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Is the iPad ready to replace texbooks, paper and pencils?

With the new school year just around the corner, it’s time for back-to-school shopping. But some students won’t be picking up the standard paper and pencils to put in their backpacks this year. Instead, they’ll be bringing their iPad.

Is the iPad really worthy of replacing the time-tested pencil and paper in the classroom?

Many schools throughout the country are starting to think so and are embracing the iPad as the latest educational tool. According to The New York Times, Roslyn High School in Long Island, New York, gave out 47 new iPads this past school year. The district is hoping to supply all of their students with iPads for them to use during the year, not only for textbooks, but also to keep in contact with their teachers and submit their homework assignments. Instructors are also using them to keep a digital portfolio of each student’s work.

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10 Must Have Apps for Vacations

The Labor Day holiday is fast approaching in the US. Traditionally, it’s the last big summer vacation weekend in the US. In the not-so-distant past, it used to be that you’d have to hit the road with only a paper map and travel book to guide you. Nowadays, with all the iPhone apps available, it would be unthinkable to hit the road with out your smartphone loaded with apps to help with everything from finding hotels, places to eat, and even up-to-date flight info.

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iPad 2 – Review

The faster, thinner, lighter and better than ever and much anticipated iPad 2 is finally here. The iPad 2, the second version of the elusive iPad was unveiled on 2nd March 2011 in San Francisco by Steve Jobs himself and is scheduled to hit the stores on 11th March 2011.  The iPad 2 is all set to change the future of iPad. This cool device is not only one of the best tablets in the market but it is also bound to offer stiff competition to the best android tablets in the market. The iPad 2 brings with it a host of improvements which takes this Apple iPad 2 to a whole new plane. In fact Apple expects this iPads sales, to be much better than the first iPad as the iPad 2 is being made available in more number of stores thus increasing accessibility.

iPad 2

While we wait and watch if the iPad 2 can beat the first iPads sale of 15 million units last year, here is a detailed review if the Apple iPad 2.

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Top 15 Apple iPad Games

The year 2010 surely belongs to Apple iPad as it created a huge storm in the technology market before and after its release. The Apple iPad is surely the gadget of the year and there are many people who are still trying to research and develop on different aspects of iPad. No matter whatever the critics claim it to be, iPad has surely won the hearts of millions through its sleek and shiny touch screen interface and there is no doubt that Apple products have always been innovative in some way or the other. When Apple iPad was launched in the market it was called an innovation for the business class people, but now iPad provides entertainment as well.

iPad Games

Game developers have come up with new iPad games that can keep you busy when you are idle and here is the list of top 15 iPad games that made a lot of news this year.

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BMW X3 App for iPad Users

BMW X3 on the iPad

Are you interested in knowing more about the latest BMW cars? Now BMW has gone one step ahead and come up with Apple iPad to provide better virtual experience. The BMW is now ready to provide a better product description to all the iPad users as they can enjoy more information about the latest BMW X3 through their Apple iPad. The application has been specially launched for iPad users who are interested in purchasing and knowing more about the latest BMW cars. The application will provide detail information about the X3 model along with additional interactive possibilities on Apple iPad which would enhance the overall product viewing experience.

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Top iOS 4.2 Features for Business

iOS 4.2

There is no doubt that Apple iPad has been the most innovative invention of the year. However, it has received a lot of criticism as well for not living up to the standards and missing out important features that might help the people to use Apple iPad in a better way. Hence, to make the users happy Apple has now come up with its first major iPad update. The iOS 4.2 update is not just another update from Apple, but it brings a lot of improvement and new features that users will be able to use on their Apple iPad which might help in zooming up the overall sales figures in the market. Here we will take a quick look at some of the important features that business people can use on their Apple iPad.

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The Future of iPad – Will Apple’s iPad rule the PC world?

The Future of iPad

What are the primary uses of a computer for people in general? It’s used for working, playing, surfing and getting useful information from the internet. In today’s world almost 100% of the people have a computer at their home but people are still not satisfied with such a super machine. Some of them find it hard to sit stationery on a chair and use the PC so they shifted to laptop. Some of them find laptops boring so they shifted to palmtops. Now, what will you do if you find palmtops boring?

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Wi-Fi Enabled iPads To be available in China From Sept 17

An announcement came from Apple Inc. about the launch of the magical iPad models having Wi-Fi connectivity in China. The iPad models will be available for the customers at the Apple retails stores and some select Apple Authorized Resellers. The new iPad will be available from 17th September from 10:00 a.m.

With this new iPad users would actually be able to connect with apps and contents in a more fun, innovative and simplified manner. This new beauty supports browsing of web, sending and receiving emails, watching HD videos, playing games and many more features which you can think of. This is possible due to the iPad’s revolutionary Multi-Touch UI. These iPad Wi-Fi models are 0.5 inches thick weighing 1.5 pounds. These are thinner and lighter than a laptop or a netbook providing a backup up to 10 hours of battery life or about nine hours for surfing the web.

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Tweeting on the iPad made simple

Twittering has presently become a phenomenon in the realm of social networking which helps in the discovery of new facts and information and makes this an enjoyable experience by tweeting through web pages on photos, videos, check-ins, etc. Today there is an increasing effort to make such sites available on cell phones so that one can easily get connected to them through the internet.

Such an endeavour has made it available on sophisticated and most advanced devices such as the iPad which facilitates surfing the net and therefore social networking in a fast and smooth manner. There are some features which enhances the speed and the quality of this application in an iPad.

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Apple with Two Million iPads Sales within 60 Days

iPads Sales

Apple has created record sales with two million iPads being sold in less than 60 days. This has been one of the most incredible sales records coming from Apple and this has come to be possible since Apple began shipping iPads to Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Spain and the UK. In the past two months Apple has been made available in extensive ways across the world. It will also be released in nine more countries in July and would continue growing through other countries in winter this year.

There would be customers around the globe who would be experiencing the magic of the iPad. So Apple continues to keep receiving new heights of growth in its features. Apple iPads have been received warmly from across the world and these have been coming through varying features in their new avatars. iPads allow access to different connections, applications and fun ways to download information from the internet.

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