iPhone app rewards you for watching TV

There really is an app for everything. Now there’s free app for the iPhone and iPad lets you earn free stuff for watching TV. It’s called Viggle and it debuted last week on the Apple App Store. “Viggle is the first loyalty program for TV,” said Chris Stephenson, president of the company behind Viggle, Function [...]


5 Apps to get you and your iPad in ‘touch’ with your interior design side.

So, recently Scott Cowley got me a bunch of +K for interior design. I thought I might as well earn it. Here are a few apps for interior design I found that are pretty darn good. The second to last one, Houzz, is downright awesome. Pinterest: This is undoubtably one of the best sources online [...]

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iTunes U To Take Over Online Classes?

iTunes U started as a collection of free video lectures and audio podcasts created by a variety of universities. For most people, iTunes U lived as an overlooked button on their iPhone’s iTunes app. But with the introduction of the new iPad version, hopefully this will change. How great would be it be if all [...]


The Amazing Gagdet Apple Didn’t Announce Last Week

Apple had one of their trademark announcement events last week. The focus was all about education – market which Steve Jobs was apparently very interested in. In the Walter Isaacson biography, Jobs said he believed it to be an $8 billion market ready for some “digital destruction.” So Apple announced is broadening its iTunes U [...]


Apple rockstars, turn your iPad into a guitar

This gadget is for all of you iPad-owning air-guitar players: ION Audio’s Guitar apprentice. (Not to be confused with the game Guitar Apprentice) The Guitar Apprentice got some good press at CES. Its aim is to help you learn guitar. “Learn guitar faster than ever before: Using the GUITAR APPRENTICE app, you can follow the [...]


Will Apple sell 48 million iPads in 2012?

Analyst Shaw Wu believes that Apple will sell 48 million iPads in 2012. “We believe this significant refresh will likely help drive higher iPad sales and help further differentiate from arguably the only real competitor in the market, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, and not to mention the myriad of Android offerings out there,” says Sterne Agee [...]


Be afraid: Apple to dominate digital textbooks

Apple’s education event today is a major breakthrough in digital textbooks. Apple addressed just about all of the different problems facing digital textbooks. But Apple still has one obstacle to overcome: Universities & publishers are afraid that Apple will be too dominant. It doesn’t help that Apple has a tricky little clause in the iBooks Author [...]

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To Force Quit, or Not to Force Quit: The Problem With Apple’s ‘Geniuses’

There seems to be a common misconception out there, and while there are experts far wiser than I fighting the battle to inform you of it, none of them write for this blog. So I’m going to take over. You can read on for some of the nitty-gritty details, but here’s the plain and simple [...]


iStuck kickstand sure to turn heads while propping up your tablet

Unless chewed gum is in your mouth or in the trash, most of us have had a horribly negative experience with it. We’ve probably all had the experience of walking through a parking lot on a hot summer day and suddenly felt a squish under our shoe, only to discover a giant pink wad of [...]


Today’s Apple Announcement is all about Student Engagement

“If you’re a HS student in the US, it’s not so easy. Not only social pressures. Stats show that if you enter as a freshman, you have a 70 percent chance of graduating in 4 years. Worse in worse-off areas. Technology can change this. It can make things better.” – Phil Schiller. Not just a [...]

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