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New iOS Device for the holidays? Download these games first!

Congratulations on your new iPhone or iPad! The first few days with a new iOS device can be daunting if you’re new to Apple’s walled garden. There are literally hundreds of thousands of apps available, and when it comes to gaming, there are a great many that aren’t worth your time, your hard d ... Full Article »

December 24, 2012 2:00pm

A Charlie Brown Christmas evokes nostalgia with a digital twist

I haven’t seen “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in several years, but I remember watching the beloved tale every holiday season while growing up. When I saw A Charlie Brown Christmas become app of the week, I knew I needed to give the digital book a look. A Charlie Brown Christmas is universal for ... Full Article »

December 23, 2012 10:45am

Touch Press brushes the dust off The Sonnets by Shakespeare

People worry about the future of publishing in our new digital era. I don’t. Why not? Because great literature has endured technological shifts more profound than the advent of e-ink and virtual pages. Homer and Ovid survive from an oral tradition and most major religious texts predate, in some fa ... Full Article »

December 14, 2012 4:00pm

Appealing Apps for Educators: How SonicPics amplifies a student’s voice

Since 1999, Carolyn Skibba has served as the technology coordinator at Burley School, a public elementary school in Chicago’s Lakeview community. At Burley, she has taught technology classes for grades K-8, developed technology curricula and integration strategies, led professional development for ... Full Article »

November 26, 2012 3:05pm

iPad mini announcement shows Apple’s focus on books, education

Apple’s latest keynote address focused less on the new capabilities of the company’s iPad line, and more on the students who will benefit from new iPad applications and form factors (in addition to a reduced price!). The latest device in the iPad family, the iPad mini, seems perfectly aimed at ... Full Article »

October 23, 2012 3:45pm

Apple debuts iPad mini along with 4th generation tablet

En route to unveiling the world’s worst kept secret in the iPad mini, Apple today debuted more than just a refresh of the classic 9.7-inch tablet. Hello 4th generation iPad. The iPad mini, which surprisingly will arrive connected to the LTE network, will be priced starting at $329 for a 16GB WiFi ... Full Article »

October 23, 2012 1:46pm

Dragon Brush brings a traditional Chinese folktale to life on iOS

From the creative team that brought Mo Willems’ Penguin to the App Store with Don't Let This Pigeon Run This App! comes a luscious new digital children’s fable, Dragon Brush. Based on a traditional Chinese folktale, Dragon Brush tells the story of a young rabbit, Bing Wen, who loves to paint. S ... Full Article »

October 7, 2012 9:30pm

Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Jumping Pages founder Rania Ajami

Children’s books continue to find a more accepting home on the iPad. Despite some initial concerns about the medium, it’s clear that more and more parents these days are finding that Apple’s tablet is an ideal way to relate stories, providing an interactive and colorful environment that help k ... Full Article »

September 22, 2012 4:00pm

Twitter for iPad receives significant facelift in Version 5.0

Twitter just pushed out a new update for its universal app which changes the way things look in the iPad version, according to a blog posting on the company’s official website. The sliding panels unique to the iPad version have been ditched in favor of a look and feel more like the iPhone app, or ... Full Article »

September 18, 2012 9:25am

Best iOS apps for second screen TV viewing

TV is hot and getting hotter. Big screen stars woo, instead of scorn it, and after a glut of low-cost reality shows late last and early this millennium that caused a dearth of quality programming, the last few years have seen new, smaller networks like USA, AMC, and SyFy, along with reinvigorated ca ... Full Article »

September 11, 2012 4:00pm

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