Monthly Archives: August 2012

Controlling Your Home with the Touch of an iPad

At, Morgan Brennan reports on the new 8000-square foot Savant Experience Center, a typical “swanky” Manhattan apartment with one special difference — it’s automated with Apple technology. Brennan writes that nearly every feature of the multi-room center, including lighting, window shades, temperature, and even a hidden flat-screen television […] Read the original post by […]

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Hands-On Learning with iPad

In a new take on hands-on learning, faculty at Northwest Kansas Technical College are using iPad with select apps to teach students in disciplines ranging from auto technology to respiratory therapy and cosmetology. Instructors use iPad and AirPlay to demonstrate procedures, record them, and play them back on flat-panel classroom displays […] Read the original […]

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Apps Now Key to Small-Business Savings

USA Today’s Ed Baig writes that small businesses are increasingly using iPad with apps “for productive purposes,” looking to save time and money. He reports that small enterprises ranging from theater design consultants to real estate brokers are running apps “that turn the iPad into an all-purpose hub for telephony, communications […] Read the original […]

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