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Copyright & Schools: photocopy, scan, screen or broadcast copyright resources in classrooms - simple advice for teachers

Copyright & Schools: photocopy, scan, screen or broadcast copyright resources in classrooms - simple advice for teachers | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

One-stop-shop with guidance for teachers copying and using books, magazines, newspapers, music, film & TV in classrooms - from the CLA, ERA, NLA, CCLI, PPL, PRS, MPLC, PVS


Via Dennis T OConnor, Jack Patterson, Gust MEES, Gianfranco D'Aversa
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Great resouirce on copyright rules 

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Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, December 28, 2012 12:03 PM

One-stop-shop with guidance for teachers copying and using books, magazines, newspapers, music, film & TV in classrooms - from the CLA, ERA, NLA, CCLI, PPL, PRS, MPLC, PVS

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, December 29, 2012 11:42 AM

Excelent way of showing what to do about copyrights

ProfeRed's curator insight, January 1, 2013 3:48 PM

Schools rely on a vast pool of resources and this site is here to help you make full use of copyright material such as books, television, music, films, and websites.

To start, simply click on the icon of the resource or activity that best describes what you want to do and follow an option to see how to use that material legally and where to find more information.

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Students encouraged to Design The Future with free 3D resources - Innovate My School

Students encouraged to Design The Future with free 3D resources - Innovate My School | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Many major companies are making a concerted effort to prepare students for the modern workplace. One of these groups, Autodesk, has released a series of free resources to help learners get to grips with 3D technology.
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Autodesk has a sense of what is needed.  Good for you.

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When Windows Update Fails, This Is How You Fix It

When Windows Update Fails, This Is How You Fix It | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The recent Windows 8.1 August Update blindsided many users with issues. Some experienced BSODs or black screens, while others found themselves stuck in an infinite reboot loop. If you've been negatively affected by a Windows Update, here's a quick list of troubleshooting steps that will help you restore Windows to a functional state. Windows Crashes…
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When was the last time your Apple update failed?  Assuming you didn't do something stupid? Ever? #itsarealstruggle NOT to stay with Apple.

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Councils failing to implement BYOD schemes says think tank

Councils failing to implement BYOD schemes says think tank | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Attempts to implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies in local government have been branded ‘pitiful’ in a new report.
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Pitiful? Some gave up before they started. It isn't about cost saving, but it is about having the guts to try. 

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Don't think you're SAFE from Windows zombies just 'cos you have an iPhone - research

Don't think you're SAFE from Windows zombies just 'cos you have an iPhone - research | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Malware can be pushed across the species gap
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"There are tens of millions of malware strains that affect Windows PCs, so many in fact that most-antivirus vendors have stopped counting. iOS nasties, in extreme contrast, number less than 10 (and that's including proof-of-concept nasties from celebrated hacker Charlie Miller)."

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Android takes enterprise share from iOS in Good Technology mobility index

Android takes enterprise share from iOS in Good Technology mobility index | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
A quarterly report on enterprise mobile app activations shows Android devices gaining a bit of ground on Apple’s iOS operating system.
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I have to laugh when I think of a certain ICT Director and Manager, and how wrong they could be. Still, they knew best.

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Best desktops of 2014 - CNET

Best desktops of 2014 - CNET | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
CNET editors choose the best desktop computers, including gaming desktops, budget desktops, performance desktops, and more.
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Power to the desktops!

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Apple markets the iPad as a business productivity tool using Microsoft Office

Apple markets the iPad as a business productivity tool using Microsoft Office | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
A mailer sent out by Apple to promote the Apple iPad, took.a different tact than Microsoft's recent ad for the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Microsoft has promoted its tablet as being one that could replace a laptop. Apple decided to call its iPad a portable solution backed by powerful apps "that take advantage of the things only iPad can do."...
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Robin Williams' Apple Ad: 'And You May Contribute a Verse' [VIDEO]

Robin Williams' Apple Ad: 'And You May Contribute a Verse' [VIDEO] | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Robin Williams may have been known as a comedian, but Apple remembered the dramatic power of his voice when it commissioned a TV ad for the iPad Air.
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What will your voice be?

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Apple takes a bite out of its critics

Apple takes a bite out of its critics | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Cork singled out for special mention as tech giant shows its worth
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Will the EU listen. Its a long time ago, but I visited Cork.  Massive operation - hundreds of staff.

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iWasher

iWasher | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
This is my washing machine These are the two settings I use on the washing machine. The first... The second... And these are all the other settings on the washing machine that I don't use... This w...
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Phil and Tony?  Read and ask yourself a question.

