Just get an iPad for Christmas? Here are some tips for setting it up!

Here is another post under the “Basics” category: Setting up an iPad for the first time. If you have just received (or purchased) your first iPad this Christmas, hopefully this post can help you get started. Congratulations on your new iPad. iPads are an excellent device to use in teaching. There are endless ways that…

The new iPad mini: Is the price too high?

This post is a revision and addendum of my¬†original post on October 17. As suspected, Apple did release the iPad mini on October 23, 2012. After reading my original post a couple weeks ago, my colleague Matt blasted me for posting rumours based on pure speculation. However, it was fun seeing how many of my…

Apple Lightning Connector and Adaptors: What they mean for you

With the new iPhone 5, fifth generation iPod touch, and newest iPod Nano, Apple has introduced the new lightning connector. It replaces the 30-pin connector that we have all become accustomed with over the past decade. A review: First of all, the positives: The lightning connector is tiny, measuring at less than 7 millimetres in…