Mar 252017
 

By Jason Snell at MacWorld.com…

This winter has been packed with speculation about the future directions of the iPad product line, but nobody guessed that 2017’s first iPad announcement would be what we saw on Tuesday: An unexpected return of the original iPad line and the discontinuation of the iPad Air. The move was hardly exciting in terms of technology, but it could prove to be a smart and strategic one for the iPad as a whole.

Source: The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market | Macworld

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Aug 162016
 

By Tim Brookes at MakeUseOf.com…

Sick of dragging files into email messages whenever you want to share something? There might be a better way. Whether you want to share a single file with another Mac in the vicinity, a folder with a Windows PC on the same network, or several gigabytes of video with a friend on the other side of the world, we’ve got you covered.

Source: 9 Quick Ways to Share Files & Folders from a Mac

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Jun 212016
 

By Danny Stieben at MakeUseOf.com…

MacBook Pros come with some very nice hardware, but some people want more. Some people want Linux.Whether you’d like a more open and customizable operating system or simply need to dual-boot in order to access certain software, you might want Linux on your MacBook. The thing is, MacBook Pros are also pretty closed-down pieces of hardware that make installing other operating systems difficult – Linux more so than Windows. Boot Camp won’t help you with Linux, even though it doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Here’s how to do it.

Source: How To Install Linux On A MacBook Pro Retina

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Aug 312014
 

Anyone planning an enterprise deployment of iPads specifically, or tablets generally, is advised to check out the series of podcasts available.

From their web site:  Deploy 2014 is a series of shows we are currently building up to help you lead a major technology deployment in your school or organisation. The series is published in our regular podcast feed and this page gathers and organises each of the posts in the series, along with a summary of the content.

via Deploy 2014 | Out of School.

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