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Survey Shows iPads, BYOD Are Big Hits For Small Business | Cult of Mac

Survey Shows iPads, BYOD Are Big Hits For Small Business | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The iPad’s status in larger enterprise businesses is nothing sort of spectacular – it pretty much is the entire enterprise tablet market.... According to a new study, that effort is paying off as more than half of small businesses have begun integrating the iPad or some form of tablet."

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TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos

TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There are certain image-heavy services that are just made for the iPad experience. Browsing sites like 500px, StumbleUpon and Tumblr are a joy, so it’s surprising that Tumblr still doesn’t have its own native iPad app."

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iOS 5.1.1 Now Available | PadGadget

iOS 5.1.1 Now Available | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Earlier today, Apple released iOS 5.1.1. The update includes offers various bug fixes and improvements.
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Evernote Buys Handwriting Recognition App Penultimate | PadGadget

Evernote Buys Handwriting Recognition App Penultimate | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Popular cloud syncing note app Evernote has added a new app to its arsenal – Penultimate, arguably one of the best handwritten note taking apps available in the App Store.
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Top 60 best free iPad apps 2012

Top 60 best free iPad apps 2012 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Frustratingly, many of the best free iPhone apps cost 59p or more for iPad. But there are some rare gems - iPad apps so good you can't believe they're free. And here are our top picks.
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Life Feast: Wordle + VoiceThread + Ipad

Life Feast: Wordle + VoiceThread + Ipad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"After reading Jose Picardo's post about having using only one iPad in class, I decided to give it a go. I've recently got an iPad as a gift and wanted to see what I could do with it in class."

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LMS iPad Infusion

LMS iPad Infusion | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I have been culling through iPads apps since October. Many I have found are useful tools in the classroom and many are a waste of time. Mr. Kuropatwa suggested a website called appolicious.com to cataloge my apps and I have since uploaded all of the apps currently on our class set of iPads."

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Apple quietly upgrades the iPad 2, improves battery life significantly

Apple quietly upgrades the iPad 2, improves battery life significantly | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"While Apple is definitely pushing consumers to purchase the new iPad, the company rolled out a hardware tweak to the iPad 2 that increases the value of the tablet for power users."

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10 Beautiful Apps & Websites To Drool Over

10 Beautiful Apps & Websites To Drool Over | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In this post, with your help, we've listed 10 examples of beauty in the modern web app or website. Unsurprisingly, iOS apps are very well represented in this list. Apple's design philosophy is highly regarded and many of its apps are similarly beautiful."

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Using iPad and iPhone Apps for Learning with Literature:MCTE 2012 P...

"Using iPad and iPhone Appsfor Learning with LiteracyRichard Beach, ProfessorEmeritus, University ofMinnesota, rbeach@umn.edu"

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REVIEW: Best keyboard cases for the iPad

REVIEW: Best keyboard cases for the iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Looking for a keyboard case for your iPad?

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iPad Accounts for 95% of all Tablet Web Traffic | PadGadget

iPad Accounts for 95% of all Tablet Web Traffic | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
When we think of a “tablet” it’s an iPad that comes to mind for most of us, not a Motorola Xoom, or a Samsung Galaxy Tab, or some other Android-based device.
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Top 10 iPad Apps For Business & Marketing -Social Media Marketing, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Marketing - Business Online 360

Top 10 iPad Apps For Business & Marketing -Social Media Marketing, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Marketing - Business Online 360 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In today’s modern technological age electronic devices, such as the iPad, have revolutionized the way people conduct business and do work. Mobile devices allow users to take care of business almost anywhere in the world. However, the real key to conducting business on a tablet like the iPad lies in the mass amounts of mobile applications available for the unit."

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Apple Slashes $20-$50 Off Refurbished iPads | Cult of Mac

Apple Slashes $20-$50 Off Refurbished iPads | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Good news for potential iPad buyers: Apple has slashed $20-$50 off refurbished first and second generation iPads in its online store. The original iPad and iPad 2 models are now being offered at significant price reductions in different color and storage variants."

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Byword: Simple, Distraction-Free Markdown Editing | iPad.AppStorm

Byword: Simple, Distraction-Free Markdown Editing | iPad.AppStorm | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There have been many text editors on iOS over time, from iA Writer and Daedalus Touch, to Pages and Microsoft Word (unofficially, mind you). If you really like these, then you’re in luck because in this article I’ll tell you all about the great Byword that has recently come to iOS. Keep reading for the full review."

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PadGadget Weekly App Series — Apps for Mother’s Day | PadGadget

PadGadget Weekly App Series — Apps for Mother’s Day | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For today’s Weekly App Series we’ve found ten great apps to help you prepare for the upcoming Mother’s Day."

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iLearning is a Snap! « techchef4u

iLearning is a Snap! « techchef4u | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Recently, I delivered a workshop for a private school that had a 1:1 iPad initiative. They had requested tools that would support note-taking and assessment in the iClassroom. After exploring the many possibilities Quizlet had to offer, I framed the first half of the workshop around exploring a deck of cards created with Quizlet."

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: So...You Wanna Design Your Own Apps

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: So...You Wanna Design Your Own Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I have published lots of posts on my favorite iPad resources, my favorite apps for administrators, and posted countless Tweets and had a number of conversations about apps for learning, producing and consuming. But what about if you want to take the next step? You want (or better yet your kids) to create apps."

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Learning Opportunity Anyone?

Learning Opportunity Anyone? | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

T"Educators see almost everything as a learning opportunity. Some of the great ones may even argue the academic value of "Draw Something" (BT). For me, this past Friday was no different, but it all started Thursday evening as I stayed up late hunting down a bunch of free iPad Apps that may be useful in several academic disciplines from Mathmatics, to English Language Arts and Français."

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10 best iOS apps for saving money

10 best iOS apps for saving money | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Which apps can deliver the best savings, both online and on the high street? We hit the sales to find out.
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Weekend iPad Wallpapers: Old Clock & Condensed Blue Retina Walls — iPad Insight

Weekend iPad Wallpapers: Old Clock & Condensed Blue Retina Walls — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
I’m happy to say that today’s featured iPad wallpapers are two great ones posted to our iPad Insight Flickr group by Brett Jordan (no relation).
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500px on the iPad – share, like, download and even UpLoad! | iGo With My iPad

500px on the iPad – share, like, download and even UpLoad! | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Long before anyone was sharing little photos via social services like Facebook and Instagram, there was larger services Flickr and 500px.
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REVIEW: Not-Horrible iPad Cases: a round-up of the best

REVIEW: Not-Horrible iPad Cases: a round-up of the best | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The following round-up is from our esteemed colleagues at The Wirecutter. We recently were discussing this very topic in the Editor's household, where children abound and the SmartCover fails to do much protecting."

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Adding the Ken Burns effect to photo slide shows created on the iPad | iGo With My iPad

Adding the Ken Burns effect to photo slide shows created on the iPad | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

There are a few options for creating photo slides shows in the iPad. With the Universal app Slideshow Builder, we can add the Ken Burns effects to photos in a slide show we can distribute through the cloud."

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REVIEW: Hey, Kids Explore the Universe with Tick Bait — PadGadget

REVIEW: Hey, Kids Explore the Universe with Tick Bait — PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
From the vast observable universe to the unconscionably small quark, Tick Bait’s Universe for iPad puts an impressive amount of information at a student’s fingertips without ever overwhelming him.
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