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A Complete Guide to Updating to iOS 8

A Complete Guide to Updating to iOS 8

iOS 8 is almost here for your iPhone and your iPad. A shiny new operating system is fun, but you probably have some questions. Here are the answers you need. Should I upgrade to iOS 8? If your device can support it then yes! iOS 8 brings a whole bunch of new features like a health-tracking app, new camera features like ...

Report: Apple to Unveil New iPads and Launch OS X Yosemite on October 21

Report: Apple to Unveil New iPads and Launch OS X Yosemite on October 21

On the heels of announcing two new iPhones and teasing the Apple Watch, Apple has a bit more to say. The company is planning to hold its next event on Oct. 21, where it will unveil two new iPads and announce the release of OS X Yosemite, the next version of its Mac operating system, according to sources familiar with the ...

National School Backpack Awareness Day Asks Students to #LightenMyLoad

National School Backpack Awareness Day Asks Students to #LightenMyLoad

Take a guess as to what the average college student's backpack weighs. Whatever number you were thinking -- the reality is probably higher. The average college student’s backpack now weighs more than 11.5 pounds. Last year, more than 22,000 people were treated for backpack-related injuries in the United States, and back ...

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft's got a new mobile keyboard, but you won't find a Windows key anywhere on it. You will find a "Command" key though, and a little switch that toggles between Windows mode, Android mode, and iOS mode. It's a keyboard that aims to turn any tablet into a Surface. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard isn't just a ...

Students Can Count on These Back-to-School Math Apps

Students Can Count on These Back-to-School Math Apps

Beware of traditional approaches to math education as the days of old math are now numbered. Thankfully, touchscreen technology is here to help. Here are five compelling apps that tackle mathematics in unique ways. While students should not abandon classroom lessons, these apps could be a boon for those who struggle with ...

Here’s What to Expect from Apple’s Event on Tuesday

Here’s What to Expect from Apple’s Event on Tuesday

Apple is hosting an event on September 9, and by all accounts it’s going to be a real barn burner. The company is set to announce new iPhones, and this much you can take to the bank, but rumors have also arisen suggesting we’ll see a brand new wearable device of some kind – the great and powerful ‘iWatch’ of ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 5, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 5, 2014

While Apple is set to unveil its new iPhone and smartwatch next week, it looks like the company is getting for more new hardware in the spring, too. Reports say Apple is about to start production on an iPad with a 12.9-inch screen. iPad sales have been dropping recently as more customers are content to use smartphones with ...

LA USD Halts $1 Billion Plan to Give Every Student an iPad

LA USD Halts $1 Billion Plan to Give Every Student an iPad

L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort. The suspension comes days after disclosures that the superintendent and his top deputy had ...

Microsoft Rolls Out Monthly Subscriptions for Office for iPad Apps

Microsoft Rolls Out Monthly Subscriptions for Office for iPad Apps

Microsoft on Tuesday added monthly subscriptions to its Office for iPad suite of apps. You can now buy a monthly subscription to Office 365 from within Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad. Office 365 Personal will set you back $6.99 per month while Office 365 Home costs $9.99 per month, though Microsoft notes that reseller ...

NYT: Tech is Replacing Clothes for Fashion-Conscious Teens

NYT: Tech is Replacing Clothes for Fashion-Conscious Teens

For some teenagers, wearing last season’s jeans will always be unthinkable. But a growing number consider texting on a dated smartphone even worse. For teenage apparel retailers, that screen-obsessed teenager poses a big threat in the still-important back-to-school sales season. Muscle shirts and strategically ripped ...