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I'm a huge fan of iPads. That's been documented quite frequently on this site. I've advocated for more classrooms to adopt them and even given a few away to teachers. That being said, the new OLPC (One Laptop Per Chil...
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The great Evernote experiment is underway in the UK. Adam Webster details how he went all-digital with the help of iPads and Evernote.
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There are education apps for just about everything. But not all are very useful. Here's my wishlist of apps that we desperately need in education.
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Earlier this evening, Microsoft unveiled it's future. Quite simply, the tech giant is pinning it's hopes, dreams, and revenue to the tablet-friendly Windows 8 as well as a new brand of tablet. We've seen Windows 8 and it looks like an easy-to-use, fluid, and streamlined approach to operating systems. It's about time.
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The new Amplify Tablet is here and it's got a lot of things the iPad doesn't. Take a look at the key features and get to know the Amplify Tablet.
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What do you think are the most important features of educational technology right now? Adobe, one of the leaders in the industry, has weighed in.
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If you're reading this on the iPad or browsing through our iPad magazine, you're going to want to read this. A new study from Belkin, Harvard School of Public Health, and Microsoft has found that tablet users may be at high risk to develop neck discomfort based on behaviors driven by the limitations of tablet designs.
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Whatever it's going to be called, the next generation of the uber-popular iPad is going to be coming to classrooms around the world. Whether it's dubbed the iPad 2S, iPad 3, iPad HD, or the AwesomePad, the name isn't important. What IS important are a few of the rumors circulating around the interwebs right now.
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Educational aspects of the new Amazon Kindle Fire are endless, from basic applications to the most useful tools teachers can use in order to maximize their time with every student.
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Just look how far we've come over the past few hundred years. From a tablet-sized chalkboard in every school house to a, um, tablet in every classroom. Wait, maybe we haven't come that far.
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The potential educational power of the tablet is immense. But figuring out the best way to use it to connect with visually disabled students is no easy job. Lucky for us, a Vanderbilt grad student and her advisor have incorporated a type of technology that isn't typically found in tablets. But it will be very soon.
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Did you know that a recent study by the University of Utah has found that people who use two monitors are as much as 44% more productive than those who are using a single monitor? If you're squinting at this blog post on your laptop, you may want to take note.
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Waaaaayyy back when (in 2010) Apple released the iPad, it seemed like that was the only option for you if you were going to buy a tablet. That wasn't too far off from the truth - the iPad was the first commercially successful tablet, and at that point in time, there weren't really any other easy-to-use options available.
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The smaller tablet wars are heating up and classrooms around the world are going to be the big winners. Amazon just announced the new Kindle Fire and the most important feature to know about is, of course, the price. But there's another feature too. We'll get to that shortly.
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Toys R Us is getting into the tablet wars. They just announced a $150 kid-oriented tablet that's perfect for a classroom without a lot of money to spend. The Tabeo, as it's called, is wi-fi enabled, has extensive parental controls, and comes pre-loaded with about 50 apps such as Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja.
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If you've ever wondered about just how powerful the iPad is or what you can actually get out of an online school ... this one's for you. A new infographic details how and why you can get a college degree (or at least worthwhile education) right on your iPad.