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60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apple in Business | Scoop.it

"For today's post I am sharing with you an excellent presentation featuring some of the top educational iPad apps. I have gone through each title and found them really worth sharing with you here. Have a look and share with us your comments . Enjoy!"


Via John Evans
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60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers 

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Teachers should take note.
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Teachers, listen up!

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John Rudkin on Twitter: "http://t.co/fSq9HVb0jd Scary? no. Useful, yes. Its not as if you can't do this already, but those of a nervous disposition....don't read."

John Rudkin on Twitter: "http://t.co/fSq9HVb0jd Scary? no. Useful, yes. Its not as if you can't do this already, but those of a nervous disposition....don't read." | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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Ouch....

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The Urgency of Digital and Media-Literacy Skills

The Urgency of Digital and Media-Literacy Skills | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
We are in an era of urgent need for digital and media literacy skills. Our students cannot, not should not wait anymore. As a result, pedagogical changes must be made now in order to facilitate the...

Via Dr Peter Carey, Dean J. Fusto, Bookmarking Librarian
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Digital Skills should be normalised.

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Apple Introduced Its First 'Laptop' 25 Years Ago and It Was Totally Awful

Apple Introduced Its First 'Laptop' 25 Years Ago and It Was Totally Awful | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Proof that Apple has come a long way
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Actually, it had some commendable features, including a battery that made it possible to have that 'battery only' use.  Mind you, lead acid? Much of the weight was in that pack. It was horrendously expensive, but the screen was a wonder.  Remember. Apple went on to develop the Newton......

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As iPhone 6 Looms, Apple Healthkit Hype Is Out Of Control. A Reality Check.

As iPhone 6 Looms, Apple Healthkit Hype Is Out Of Control. A Reality Check. | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple's iPhone 6 won't be available until Friday, but the iPhone's new operating system — iOS 8 — will be released on Wednesday. That means Apple's signature new health software, HealthKit, is just hours away. And Christina Farr's exclusive report for Reuters — that Stanford University Hospital and Duke University are preparing new [...]
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Maybe a visit to the Doctors will become less necessary?

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Mobile operators abandon joint 'wave and pay' project as Apple looms - Telegraph

Mobile operators abandon joint 'wave and pay' project as Apple looms - Telegraph | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Weve, owned by EE, O2 and Vodafone, ditches standard mobile wallet that was meant to help operators grab a slice of a market expected to be worth £14.2bn in three years
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Not up to a competition it seems?

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A Watch Guy's Thoughts On The Apple Watch After Seeing It In The Metal (Tons Of Live Photos)

A Watch Guy's Thoughts On The Apple Watch After Seeing It In The Metal (Tons Of Live Photos) | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
I'm not even sure we can call it a watch. Okay, it goes on the wrist, and
it happens to tell the time, but that's about where the similarities
between Apple's just announced watch and the hand-assembled, often
painstakingly finished mechanical watches we write about, and obsess over,
end. I was lucky enough to be invited to Cupertino to witness the
announcement of the Apple Watch firsthand, and though I do not believe it
poses any threat to haute horology manufactures, I do think the Apple Watch
will be a big problem for low-priced quartz watches, and even some
entry-level mechanical watches. In years to come, it could pose a larger
threat to higher end brands, too. The reason? Apple got more details right
on their watch than the vast majority of Swiss and Asian brands do with
similarly priced watches, and those details add up to a really impressive
piece of design. It offers so much more functionality than other digitals
it's almost embarrassing. But it's not perfect, by any means. Read on to
hear my thoughts on the Apple Watch, from the perspective of a watch guy.
Oh, and there are dozens of in-the-metal pictures, too.
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This is a staggeringly good review.....by a watch expert, not a technology writer.

