pics2phone

As much as I love my iPad (and I’m a dyed-in-the-wool Windows PC person) the lack of ease in transferring photos to applications is frustrating, to say the least. The issue this time was iDoceo, a brilliant marks book / electronic portfolio / lesson planner which I’ve been using for a while. I had all

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Dashboard

Dashboard is a beautiful (and sort-of-free-depending ) iOS6 app with both iPad and iPhone versions available. It offers a one-stop-view for your email, Facebook, weather, news, notes, to-do-lists and more, all on  customisable and relatively easy to navigate screens. I started with Dashboard for  iPad. I’t slick right up (looking a lot like the Wunderlist) and exudes a

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Zite Update

Zite, my favourite news aggregator, has just been updated. As mentioned in my original post, Zite uses an algorithm to gradually tailor the app’s content to your interests. Over time this results in pages (and pages and pages!) of news and blog articles that I simply just have to read. Awesome! The new Zite has an updated icon

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PDF Expert

PDF Expert

iBooks is a good way to store and organise your pdfs. PDF Expert is a much better – in fact a great way – to store, organise, annotate and share your pdfs. Example: Whole day Australian Curriculum T & D, English / History focus (not my teaching areas). Download curriculum documents from the Australian Curriculum

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Tango iPad / iPhone app

Tango? Yes, as in ‘to takes two to’. Two Tangos then? Yes, one sits on your iPad, one sits on the iPhone (or iPod). And when you have two Tangos? One acts as a remote control for the other. Once installed you have complete access to you iTunes library: playlists, songs, albums, videos, podcasts. The

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iPads in School Productions

Warner Crocker is the Artistic Director at Wayside Theatre in Virginia, USA. His article (below) discussed how his theatre’s policy on the use of phones and other ‘gadgets’ had changed as both backstage and front-of-house crew found themselves using the devices to streamline their jobs. The iPad was certainly an indispensable part of our last

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Dramatic Music App (Ta Da!)

Dramatic Music App (Ta Da!)

Dramatic Music App is a bright, colourful and easy-to-use soundboard, just perfect for the Drama classroom and a steal (cue ‘suspense’) at just $0.99 It features four main screens with speech-bubble shaped buttons that activate a comprehensive range of usefully dramatic music. The music is high quality (and sounds even better through a decent set

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