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How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know about setting up and using Siri on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad! Siri is the name of Apple’s personal digital assistant. It’s basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and context, and with a personality straight out of Pixar. Ask Siri questions, or ask Siri to do things for you, just like you would ask a real…

Source: www.imore.com

Like lots of manuals or Ultimate Lists, there’s arguably way too much information in this guide which means that there is a lot of redundancy in this post. Nonetheless it does have a useful lists of contents so if you get the time to check through it this article could be a useful reference, (at least until the next iOS update).

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Do Teachers Need iPad Training? – Edudemic

We have come to a point in the education technology journey where it seems rather dull to still be asking if the iPad is the right device for the classroom. The answer, in case you’ve missed the last few years of debate is that it is a great option, but this is not universally accepted …

Source: www.edudemic.com

This article makes the oft acknowledged, (but too rarely acted upon), need for teacher professional development when looking to integrate technology in the classroom. Better still it makes the point that such PD needs to be personalised and enabled over an extended period of time rather than the one-off catch-all too often provided.

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21 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do

Be an iPhone ninja with these 21 awesome tricks

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Unlike most lists, this one contains quite a few tips that I didn’t know about though the challenge again is to see which ones I remember and which become embedded into my normal practice.

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iPads, Games and BYOD

After a successful iPad trial at school last year, the teachers all agreed it was working really well. So this year we asked our year 5 and 6 students to bring an iPad to school and I’ve been work… Continue reading

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Loopy, the live looper app for iPhone and iPad

Loopy, the sophisticated, tactile live looper app that reinvents iPhone and iPad music making. Layer up to 12 loops with overdub, stereo, count-in, variable tempo, import/export, and full MIDI clock and control support. Continue reading

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Running Record Calculator | Stopwatch Recorder

Get Running Record Calculator | Stopwatch Recorder on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. Continue reading

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Printeer – a 3D printer for kids & schools

Design and 3D print your own creations using an iPad. A delightful 3D printing experience for children and K-12 education. Continue reading

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Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed | Cult of Mac

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple finally shows us how we’ll compute in the future. Here’s a look at our pristine computing destiny. Continue reading

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OPINION: Why We Are Misunderstanding the Chromebook iPad Debate (EdSurge News)

“Stop me if you have heard this argument before.We have decided to buy Chromebooks for our students because they do 90% of what students can do on a typical computer at 1/3 the cost.” Continue reading

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5 Phone Charging Myths, Debunked

Here’s what you should actually know about charging your phone. Continue reading

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