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If Apple Ditches Gorilla Glass, Here's What Happens to Corning

If Apple Ditches Gorilla Glass, Here's What Happens to Corning | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Some investors fear Corning may lose Apple as a significant Gorilla Glass customer, Credit: Corning Ever since Apple announced its sapphire supply.
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A big deal, but not a massive one..... but a shock all the same.

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How did Macs defy the PC sales slump? | ZDNet

How did Macs defy the PC sales slump? | ZDNet | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Just as the iPod became a gateway drug for the iPhone, which itself became the gateway drug for the iPad, iOS is set to become the platform that tempts people into the OS X ecosystem.
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Its a little like a halo effect......but it has made the Mac grow.

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Apple grows Mac sales by 18% on the back of the MacBook Air

Apple grows Mac sales by 18% on the back of the MacBook Air | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

18%Apple sold 4.4 million Macs in the June quarter, the most ever for that three-month stretch, with an annual growth rate the rest of the PC industry hasn't seen since 2010.

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18% growth of Mac sales in the Q.  Remarkable growth for a remarkable company. 

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Google

Google | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for.
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Watch out, there's an iTunes Scam about: so use your intelligence.  Always check the sender email.

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Apple Patent Improves The Mouse With Force Detection And Haptic Feedback | TechCrunch

Apple Patent Improves The Mouse With Force Detection And Haptic Feedback | TechCrunch | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple has a new patent application with the USPTO (via AppleInsider) for a better mouse that is far more sensitive to how much pressure a user applies with..
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So many possibilities...

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1 Unexpected Sector Where Apple's iOS Tops Android

1 Unexpected Sector Where Apple's iOS Tops Android | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
A new report shows enterprise activations of iPhones and iPads far outpace Android and Windows Phones. - Chris Neiger - Tech and Telecom
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There have be positive and negative reports around this report - but let's face it, Enterprise TODAY is where it is at. Activations mean more than historical assumptions.

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Tesco tablets have data reset flaw

Tesco tablets have data reset flaw | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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Oh dear - that ALL Androids?

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Slidebean for online presentations

Slidebean for online presentations | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

Slidebean has been built to take the pain off making presentations. The process of converting your idea into a keynote should be efficient and straightforward, and that is our main focus.


Via Nik Peachey
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FREE! I'm not 100% making it easier is important, but looks neat all the same....and you can concentrate on the message.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 14, 5:11 AM

This looks like a very nicely designed tool for creating presentations. Cross platform compatible too.

Dirk Mast's curator insight, August 15, 7:22 AM

PowerPoint can get really boring. Great to have alternatives!

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iOS scores as most secure mobile OS in spyware report - CNET

iOS scores as most secure mobile OS in spyware report - CNET | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
FinSpy spyware can hack its way into Android, BlackBerry, and older versions of Windows Phone but can't touch iOS unless the device is jailbroken, according to a leaked report from Gamma Group.
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The latest results are in. iOS7 maintains Apple's security crown.

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Flight Cases for iMac review: Heavy duty protection for your traveling iMac

Flight Cases for iMac review: Heavy duty protection for your traveling iMac | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The Flight Case Company makes roadworthy tough cases for all kinds of pro equipment, including Apple's all-in-one computer.
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Just so that you know.

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Apple pushes iOS for business, discounts 20 top productivity apps

Apple pushes iOS for business, discounts 20 top productivity apps | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
As part of a larger effort to promote using the iPhone and iPad as office devices, Apple has worked with developers to discount 20 popular productivity apps.
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Apple make offers business can't refuse......to try.

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Welsh police to develop mobile app for witness statements

Welsh police to develop mobile app for witness statements | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Two Welsh police forces are to develop a mobile application that will allow officers to record and send witness statements while on the beat.
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OK - not sure of platform..... but HOW MUCH?

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Chinese Vendors Outpace the Market as Smartphone Shipments Grow 23.1% Year over Year in the Second Quarter, According to IDC

Chinese Vendors Outpace the Market as Smartphone Shipments Grow 23.1% Year over Year in the Second Quarter, According to IDC | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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A new single quarter record of 295.3 million shipments.  This is traditionally Apple's 'quiet' quarter as well!

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Small Business News

Small Business News | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Small Business News, by John Rudkin: Small Business News and Reviews from the Northwest of England. All the advice you need. http://www.3E-Partnership-CIC.co.uk and http://www.Lancashire-Regional.tv
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Small Business News - Snippets from the frontier - that line that crosses between Education and Small Business.

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Apple vs. Microsoft: The winner is...

Apple vs. Microsoft: The winner is... | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Forget Coke vs. Pepsi or Ford vs. Chevy. The corporate battle that heating up, at least in investors' minds, is Apple versus Microsoft.
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I remember the day.  The boot was on the other foot.  But there is no need to battle.  Each to his own.

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