Tag Archives: iPad

Apple’s New iPad Mini

In late October, Apple released the iPad Mini. This newest tablet device from Apple includes all of the things found in the iPad, but in a smaller version that fits in your hand. Features of the new iPad mini include: Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Cellular 7.9 inch display White & Silver or Black & Slate […]

Posted in 2012 December IS Newsletter | Also tagged | Comments closed

iPad Apps For Teaching and Learning

More and more, faculty and students are relying on iPads and tablet devices to produce and consume information related to education. Below are some free or inexpensive apps that can help enhance teaching, learning, and collaboration, along with a few videos showing how they are used. SyncSpace (Free) is a whiteboard app that provides the […]

Posted in 2012 December IS Newsletter | Also tagged | Comments closed

iPad 2 Review

It’s no secret that Apple changed the landscape of personal computing when they released the original iPad in April 2010. One year later, the iPad 2 was released and once again, it’s expected to have a major impact on overall tablet sales. If you don’t own an iPad, you may wonder what all of the […]

Posted in 2011 May IS Newsletter | Also tagged , | Comments closed

AcademiX 2011 – Redefining the university experience

Discover how mobile devices and iOS are helping transform education. AcademiX 2011 is a free conference, and will take place simultaneously at four universities, including Northeastern University, as well as via live webcast. AcademiX 2011 will focus on how the mobile revolution is redefining education. Presenters from around higher education will share their experiences from […]

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The Apple iPad

The Apple iPad sold three million units in its first eleven weeks.  It is currently selling at a rate of about 4.5 million per quarter, and is on its way to becoming the fourth-largest category of consumer electronics, behind televisions, smart phones, and notebook computers. For many consumers, the iPad will not replace the computer.  They will use the iPad […]

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