Lost Your Apple TV Remote? You Don’t Need to Buy Another!

¬†Here is another handy tip for all Apple TV owners. Apple TV has proven to be a very useful gadget, both at home and at school. Airplay mirroring is its best feature. I am able to show whatever is on my iPad/iPhone screen and beam it up to a big-screen TV or a projector. I…

ProTuber for YouTube [free] – Save YouTube Videos to Camera Roll!

**Update November 2013! Looks like this app has been pulled from the App Store. If you were able to download it, do NOT update! —————————————– Grab this app while you can! ProTuber (free, universal) allows you to download YouTube videos onto your Camera Roll. This is a feature that I have discussed during my reviews…

App #41: Sock Puppets [Promo Codes Available!]

As a primary school teacher, I am always looking for ways to enhance the learning experiences for my students. As we have recently set up a partial class set of iPad minis, we are encouraging all of our teachers to use content-creation apps as opposed to content-specific consumption apps to share our knowledge. Sock Puppets…

App #34: Instatube ($1.99)

Good news for all of you who missed out on TubeBox Pro, a great app that was pulled from the App Store a couple weeks ago. A re-release under a new name, Instatube¬†($1.99)¬†is now available . Download it now before it gets pulled like its predecessor. It works exactly like the second release of TubeBox…

App #28: TubeBox Pro for YouTube [REVIEW]

**Update February 18, 2013 Great news! Thanks to reader Justin, it looks like TubeBox Pro has be re-released under a new name: Instatube. Go download it while it’s free and available! **Update February 4, 2013 This post seems to be getting a lot of hits, so I thought I’d better update it. It looks like…

More Dropbox tips!

(If you want to learn more about what Dropbox is, check out this post.) I'd like to share some more quick tips for Dropbox, specifically Dropbox on iOS devices. 1. Using Dropbox, Screenshots, and iMessage: Report card period is upon us teachers once again. I am the French specialist at my school, and I thus…

Create Playlists in YouTube [HOW-TO]

Here is another post that will likely be categorized as basic. YouTube has become a great source of both research and entertainment. Many of you might already know how to do this. Some of you may know that you can “favorite” videos that you like on YouTube, creating a playlist entitled “Favorites“. However, your favorites…

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…

App #21: Pinterest for iPad & Pinterest for Education

  What is Pinterest? I am sure you've heard your friends talk about Pinterest. It has become extremely popular in the past year. My wife was the one who originally told me about it back in 2010. It has definitely hit the Internet by storm. Pinterest is yet another social site where users curate interesting…

App #20: Pinnacle Studio for iPad (updated!)

Great news for iPad 2 (or newer) owners! Pinnacle Studio (formerly known as Avid Studio) is currently available for $7.99USD. Pinnacle Studio is a video editing app from Corel that arrived this past February, and was released to go head-to-head with Apple's own iMovie (also $4.99). It has been very well received and is definitely…

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 photos on a laptop each day, just in case I would lose my memory card. However, I did not bring a laptop with me on…