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How to set up and use iCloud on iPhone, iPad, and Mac iCloud lets you sync and store all the data that's important to you, from photos and documents to calendars and contacts. Apple's online storage service, iCloud includes a wide range of features like iCloud Drive for your files, iCloud Photo Library for your pictures and videos, iTunes in the Cloud for your music and movies, iCloud mail for your communications, and even Find my iPhone to track down missing devices. It makes sure everything you have on your iPhone is also available on your iPad and Mac, and even your Apple TV and Apple Watch. Best of all, if you have an Apple ID (including an iTunes account), you have iCloud. Here's how to get the most out of it! iCloud contains a lot of disparate services all rolled into one so we've broken them up into sections below. How to set up, sync, back up, and restore with iCloud The very first thing you'll need to do before you can use iCloud is set it up. How to set up, sync, back up, and restore with iCloud: The ultimate guide

Free Excel Training! | Learn Excel Online | iPad Note Taking: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide Notes are, by definition, snippets of information— more like a fragment than a whole sentence. Note taking apps, then, are apps designed to help you capture thoughts or ideas quickly and easily, not edit or compose long form documents like your favorite text editor or write daily journal entries. There are a large number of apps that could potentially fall under the umbrella of “note-taking”; however, this AppGuide is for apps devoted to text notes, not text editors (e.g., IAWriter, Pages, or DocumentsToGo), handwriting apps (we covered those in a different AppGuide), or apps designed for use with Dropbox (those were also covered in a separate AppGuide). The remaining apps were evaluated based on their connectivity, speed, organizational options, export options, and reliability. The resulting collection should have something to please everyone. Free Simplenote by Codality Simplenote lives up to its name as a simple, easy to use note taking app that just works.

Excellent Audio Recording Apps for iPad The huge importance of iPad as a learning and teaching device lies in the fact that it can be used as a fundamental media production tool with students inside the classroom. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has been tapping into some of the areas and ways teachers and educators can use iPad both constructively and productively. We have , for instance, reviewed apps for video creation , apps for storytelling, reading apps, apps to improve writing, and the list goes on. Today, we are providing you with another great set of iPad productive apps but this time for recording and generating audio clips and messages to share with students . Check out the list below and let us know what you think of it. Enjoy 1- AudioBoo Audioboo is an application for recording and sharing your voice with the world. 2-`iTalk Recorder `` iTalk Recorder is a full-featured recording app with a streamlined and intuitive user interface. 3- Mobile Podcaster 4- iPadio 5- Voice Recorder HD 6- Audio Note 7- Sound Note

Google Keep vs. OneNote vs. Evernote: We name the note-app winner Google shook things up last week when it dusted off its old Notebook service and relaunched it as Keep. Google's new software muscles in on the space currently dominated by Microsoft OneNote and Evernote, two note-taking apps that save your text, Web links, photos, audio recordings, and more, helping to keep your life organized. Think of these tools as sticky notes on steroids. They're great for managing day-to-day errands and stashing rich media content, but also exceptional for organizing tasks at work. Whether you're about to start using a note-taking app or are considering defecting from your current choice, you must first think about the features you need most. Pricing Google Keep is available online and via an Android app. OneNote is available as part of a Microsoft Office 365 subscription, starting at $100 per year per home user. Evernote is free for up to 60MB per month of data. Platforms and ecosystems OneNote offers Web access plus apps for Windows Phone, Android, and iOS.

20 best iPad productivity apps Bento 4 for iPad If you're constantly scrolling through spreadsheets 47 columns wide just to read your data, Bento can help. This little-brother to Filemaker is at heart a database app, but don't let that scare you. The baked in designs can help turn even the scariest spreadsheets into something you actually enjoy looking at. With powerful search capabilities, Bento simplifies drilling down to just the data you need, and it's flexible enough to work with numbers, text, images, and anything else you have to keep organized. Thanks to the Bento Template Exchange, you can download user-contributed templates, and edit them to fit your needs perfectly.

Mind Mapping On The iPad: Here Are Your Options Whether you’re studying or brainstorming: making mind maps can be an essential skill. Paper works fine in a pinch, but technology makes the whole process ten times easier. Your iPad, in particular, is the ideal study companion and works wonders for creating mind maps. We’ve come up with a list of the best for your benefit. Popplet ($4.99) Starting off, Popplet is the simplest and one of the cheaper mind mapping tool of the bunch. You start off by creating a single popple, or node, on your screen. Once you’re done with a popplet, you can export it to PNG or PDF, store it locally on your iPad, or store it online (linked to your Popplet account). To top it off, Popplet is a great tool to collaborate on mind maps with multiple people, in real-time. If you want to try your hand at Popplet before committing to buying the full application, Popplet also offers a free lite version. iThoughtsHD ($9.99) If Popplet offers too few features, take a look at iThoughtsHD. MindNode ($9.99)

