Live Video Stream of Apple’s iPad Mini Keynote Event Available via Web and Apple TV

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Apple’s special iPad mini keynote event scheduled for today is expected to unveil all-new smaller iPad. The new “iPad mini” is rumoured to feature a 7.85 inch screen with 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi), the same as iPad 2. The company’s move to introduce a smaller version of the iPad will help iOS penetrate the ebook reader market … Read More

Apple to Introduce Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6

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Earlier in the year, Apple removed the iTunes U category in iTunes from iOS and introduced a standalone app dedicated to providing university and educational materials. According to a report from AllThingsD, the Cupertino company is planning to also introduce an app dedicated entirely to podcasts in iOS 6. Like iTunes U, this would also push the podcast feature out … Read More

iTunes U for iPhone and iPad Available on App Store

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At a special education event on Thursday, Apple introduced a revamped version of their iTunes U services. iTunes U is a collection of podcasts in both audio and video formats, from a number of universities in the United States. Topics covered range from chemistry to basketball and offers a range of choices for different lessons and tutorials. Apple has now removed … Read More

Apple’s Education Media Event Video Now on Website and Podcast

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On Thursday, Apple held a special education event in New York City and introduced a number of software products, including the newest version of iBooks, iBooks 2, bringing textbooks to the iPad from large publishers including Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Houghton-Mifflin. Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All you need is an … Read More

Apple Releases iBooks 2 With Interactive Textbooks For iPad

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On Thursday, Apple announced, at a special education event in New York City that they have updated the iBooks application to iBooks 2 for iPad to accommodate interactive textbooks, something that has remained unchanged for generations. Apple is looking to redefine the usgae and distribution of textbooks and information, and is using its already available iBookStore and bracnhing out. Introducing … Read More

Apple Schedules “Education Announcement” Event For January 19th

Apple Education Announcement Event

The Loop reported on Wednesday that Apple has scheduled an education announcement on January 19th in New York City. The invitation simply reads “Join us for an education announcement in the big Apple” and does not disclose any specific information. The New York Times later confirmed that the event is going to focus on digital textbooks and that no new … Read More

Apple Launches $999 iMac for Educational Institutions

Apple on Monday launched a lower-end iMac for educational institutions and added it into their Online Store quietly. The new models are labeled on the website as “Education only” and is not available for individuals to purchase. This lower end iMac appeared on Apple’s Higher Educational online store and has since been updated with Tech Specs. 3.1GHz Intel Core i3 … Read More

Grammar Police A Fun Word Puzzle Game that makes Homework Fun

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Grammar Police Rating: The irony of writing a review of an educational game about grammar, named Grammar Police is not lost on me. The chance of getting pulled up on my own grammatical error is extremely high so I must concentrate on my writing as much as the app itself. Grammar Police is an educational game to help pre-intermediate and intermediate … Read More

Build A Word Review for iPhone

Build A Word iPhone

Build A Word Rating: Build A Word, an app developed by WordWorld is based on the television series PBS Kids and is designed with children in mind. It is aimed at helping young children improve on their literacy skills and recognize letters and their sounds. Build A Word is an education app with letters and animals. As soon as you launch the app … Read More

35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

Distimo, from their own About page, is an “innovative app store analytics company built to solve the challenges created by a widely fragmented app store marketplace filled with equally fragmented information and statistics.” They offer a free service for Developers who are interested in monitoring the mobile app ecosystem. They also offer free analytics tools for developers so they can … Read More