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Enterprise IT should embrace the Apple Watch

Enterprise IT should embrace the Apple Watch | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Apple previewed the Apple Watch, a smart wristwatch that will launch in early 2015. Just like the iPad and the iPhone before it, expect Apple's latest gadget to be in heavy BYOD demand from Day One.
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Funny, I was just thinking about this. My version coming next.

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iPhone 6: Apple And Mayo Clinic Partnership Could Be Smart Medicine

iPhone 6: Apple And Mayo Clinic Partnership Could Be Smart Medicine | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
When Apple unveils the iPhone 6 and teases the iWatch on Tuesday, it'll share tech's biggest stage with one of the biggest names in health care: Mayo Clinic. The tech titan and giant health system have been working together for two years, as Mayo Clinic helped influence the design of Apple's new [...]
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Healthkit could revolutionise healthcare.

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iPhone 6, iWatch & new iPad Air: Apple launch day arrives

iPhone 6, iWatch & new iPad Air: Apple launch day arrives | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Two new iPhones, an iWatch and the next generation iPad Air expected to launch today
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It feels to have been a long time coming,  Apple is about to disrupt the World again.... 

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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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iPhone 6: The final straw for Android makers eaten alive by the data parasite?

iPhone 6: The final straw for Android makers eaten alive by the data parasite? | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Arr, makin' spy kit fer Google, a mug's game matey
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How Android's own fans are eventually going to kill it in all but the 'cheapo' department.  "We can't make a profit"

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Study: Apple's New iPhones Score Big in Durability

Study: Apple's New iPhones Score Big in Durability | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break due to everyday...
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Smashing news.

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Apple fan drops iPhone 6 during television interview - video

Apple fan drops iPhone 6 during television interview - video | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
One of the first people in the world to own an iPhone 6 becomes among the first to drop the £619 device
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Too painful to watch..... 

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Apple Won't Decrypt Your iPhone, Even if the Government Requests It

Apple Won't Decrypt Your iPhone, Even if the Government Requests It | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple made public its updated Privacy Policy, accompanied with an open letter from Tim Cook.
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Now encrypted mean encrypted.  Data security aside, what do people need to hide? OK, don't answer that, but Apple takes a stand.

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iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Break Record

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Break Record | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
A new iPhone, a new record.

Apple said Monday that it sold more than 4 million new iPhones 6s in the first 24 hours they were on sale, breaking the previous record for pre-order sales.

The news is hardly surprising. Each time a new iPhone model...
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4 million....... in 24hrs.

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'Incredible' Response to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as Apple Sets Overnight Pre-Order Sales Record

'Incredible' Response to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as Apple Sets Overnight Pre-Order Sales Record | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Despite some significant hurdles that saw the U.S. Apple Online store remaining down until almost 3 AM Pacific Time and issues with ordering in the...
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Servers can't cope?

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I'd 'Watch' that.....

I'd 'Watch' that..... | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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http://www.johnarudkin.net/page13/page13.html .  At least there is no camera......but remote control is possible?  

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Apple delivers its expected watch, payments service and brace of iPhones

Apple delivers its expected watch, payments service and brace of iPhones | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
We were expecting a game-changing announcement, something to take the tech world by storm. We were expecting a new device that would have us saying: “ah, so th…
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The impact of Apple popularising VoWiFi could be huge....  something we-ve waited for.  Its not FaceTime Audio, its bigger.

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How one nonprofit built a cloud and a mobile strategy for the blind

How one nonprofit built a cloud and a mobile strategy for the blind | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Bosma Enterprises, an Indiana nonprofit that seeks to help the blind to find meaningful employment, built out VisonForce: A custom cloud solution for the sighted and vision impaired alike.
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This is what makes Apple so unique.  It opens up the World to more and more people.

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Smartphones pioneered for use in Parkinson's disease detection

Smartphones pioneered for use in Parkinson's disease detection | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Aston university researchers hope smartphones could help people self-manage their conditions, while paving the way for earlier diagnosis
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The power of the smartphone comes from its intimate connection to its user. 

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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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