Tagged with: iPad

How to Use Your iDevice as a Cable Box Replacement

How to Use Your iDevice as a Cable Box Replacement

When choosing which cable provider to sign a contract with, you will undoubtedly check the channel guide to see which channels are included in the package to which you are about to subscribe. You may even go a bit further and check to see if includes the HD version of your favorite channels. What you likely will not do is ...

History of the World: 5 Great Mobile Apps to Discover European History

History of the World: 5 Great Mobile Apps to Discover European History

These five awesome apps chart European History -- from the Roman Empire through World War II -- and are stacked with loads of helpful features. While students will most likely not grow up to be a stand-up philosopher or discover first hand that it’s “good to be king,” they can get closer to understanding the lineage ...

United Airlines’ iOS App Now Supports Free In-Flight Video Content

United Airlines’ iOS App Now Supports Free In-Flight Video Content

First announced in March, the new United app adds the required software to browse and watch video content when connected to the airline's in-flight Wi-Fi service. With United Airlines version 2.0.13, users will be able to stream more than 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows for free while in flight. At launch, the system is ...

Hopscotch (iPad), Which Teaches Kids to Code, Raises $1.2 Million

Hopscotch (iPad), Which Teaches Kids to Code, Raises $1.2 Million

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it announced on Thursday, in conjunction with the release of v2.0 of its app. The seed funding came from Resolute Ventures, ...

5 Ways Technology is Changing the Classroom

5 Ways Technology is Changing the Classroom

The modern classroom has opted for digital over print, virtual over reality and innovation over tradition. Twenty-first century technology has revolutionized our classrooms, giving educators more teaching tools and students more ways to engage in the learning process. How we teach and learn will never be the ...

How to Use Your iPad to Access Your Desktop From Anywhere

How to Use Your iPad to Access Your Desktop From Anywhere

Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from your iPad. For most, remote computing starts out being an occasionally used feature on their iPad that slowly becomes more and more useful. The following guide is intended for individuals that have a ...

Google Launches Standalone Productivity Apps for iOS

Google Launches Standalone Productivity Apps for iOS

Google has released standalone apps for Google Docs and Google Sheets, with Slides coming soon, breaking out these productivity applications from within Google Drive, which is where users could go to access them on iPhone and iPad in the past. The text document, spreadsheet and presentation editors allow for both creation ...

5 Great Mobile Apps to Study Nature and Celebrate Earth Day

5 Great Mobile Apps to Study Nature and Celebrate Earth Day

Some of the most interesting educational apps ask students to explore and study the world outside the classroom. These five apps will inspire you to take an outdoor study break for further analysis. Leafsnap for iPad (Free) Leafsnap nurtures an appreciation for the beauty and diversity of one segment of our living ...

Apple Patches Security Flaws for iOS, Mac and AirPort Extreme

Apple Patches Security Flaws for iOS, Mac and AirPort Extreme

Apple has just pushed out software updates that fix security vulnerabilities on the iPhone and iPad and certain versions of Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks. It has also circulated a second update that patches a vulnerability that exposes the most recent model of AirPort Extreme to the Heartbleed bug. First the ...

Barnes & Noble’s ‘Yuzu’ App Will Change the Way You Study

Barnes & Noble’s ‘Yuzu’ App Will Change the Way You Study

Barnes & Noble quietly launched the beta version of a new digital textbook app earlier this month. It’s called Yuzu, and it is currently available for the iPad and for web browsers. Yuzu is a digital education platform that Barnes & Noble says is going to “make the everyday learning experience remarkably ...