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Quip - Collaborative word processor for mobile

Quip - Collaborative word processor for mobile | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it

With Quip, you can make your edits right in the shared document, comment on a specific section, and even chat with the other authors directly while you're all making tweaks. Tracked changes show exactly how the draft has evolved.


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Gorgeous implementation.  Get it!

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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, August 12, 2013 7:52 PM

Seems like a cool collaborative tool!

Viljenka Savli's curator insight, August 13, 2013 2:08 AM

Useful for collaborative editing of the text...

Heiko Idensen's curator insight, September 21, 2013 1:22 AM

Quip läuft auf Desktop-Computern (PC und Mac), iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, und Android. Wo immer du auch bist, welches Gerät du auch benutzt - Quip ist dabei und funktioniert.

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Replaces the TabletAcademyNW. Relates to the way Tablet devices (and usually iPad) can be utilised to provide new, innovative solutions to human issues.
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Apple expands privacy protections for users in iOS 8

Apple expands privacy protections for users in iOS 8 | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Apple has profoundly changed how it interacts with law enforcement officials with the release of iOS 8, including how much data it can reveal to law enforcement thanks to new encryption protocols.
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Stronger than ever.

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Microsoft updates OneDrive and Skype for iOS 8 | ZDNet

Microsoft updates OneDrive and Skype for iOS 8 | ZDNet | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Microsoft, continuing in its mobile-first, cross-platform vein, is updating its services and software for Apple's latest operating system release.
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Updates Ahoy!

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Google denies breach after hackers leak millions of user logins

Google denies breach after hackers leak millions of user logins | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Google denies claims cyber criminals stole users' data and downplays the threat after a hacker purportedly leaked 4.9 million Gmail logins
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Oops. Be aware. "Google warned users not to use the same login credentials for several online services to prevent a single breach enabling hackers to access multiple accounts."

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Apple bends over backwards to make customers happy. But is it a waste of time and money?

Apple bends over backwards to make customers happy. But is it a waste of time and money? | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Apple is famous for reaching out to unsatisfied customers. In fact, customers that don't provide a glowing review of their Apple experience will reportedly receive a call from a store manager withi...
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Does it make a difference? In part, it IS the difference.

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Gartner Says Less Than One Percent of Consumer Mobile Apps Will Be Considered a Financial Success by Their Developers Through 2018

STAMFORD, Conn., January 13, 2014 Consumers are increasingly turning to recommendation engines, friends, social networking or advertising to discover mobile applications rather than sorting through...
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The truth hurts, but it also pays dividends to the lucky, wily one percent.

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Common App Rejections - App Store - Apple Developer

Common App Rejections - App Store - Apple Developer | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
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The reasons why the Apps in Apple's App Store remain high in quality.

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Apple Partnering With American Express on iPhone Mobile Payments Initiative [Updated]

Apple Partnering With American Express on iPhone Mobile Payments Initiative [Updated] | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Apple's rumored mobile payments initiative appears to be coming closer to launch, with Re/code reporting the company has reached a deal to...
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Spankingly good move.

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iPad in Education: Huge New Rollout in Minnesota, Huge LA Project Suspended

iPad in Education: Huge New Rollout in Minnesota, Huge LA Project Suspended | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
This week brings good news and bad news in terms of the iPad’s adoption in US educational institutions. Earlier this week it was reported – by The Verge and others – that the massive iPad rollout i...
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Let's hope that the freedom the iPad can offer is better understood than was the case in LA. I'd love to hear that story from the inside.

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L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads

L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort.
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I wonder how this will pan-out? 

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Why recommend the iPad for schools?

Why recommend the iPad for schools? | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
This blog is nearly 2 years old and I thought it was time to revisit the reason for its existence. I am still teaching 11 to 18 year-olds everyday in BYOD classrooms (not iPad only) and can claim a...
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Great Blog post, and very well reasoned and knowledgable. I'd add unrivalled accessibility and ease of use and reliability  I had recent experience of using Android and it felt like a product that is incomplete.

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Apple Maps is gaining marketshare on Google in the U.K.

Apple Maps is gaining marketshare on Google in the U.K. | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Apple Maps now accounts for 70% of mapping network data on the U.K.'s EE carrier
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Now who is BAD.

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Microsoft Takes a Jab at Apple With New Surface Pro 3 Ads

Microsoft Takes a Jab at Apple With New Surface Pro 3 Ads | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Microsoft has a trio of new Surface Pro 3 ads, and they all have the same goal: to prove Microsoft's ultra-thin tablet/laptop hybrid is better than Apple's MacBook Air.
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Things are getting a little .....  tetchy.  $999 + $129 for keyboard Type Cover.  UK price £1299 + £139 keyboard.  Macbook Air UK price £849.00.  You could buy an iPad as well!  iPad Air £399.00 and have money left over.

