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Set up a kid-friendly computer

You don't really want your kids to use your computer all summer long, do you? Here's how to set up a Mac that's just right for their small and messy hands.

Set up a kid-friendly iPad

Before handing over your iPad to a kid, it's best to do some parental preparation. In this Macworld Video, Scholle Sawyer McFarland offers some tips.

Favorite math apps for kids

If there’s anything kids forget over the summer, it’s math. These great apps can help.

Favorite literacy apps for kids

Stop summer brain drain with these great literacy apps for kids.

Grading Apple's digital textbook technology

Last year, Apple announced a new focus on education and digital textbooks. Now that school's almost out, we take a look at what's happened so far with iBooks and iBooks Author.

Nine fun ways to stop summer brain drain

On the brink of the lazy days of summer, what’s a parent to do? Here are nine ways to use your Mac and iOS devices to keep your kids sharp during the summer.

Configuring an old iPad for your child

Now that the iPad has reached its third iteration, it's not uncommon to find multiple iPads in one home. Should you wish to pass your old iPad along to a child you'll need to configure it in an appropriate way. Here are tips for doing just that.


Tech gadgets for college students

It's mid-August -- time for a roundup of tech gadgets and gear that will ease students back into college life.

Dorm room entertainment system: The campus library is named after you

In our final installment, here are some dorm room entertainment essentials you might want when money isn't much of a concern.

Dorm room entertainment system: Full scholarship

Part two of our three-part series looks at entertainment options for your dorm when you've got a little more money to spend. As before, we'll assume you have a laptop already.