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BYO Creative Suite

The Adobe Creative Suite is by far the professional choice for all things digital-media-editing-print. In my experience for classroom use, we typically tap into no more than 5% of the capability of these programs, which sometimes can make it hard to justify spending the thousands of dollars on the entire Adobe suite. Granted, it's worth

Reflection App for mobile iPad Presentations

If you present using an iPad often, you have probably encountered issues with projecting your image for your audience to see. Many classrooms have a computer connected to a projector already, so to project an iPad means you have to disconnect the computer, and connect your iPad using an iPad adapter. Not too difficult in

AirPrint for iPad

If you are looking for a way to print from your iPad, it can be a little tricky trying to find a printer that does the job. AirPrint Activator from NetPuting is a great way for getting this done fairly easily. It's not ideal for large scale (Schools, Corporations, etc), but for single classroom or

Holiday PD with Winthrop

Learn how to create and use 21st Century tools in your class. Topics include. Develop an online presence, Blogs for learning, online tool kit. Content creation on the Mac, iPhoto, iMovie, Pages & Keynote. Download the Flyer and Register here  

New dropbox sharing options

        The ability to share folders with people using Dropbox has been a life saver. However, this only works if the other person has Dropbox. I find most people these days have the service, but it's still a little awkward setting up a shared folder with them if the content you are

3 Finger Dictionary on the Mac Trackpad

Using 3 fingers on your Mac Trackpad, double click on any word and it will pull up the dictionary meaning. I used it yesterday after I wasn't quite sure how to spell the word 'ascertain'. Spell check corrected it for me, but I wanted to make sure it was actually the word I wanted to

80 features in Lion you may have overlooked

It's worth having a quick flick through these 80 features to see what can benefit you when using your Mac. I picked up on the 'restart automatically if your computer freezes' tip, which is found in System Preferences. Assigning an application to a specific desktop is also a very handy feature. Check it out at:

MacBook vs MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air

MacBook vs MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air.   Are you considering which MacBook will suit your students best? In this article, Brad breakdowns the options for you and compares these three devices. Thanks Brad.    

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