful features also, and iphone 4S, and new ipad have Siri that is very useful and full of enjoyment also, we can say that these ios devices are extremely heart touching. But you can also put a new touch on your ios devices by using wallpapers, by using wallpapers you can provide new and gorgeous look of your own accord."
"Google just updated its iOS Google Search app (iTunes link). I have always preferred searching for Web content on the iPhone using Google's dedicated search app, compared to the search box built in to Safari. Now the experience is better. "
"Virtually anyone from hardcore geeks to orangutans (no, really) can simply pick up an iPad and start using it immediately. But apparently that’s not good enough for Apple, because iOS (and especially the new version, iOS 5) offers a number of shortcuts to make any iPad user into a power user."
"Numbers ($9.99), a spreadsheet app directly from Apple, is a worthy Microsoft Excel-like competitor for the iPad. It is a powerful tool for teachers who own an iPad, and can be used for assessment, especially during report card season. "
"If you’re someone who’s quite shy and don’t really like answering or asking questions while in class, there’s an app for that! Perry Samson, a professor at the University of Michigan has developed an iPad app that aims to make use of technology in order to make interactions within the classroom more engaging and less intimidating"
"The key to learning to code is learning to think like a computer--which is a hard thing to do. "It requires structured thinking, ability to abstract details away, and there’s little margin for error--one little typo and your program might do something entirely different from what you wanted," says game developer Rui Viana. "
"Tom Barrett tweeted a question today asking how to share your entire iPad app collection with someone. After a little research, I came up with a post on this page and followed the directions. Here is the first of the 12-page app list on my iPad."
"This month marks the Golden Gate’s 75th anniversary and the California Historical Society’s exhibit, A Wild Flight of the Imagination, celebrates the event with a look at the bridge’s construction. The exhibit has also been made available as a free eBook for the iPad, which includes historic photographs by Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange as well as a short film of bridge designer Joseph Strauss speaking to a reporter during the bridge’s construction. "
"I’ve recently spent some time with a pair of apps—World War II Interactive and Timeline World War 2—that take the same information about the war that I pored over decades ago and present it in an eye-popping new fashion. Both apps are worthwhile downloads for history buffs, particularly students, but one of them in particular does a standout job of putting its own stamp on the story of the conflict. "
"I bought the original Coda for Mac the minute Panic put it on sale and have used it day-in, day-out ever since. Coming from Macromedia/Adobe's Dreamweaver, it was a breath of fresh air. That won't be a surprise to anyone familiar with Panic. They're among the most thoughtful, most talented interface designers outside of Apple. And now they've brought Coda to the iPad. Whimsically named Diet Coda, it doesn't provide all the functionality of it's bigger, older Mac brother, but it does provide almost exactly the functionality needed for an ultra-portable environment like the iPad."
"Apart from being handy for watching videos and catching up on entertainment, using a tablet to do some work gives you another reason to leave your laptop at home and rely purely on your iPad or Android tablet when out and about. This is where office apps come in."
"TinyTap, Moments Into Games 1.0 allows parents and their kids the opportunity to turn the moments they share together into personal educational games. Creating a game is super easy – add a photo, record some questions, trace the answers and you’re ready to play! "