Don't-Miss Education software Stories
You might think that the week before Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, where it's expected to unveil iOS 6 and potentially reveal a few surprises along the way, would be a quiet one. You'd be wrong, as our densely packed Weekly Wrap proves.
Christopher Breen joins host Philip Michaels to discuss the whys and wherefores of passing along an old iPad to a child.
The new Habitat system aims to help publishers streamline production of large-scale ebook projects by moving them to the cloud.
PersonalPlanet is a niche product, suitable for museums and schools with available funds. But it offers dazzling graphics and presents data in a way that makes it more understandable.
In San Francisco this week to tout the educational aspects of its apps, Vito Technology says that an upcoming update to the Star Walk and Solar Walk iOS offerings will add the ability to track the next rocket launch by SpaceX.
Based on the book, What Does it Mean to be Global? by Rana DiOrio, the new Be Global ebook introduces kids to different cultures around the world.
This week at Macworld|iWorld, we host the Macworld Live stage where you can see interviews with some of your favorite tech personalities and developers. Here's the schedule.
With the updated iBooks 2 -- and interactive textbooks -- now available for download, we take the iOS app out for a test drive. What we found were stunning images and impressive graphics in these iPad-optimized textbooks that make printed volumes feel out-of-date.
Ask publishers, analysts, and rivals about Apple's digital textbook initiative and they'll say it's good for everyone -- but they're skeptical about it, too.
Macworld's Dan Moren and Lex Friedman attended Apple's education event in New York City. They join host Chris Breen to discuss iBooks Author and Apple's place in the textbook market.
At the Apple education event on Thursday, Apple executives Eddy Cue and Jeff Robbin unveiled the iTunes U app, a new way for students and teachers to manage course material for classes on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
Apple on Thursday launched iBooks Author, a free Mac app designed to let authors and publishers easily create multimedia-rich e-textbooks for the company's new iBooks 2 iPad app.
At Thursday's education-themed Apple event at the Guggenheim museum, Apple executives Phil Schiller and Roger Rosen introduced iBooks 2. The updated iOS app heads the first of two education initiatives unveiled by Apple Thursday.
Dan Moren and Lex Friedman have live coverage of Apple's education event in New York City.
Apple's education announcement is all over the news, with suggestions ranging from interactive textbooks to ebook publishing tools. Some, however, say that it's all over-hyped--so clearly we should be looking forward to the next next Apple announcement.