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Who needs instructions anyway?

In my travels, both in and out of schools, I often encounter adults who are seemingly held back in their use of iOS devices.  I notice it more with iPads in schools and it is very common to hear a teacher say that they haven't been shown how to use an app. A lot of

Extreme Multitasking

A couple of weeks ago, I missed out on my early morning run. I decided to instead go for a run in the afternoon, taking my usual companions of iPhone, arm strap for the phone (with headphones of course), and our Siberian Husky. Already I was experiencing what I believe is amazing technology; listening to

Dropbox for iOS update.

The latest iOS update for Dropbox is very nice indeed.  One of my greatest criticisms of previous iterations of the app, was the clunkiness of the "upload' procedure.  This has been rectified in the update, and we can now upload directly to whatever folder we have open at the time. Moving items is a breeze

ThingLink – Another great web tool.

We recently discovered ThingLink, and we think it's worth sharing.  ThingLink is a web tool that allows you to annotate images with links that appear when you hover your mouse over it.  In some ways, it is similar to an image map you might create in html, but this interface is so easy to use,

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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

I Will Tweet in Class!

  Twitter is a great way to keep up to date with education trends. But how do you get started? This easy to read Twitter Handbook for Teachers makes it easy to understand what twitter is all about. Grow your professional network by following key educational tweets. Start by following us @winaustpd. Share you favourite

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