How to choose the right iOS app for your note taking needs There are many different ways you can capture a thought or idea when using your iPhone or iPad. Some apps like Day One behave more like a journal, keeping things in order by date. Other apps like Appigo’s Todo allow you to track your daily tasks by checking items off a list. There are even apps that can help you organize your thoughts like MindNode. There are so many options available that finding a simple note taking app to suits your needs can be a challenge. Popular choices Notes – The default notes app that comes standard issue on both iOS and OS X, the Notes app, relies on support from your email provider. OneNote – Microsoft’s OneNote is a standalone feature app rather than an email account add-on. Evernote – Believe it or not, there is still a basic note app associated with the name Evernote that is available on just about every platform imaginable, including a watch! Keeping it simple Handwritten scripts Recording audio and web clippings

iFiles: Managing, creating and sharing files on an iPad Posted by sevhandenise on Wednesday, November 21st 2012 Two of the biggest challenges teachers face in using iPads is the management of multiple accounts and sharing files with other teachers and students. These challenges stem from the fact that iPad has no built in file structure or file browser like a desktop computer or laptop. iFiles is an App that presents solutions to these two challenges. Manage multiple accounts, including WebDav connections to college portal and shared drives, BB mobile, eBackpack, Googledocs, SugarSync and many more. Share files with other faculty members and students easily through a WebDav connection, direct e-mailing, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Move a file from one account to another (eg. from personal dropbox to shared college portal) easily within the iFiles App without having to sign in and out of different accounts. Create new voice recording, folder, text file or photo directly from within iFiles App. Manage shared and private folders. Air Print documents.

Guide On How To Effectively Use Your Ipad | iPad News, Reviews 9 Jun People in all age groups, and with diverse interests, are falling in love with iPads. It is good to play games on, learn with or use for business. There are a wealth of possibilities. Get the most out of this magical device with the easy to use and helpful tips in the article below. It is easy to access all open apps. Which apps are running? If you think there is a chance someone may be able to see your private data on your iPad, there is a way to create a password that deletes data after a certain amount of failed attempts. You must understand how to maintain your iPad correctly. Are you annoyed or distracted by the constant battery life percentage displayed on your iPad’s screen? Bringing the amazing power of the iPad to your every day life can be quite simple with the things you have read in this article. Related posts: You might want to check out these too!

5 Myths About Writing With Mobile Devices A few months ago, shortly after the first EdTechTeacher iPad Summit , I spent the day with a college friend out on Cape Cod. In telling me about her daughter’s class iPad pilot, my friend seemed both excited and hesitant. At one point in the conversation, she turned to me and said, “The one thing I hate, though, is that writing just stinks on iPad.” Initially, I took a bit of a defensive position and prepared to launch into my iPad is NOT a computer schtick . However, the more I listened – and have since listened – to not only my friend but also educators in workshops, webinars, and conversations, the more I realize that parents, administrators, and even teachers fall victim to 5 Myths of Mobile Writing which lead them to believe that this critical facet of education cannot seemingly occur on a mobile device. Myth #1 – Writing = Keyboarding “Every time I would turn around, she would just be deleting everything on the screen.” Myth #2 – Writing = Word Processing Myth #3 – Device = Process

7 Best iPad Handwriting Apps Our best iPad handwriting apps roster will ensure that you do not have to struggle with tiny keys of the device’s keyboard when taking down notes in lectures or meetings. They let you jot down memos naturally like you would on a notepad using a pen and automatically create digital text, thus allowing you to edit the notes later on any other compatible device. The list has been laid down below in no particular order, so take a look at these options and choose the one that you think has all those features which you require. 1 – Notability: Besides taking down notes naturally, you can carry out a number of other functions on Notability which include PDF annotation, typing and audio recording amongst others. There are various pen and paper options to choose from and it acts as an advanced word processor too, thanks to features like text boxes, spell check, styling, bullets and many more. Price: $1.99 2 – CaptureNotes 2: Price: $5.99 3 – Notes Plus: Price: $7.99 4 – Note Taker HD: Price: $4.99

4 Best Project Management Apps for the iPad Project management seems like an obvious use case for iPads, so we were surprised to see a relatively small number of professional project management applications. But we found a few. For this article we decided to focus only on native iPad applications - we'll look at tablet-optimized Web apps another time. Which of these is your favorite? Are there any you think we should have included? Project Planner HD If you're a users of the open source Gantt Project, or just need a simple Gantt chart app for the iPad, Project Planner HD is worth a look. Projector Projector is a popular and slick looking project management app for both OSX and iOS. SG Project SG Project 2 and SG Project Pro are some of the most fully featured project management apps available for the iPad. Trackerbot Trackerbot is an iOS client for the popular Pivotal Tracker agile project management SaaS. Trackerbot lets uses create, edit, reject, delete and comment on Pivotal Tracker stories. Which Is the Best?

Top 18 Tips for Using an iPad in Small Business Back in 2011, I needed to replace one of my older laptops. Instead, I bought an Apple iPad, an iPad case and a Bluetooth Keyboard. So far, I do NOT miss the laptop…and at this time, do NOT plan on buying another one again! I’ve researched and tested over 100 iPad Apps so far. The following are my favorite Apps that help me get my job done in 18 key areas of our Small Business. 1. We replaced MS Office with Google Office Apps from Microsoft Office / Exchange several years ago and never looked back. iWork is the Apple version of Microsoft Office. 2. Expense Reporting and getting Paid for expenses are always a challenge in a Small Business. 3. eMail and Calendar – The Apple iPad comes with really nice and easy-to-use eMail, Calendar and Contact (Phone Book) Apps. 4. We use the EverNote App to take Notes, Store, Sync, Organize and Share with others. 5. 6. 7. We also use the Apple Store App to schedule Free Workshops and iMac One-on-One Coaching with Apple Specialists (Cost: $99/yr/user).