Apple's New Push into the Education Field January 19 2012, 0 Comments
New York- Today Apple held an even where they talked about a few new pushes they are making to impact the educational field. Lets take a look into them.
iBooks 2: Textbooks on your iPad
Apple's first major announcement today was for an update to their e-reading app. iBooks 2 has a new textbooks feature for students. Now students will be able to have their textbooks on their iPad resulting in better engagement. A few of the new features are the ability to easily highlight and annotate text just by swiping. You can also tap a word to learn its definition.
Now they will be able to add in multimedia to textbooks like interacting photos or videos. It's no surprise that Apple is making education better and cooler.
iBooks 2 also adds a few new features for instance, turning notes, highlights and annotations into an interface resembling a series of browsable index cards.
This opens up all new doors for learning in school and will save student a fortune in bookstore costs.
iBooks Author: Self publish e-books
iBooks Author is a new self-publishing platform available on the Mac App Store. This allows authors to publish to the iBooks store with great customizability of their books. There are a number of templates to start your e-book and an author can easily drag and drop photos or slide from keynote.
Textbooks in the iBookstore
Education publishing giants Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are all offering books in a brand-new Textbooks section of the store. There has been other start-ups that have a jump start in this field like Inkling, but Apple has the resources to take this into the mainstream.
You Can learn more at Apple's new Education page found here.
Canadian iPads Made of Clay.... huh? January 18 2012, 0 Comments
As many as 10 fake iPad 2s, all made of slabs of modeling clay, were recently sold at electronic stores in Canada over the holidays. Best Buy and Future Shop have launched investigations into how the scam was pulled off.
Bloomberg: iPad 3 released for March with big upgrades January 14 2012, 0 Comments
According to the credible source Bloomberg, the iPad 3 is in production and is set for a March launch. It is said to have a HD Retina display, quad core processor and LTE support. Whether the iPad 3 will have this is still un confirmed but Bloomberg is usually very credible. I would bet on a high res display and a new quad core processor. The LTE support seems not like Apple.
New Product: Cam Crate, a life proof DSLR camera case December 20 2011, 1 Comment
I'm happy to release our newest product, Cam Crate. Cam Crate is a 100% life proof DSLR case that we've been developing. We officially launched the funding of this product on kickstarter.com found here.
What you need to know about the iPhone 4S October 04 2011, 0 Comments
Apple just announced the new iPhone 4S. Same great design just with upgraded internals. Here are some things you need to know about it:
- Upgraded Camera: With an upgraded 8MP camera you now have a very powerful camera right in your pocket. This is a hug upgrade from the iPhone 4.
- 1080P Video Recording: You can now record video in full HD. Amazing!
- Upgraded Performance: The new iPhone 4S has the Apple A5 processor in it. This is a blazing fast processor that is also in the new iPad 2. Expect huge boosts in speed with this chip.
- Will my cases fit? The new iPhone 4S has the same boddy chape as the iPhone 4 so your current case will fit with no problems. All of our impactband colors will fit the new iPhone 4S perfectly.
Our new website design September 04 2011, 0 Comments
We now have a new website design. I appreciate any feedback you may have or if you find any bugs that need fixing. Thanks.
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