share Last week I was fortunate to be invited to the NIACE/BBC Conference at Media City in Manchester. A thoroughly enjoyable event where I was invited to host the App Shop Knowledge Café.
Takeaway: While the iPad has its limitations, it’s really good at a few basic functions. These 22 apps play to the iPad’s strengths. I previously said that the Apple iPad is only good for two things (I later added a third ), but it’s really good at those things. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of the 22 most useful apps for taking advantage of the iPad’s strengths, and I’ve updated it for 2012 and the launch of the third-generation iPad . Keep in mind that this list is skewed toward professionals and technophiles who are using the iPad on a daily basis, but I also realize that these folks tend to use tablets like the iPad for non-work stuff as well, like reading the news in the morning during breakfast or a little entertainment on the plane during a business flight. Get my picks for the top tech stories of the day in the Tech Sanity Check daily newsletter.
PlainText – iPhone App of the Week This is a regular feature of the blog looking at various Apps available. Some of the apps will be useful for those involved in learning technologies, others will be useful in improving the way in which you work, whilst a few will be just plain fun! Some will be free, others will cost a little and one or two will be what some will think is quite expensive. This week’s App is PlainText . For editing text on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.
Image courtesy of Salvatore Vuono If you have an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and a little kid, the chorus of “can I play?” is probably a familiar one to you already.
In case you’ve been out of the country, living in a cave, or captured by a super villain with an underground lair and no TV for the past week, you may have heard there’s a new iPad about town . Here’s a full rundown of the new device that will hopefully answer any questions you have. In short, it’s very much an iterative upgrade, with a better screen, faster Internet, better graphics chip, better camera.
We’ve partnered with OnlineMBA.com to periodically bring you interesting educational posts about things you might not normally see on Edudemic. For example, this article is a fabulous list of useful iPad apps being used by MBAs right now. There’s plenty of ways to incorporate these apps into K-12 classrooms so enjoy!
How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 13.56K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be.
You know how useful it is in the classroom. You know how fun it can be at home. But what about in a life and death situation? The iPad shines even there, thanks to some fabulous apps that current and future nurses as well as doctors can start using now. Apps For All Students Pages is a word processing app with templates, layout tools and touch commands.