"I’ve touched on the accessibility of iOS and expressed my appreciation of it in a previous post. But today I’m revisiting the topic with renewed fascination, thanks to a recent TUAW article about a new kind of iBooks e-book."
"here are tons of ways to manage business, school, and home projects. Tracking things like timelines and schedules, resources like people, materials and tools, and keeping it all in an easily read format is quite the challenge, however. We took a look at three different types of software for managing projects on the iPad, starting with the powerful (and premium priced) OmniPlan for iPad. We also took a quick look at iScope, a less expensive yet unique piece of software for managing projects with a more personal feel, as well as the free Wunderlist, a great and free app for just managing tasks."
"As we find in computers the Print capability using, which we can capture screenshots and send them at once to anybody you want. iOS has come up with the idea which is in many ways similar to that procedure. The application developed to execute the process has been named as ‘Display Recorder’. It supports both iPhone and iPad."
"Want to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, but don’t know where to start? Download the latest manual from MakeUseOf, which will teach you to do just that. From author Lachlan Roy, this guide shows you how to use RedSn0w and recommends tweaks and apps to try out once you do."
"Recently, I was given the opportunity to go one-to-one in my first grade classroom with iPads. To say that my students and I were excited to do this would be a bit of an understatement. It has long been a dream of mine to go one-to-one and for the students it is, as they say, like kids in a candy shop.
With Great Tools Comes Great Responsibility"
"Handwriting is one of those things that seems like it should be easy on the iPad, but, in reality, it is fairly difficult. Unlike Apple's legendarily quirky handwriting recognition on the Newton or the Windows tablets of more recent vintage, the iPad is designed primarily for finger-based input, not for longhand wirting with a stylus."
"Many parts of the U.S. are dealing with unusually high temperatures, storms, fires, and the occasional blackout. With this in mind, we offer seven apps that could make your summer much safer in times of emergency."
"Double tapping the spacebar in iOS inserts a period at the end of a sentence and starts another, a feature that can really improve typing on the virtual keyboards of iOS, but not everyone likes the behavior. If you don’t want the iPhone or iPad to automatically type periods at the end of a word, here’s all you have to do:"
"Do you look forward to the Olympic games every time they come around? Use the London 2012 app to try your hand (literally) at several summer Olympic events, including: 100M, 110M Hurdles, 100m Freestyle, Double Trap, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, 100m Butterfly, Kayak (K1) and Archery."
"The Google Drive app for iPad and iOS was released last week. In my post about the release of Google Drive and Chrome for iPad I spoke too soon, in saying that it was good to see that both these apps have proper iPad versions."
"Storytelling is just as fantastic for students. Storytelling apps allow students a voice, a way of telling complex narratives and a way of illustrating their ability to weave multiple ideas into a single and coherent storyline.
Here are a couple of apps that students and teachers of all ages will love. People never seen to tire of Stop-motion movies."
"Family Ribbon really does tie all of your online social interactions together. Send and receive emails and text messages. View and share photo albums stored on Flickr, Picasa and Facebook. Make phone calls to loved ones using Skype. Family Ribbon even lets you effortlessly check weather forecasts!"
"The Independence Day holiday week is upon us, and millions of American families are heading out on the open road. Where past generations depended on paper maps and Mad Libs, the march of technology has given us new tools for kids and parents alike. Our five-plus apps for road trips are accompanied with standbys and alternates to match up with your specific travel needs. Got other favorites or recommendations? Give them a shout out in the comments."
A pdf with 20 ipad apps for educators - this may be something you could email to your teachers if they've just gotten ipads to teach them how to open and read a pdf on their ipad. This is really just a powerpoint converted to PDF but it does include links and screenshots.
"We know that apps are here to stay. Schools are jumping on board quicker than you can say, “WOW!” Our request? Please look at the gaps in education, as far as apps are concerned. ABC and Math apps are covered! How about some apps that address the various skills involved in reading, social studies, history, science, health, nutrition and physical education. There is a definite need for apps that cover content"
"With a killer beat in place, it’s time to add the second (mostly unsung) hero of modern music: the bass. Whether your tastes run to big, fat and bottom heavy or to quick, snappy and distorted, GarageBand has you covered. With GarageBand for iPad, you can create bass tracks that sound incredibly good with very little knowledge or expertise. Let’s take a look at the simplest way to do just that: Smart Bass."
"The foundation of any good rock, dance, or pop song is the beat. Creating a drum track that stands out will take your music from “meh” to “wow.” With GarageBand for iPad, you can now create drum tracks that sound incredibly good with very little knowledge or expertise."
"Recording a musical masterpiece with GarageBand for iPad is fairly straightforward, especially when using the “smart” instruments together to layer a song together. However, if you don’t get the music out of your iPad, no one will hear it. If no one hears it, how will you know how amazing it is? Let’s take a look at some basic mixing and sharing features of GarageBand for iPad."
"The tablet market has paved the way for educational resources in the form of slick, new apps, with text-books now being replaced by online downloadable versions of themselves. An array of stunning apps are at your disposal waiting to be exercised, so with this in mind, we decided to whittle down our top 10 iPad educational apps for students."
"The iPad program would not have worked if the school was a strict no-technology zone beforehand, Larkin said. “You can’t go from a school that doesn’t allow cell phones in the building to handing out 1,000 iPads.” Over the past few year"
"If you're looking for useful and best personal finance apps for ipad, you're at the right place. Here, you can see the top 10 finance apps for iPad that makes your financial life very easy. With these top finance apps you'll be able to do most of your financial works with your iPad, you don't need to open your computer."
"Apps aren’t just great for keeping you entertained, they can also be good for learning. This Discovering Chinese app is ideal for those who would like to learn the language of Chinese or even brush up on your Chinese skills."