 

 

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Tablet gurus meet at West Midlands academy for lively conference - Innovate My School

Tablet gurus meet at West Midlands academy for lively conference - Innovate My School | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
We recently held another ‘Implementing 1:1 tablet learning’ conference, this time in the Birmingham area, in order to tell teachers everything they need to know about tablets.

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Making a difference...... 

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Microsoft Lets Eligible Students Sign Up for Free Office 365

Microsoft Lets Eligible Students Sign Up for Free Office 365 | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer is... Keep reading →
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You can't get fairer than that!

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The iPhone 6 and Apple Watch – will they be used in business?

The iPhone 6 and Apple Watch – will they be used in business? | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Apple announced its iPhone 6 and Apple Watch on 9 September 2014, along with capabilities such as Apple Pay, NFC and health monitoring
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Maybe missing the point?

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iCloud storage upgrade pricing

iCloud storage upgrade pricing | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5 GB of free storage. If you need more storage, you can upgrade to a larger storage plan.
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Apple iCloud / iCloud iDrive changes

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Hard Lessons Learned in Ambitious L.A. iPad Initiative

Hard Lessons Learned in Ambitious L.A. iPad Initiative | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
After a harsh internal critique of the program, the Los Angeles school system's effort to provide all its students with digital computing devices is again in flux.
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The pain and the possibilities.  Which will be the defining mark? Lessons will be hard for all.  

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Microsoft is Aggressively Expanding its Office Store

Microsoft is Aggressively Expanding its Office Store | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
At the end of a week that saw Microsoft piling on functionality and cash incentives to capture a bigger slice of the enterprise market, including businesses with a mere 150 seats, it also announced an aggressive expansion of its Office store and more languages to capture new markets.While it's obvious Microsoft is going to push its own products in its own store, it will also highlight third party apps that integrate with Microsoft tools. Topic: Information Management.
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Microsoft has turned a corner.

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch Retina Display (2014)

Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch Retina Display (2014) | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Apple's latest 15-inch MacBook Pro represents a slight upgrade to the best system mobile Mac power users can buy. And while the Windows competition is breathing down its figurative neck, it's still our top choice for high-end desktop-replacement laptops.
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Good taste......PC Mag.

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5 Ways to use Google Presentations NOT as Presentations

5 Ways to use Google Presentations NOT as Presentations | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. It is a part of my Google Drive series that includes "10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs" and "5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can u...
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Think alternatives.

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Two-year PC replacement saves cost, raises productivity

Two-year PC replacement saves cost, raises productivity | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
With faster PCs available for less money a new study makes a case for replacing PCs every two years instead of following the traditional threetofouryear cycle but IT pros debate that premise
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Well now, this could work well for Apple. Without a doubt, replacing Windows PCs makes sense and adds to costs.

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Here’s What A Future Dominated By Apple Might Look Like

Here’s What A Future Dominated By Apple Might Look Like | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Take a trip to the future.
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Ah, such dreams.

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Tablet ownership increases by 20%

Tablet ownership increases by 20% | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
Tablet ownership in the UK has increased by 20% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2014 according to industry regulator Ofcom.
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But of course! Anyone, including those behind in ICT vision could have foreseen this.  Well, most anyway - with a couple of notable exceptions.

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How To Integrate iPads With The New Google Classroom - Edudemic

How To Integrate iPads With The New Google Classroom - Edudemic | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
With the recent announcement that Google Classroom will be available to all Google Apps for Education schools by the week of August 11th, schools that have also adopted iPads are interested in exploring the platform to determine if it will integrate into their existing deployment to provide a helpful and approachable workflow solution. While there …
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For all my Google users - check this out.

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GN Resound pins hopes on hearing aid for iPhone generation

GN Resound pins hopes on hearing aid for iPhone generation | TabletAcademyNW | Scoop.it
By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's GN Resound is banking on a hearing aid packed with bluetooth-like technology that lets users listen to calls and music from their iPhones as it seeks to steal a march on its rivals, its new chief executive told Reuters. Anders Hedegaard laid out his plans for the company - the hearing aid business of GN Store Nord - for the first time since taking the helm on August 1 in a change of management that surprised investors and analysts. After four years of cutting costs to boost operating margins, GN Resound now wants to grow faster than the global market, which grew about 4 percent last year in terms of sales. "The restructuring is over and now it's innovation and growth that are the priorities," said Hedegaard.
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