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Blogging with an iPad: Choosing a web browser, setting up your theme and adding widgets | The Edublogger

Blogging with an iPad: Choosing a web browser, setting up your theme and adding widgets | The Edublogger | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
With more educators looking at iPads as a replacement for student laptops and netbooks, we’re regularly being asked for blogging tips using iPads. So I’ve decided the best way to provide advice is build a new blog using just my iPad and post about it as I go!
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You wanted apps on your Apple TV? Apple delivers with AirPlay Mirroring

You wanted apps on your Apple TV? Apple delivers with AirPlay Mirroring | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Since the second-generation Apple TV was released, people have been wondering if and when apps would arrive on the device. But Apple hasn't opened up the Apple TV to third-party developers; or it hadn't before it unveiled iOS 5 this past Monday.
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Qwiki for iPad Flies Past 500,000 Downloads in 7 Weeks

Qwiki for iPad Flies Past 500,000 Downloads in 7 Weeks | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Qwiki's iPad app for exploring the world through information has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.
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British Classics on the iPad App

British Classics on the iPad App | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
We told you this was coming, and now it’s here. The British Library has started to release 60,000+ texts from the 19th century in digital format. And they’re getting rolled out with the release of a new iPad app.
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10 Apps (or Services) Apple Just Killed with iOS 5 | Mac|Life

10 Apps (or Services) Apple Just Killed with iOS 5 | Mac|Life | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
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100 Hard-To-Find iPhone Apps For School - Edudemic

100 Hard-To-Find iPhone Apps For School - Edudemic | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
There are countless games, social media, and other time-sucking apps available right now in the App Store. But what about those students (and teachers) looking for a helpful app that actually helps them learn?
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10 Amazing iOS 5 Features That Didn’t Make the WWDC Keynote

10 Amazing iOS 5 Features That Didn’t Make the WWDC Keynote | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Much like Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 simply has too many new features for Apple to spend a two-hour keynote detailing them all. If the 10 features revealed at WWDC 2011 on Monday have whet your appetite for more, strap in and click on to find out some of the cool stuff coming this fall that Apple didn’t talk about in San Francisco.
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iCloud: What you need to know | Web | Macworld

iCloud: What you need to know | Web | Macworld | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
On Monday, Apple introduced its iCloud wireless data sync service at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference. So what exactly is iCloud? How does it compare to MobileMe? How much will it cost?
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Middle-class angst over technology in the early years | Education | The Guardian

Middle-class angst over technology in the early years | Education | The Guardian | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Study says nursery staff and 'affluent' parents are spurning new technologies in early years...
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This Is iCloud

This Is iCloud | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple's iCloud has emerged from the shadows, providing wireless backup and syncing for your apps, songs, documents, books, photos, videos, calendars and contacts.
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iCloud named as successor to MobileMe, will be free service

iCloud named as successor to MobileMe, will be free service | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs unveiled the new iCloud service at WWDC today.
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How To Set Up Parental Controls on the iPad - Social Networking and Internet Safety Information for Parents

How To Set Up Parental Controls on the iPad - Social Networking and Internet Safety Information for Parents | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Like the iPod and the iPhone, the iPad is starting to become somewhat of a household item. This means parents should take the time to understand the iPad’s parental controls and how to set them.
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How to use your iPad as a secondary screen for your Mac

How to use your iPad as a secondary screen for your Mac | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Turn your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a Mac display : TechRadar UK...
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Apps in Education: 12 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom

Apps in Education: 12 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Storytelling continues to gain popularity as an educational activity as it stimulates a deep thinking process, it provides opportunities for reflection and it enhances and enriches the learning experience for our students.
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Snapseed raises the bar for iPad image editors | Photography | Digital Photo | Macworld

Snapseed raises the bar for iPad image editors | Photography | Digital Photo | Macworld | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Nik Software's Snapspeed has interfaces that are designed from the ground up to be gestural. These interfaces make Snapseed easier to use than any other iPad image editing app, and ultimately, allow you to make more effective edits.
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Apps for Getting Your Students Organised

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iOS 5, iCloud and Education: To what degree will iBenefit?

iOS 5, iCloud and Education: To what degree will iBenefit? | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple held it’s widely anticipated Worldwide Developer Conference recently and as expected, took the opportunity to disclose the upcoming release of many new product features and services. Chief among them was the announcement of the new iOS 5 mobile operating system and a new wireless data synchronization and storage service called iCloud.
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Apple tries to tighten its grip on media with Newsstand

Apple tries to tighten its grip on media with Newsstand | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple's latest move to try and convince more media companies to play in its sandbox is Newsstand, a digital storefront just for newspapers and magazines that the company announced at its WWDC conference.
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Watch Out, Print Textbooks: Here Comes Inkling | MindShift

Watch Out, Print Textbooks: Here Comes Inkling | MindShift | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Whether it’s the iPad that will shake up the print book industry, or some other tablet, it’s evident that education textbook publishers are going to have to adapt to the digital world.
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iOS 5: What you need to know | Mobile | Macworld

iOS 5: What you need to know | Mobile | Macworld | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Got a question about the newly unveiled iOS 5? We've got all the information Apple's provided about its fall iOS update and put it in one convenient place.
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Apps That Make Your iPad Work Like a Laptop

Apps That Make Your iPad Work Like a Laptop | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
You’ve taken the plunge and invested in an iPad. Like millions of others, you love it. It's light and keeps a remarkable 10-hour charge. So, is it possible to ditch your laptop altogether for business trips or even work itself?
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10 New Features to Get Stoked About in iOS 5

10 New Features to Get Stoked About in iOS 5 | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Earlier today Apple kicked off their annual Worldwide Developer's Conference with a keynote speech that was chock full of new goodies for virtually everyone who...
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Summary: Lion, iOS 5, iCloud highlight WWDC keynote | Computers | Macworld

Summary: Lion, iOS 5, iCloud highlight WWDC keynote | Computers | Macworld | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference began with a preview of Lion, slated for a July release, and iOS 5 and iCloud, which will both arrive later this fall.
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» 5 Reasons Why E-Books Aren’t There Yet

» 5 Reasons Why E-Books Aren’t There Yet | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
There are no two ways about it: E-books are here to stay. Unless something as remarkable as Japan’s reversion to the sword occurs, digital books are the 21st century successor to print. And yet the e-book is fundamentally flawed. There are some aspects to print book culture that e-books can’t replicate (at least not easily) — yet.
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iPads in Education | Case Studies

iPads in Education | Case Studies | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
School case studies on the use of iPads in education, including schools from the Victorian iPads for Learning trial.
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