New and innovative ways to better use the iPad in teaching!

Forget Apple’s PhotoStream: Flickr Has Automatic Photo Uploads to 1000GB!

Flickr, a photo service that was very popular a few years ago, is making a huge comeback. It seemed like no one was using it the past couple years since … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 11 Comments

How to use Apple’s Shared Photo Stream: A Teacher’s Perspective

Apple introduced Shared Photo Streams in the iOS6 update. It is a neat way for people to share photos with one another. Since so many people we know own iOS … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dropbox App Updated!

If you follow this blog regularly, you will know that Dropbox is my most used and favorite productivity app. A few days ago, Dropbox updated their iOS app to vastly … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

What’s on my iPhone, part 2

I like to read about new apps and am downloading and trying them out all the time. I read this post awhile back that encouraged users to organize their App … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Apps #17 and #18: iSmug and uSmug

Following my short review of the photo backup and sharing service Smugmug, I'd like to share two apps that allow for photo viewing on the iPad or iPhone. First, iSmug … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Smugmug: Peace of mind in photo and video backup

For the past few years, my wife and I have taken thousands of photos. Vacations and the birth of our child in 2010 have been the highlight and majority of … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

App #15: Photosync (and a chance to win it for free!)

PhotoSync ($1.99, app link) is a photo syncing and back-up app that has proved to be quite useful while on holidays. Usually while on longer trips, I backed up my … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · 5 Comments
Steve Lai

Steve Lai

Father. Teacher. Blogger. iPad and iPhone aficionado. Musician.

French teacher by day, father and blogger by night. I love to blog and read tech blogs. I write an iPad blog as it relates to education. I teach young kids the French language and love my job. I play the guitar and piano. I have a beautiful wife and two awesome daughters and a maltese-poodle dog. I love playing roller hockey and taking walks at English Bay in Vancouver. I enjoy traveling and can't wait to bring my daughters to Paris. Canucks are my team, along with the Seahawks.

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