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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.

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Remains of the Day: See you, raise you

Soon, you may not be able to see the pixels on your MacBook display--but you may see iPads all over Dutch schools. And it'll probably be a while before you see Apple's stock trading that low again.

App Guide: Geography apps for kids

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These iOS education apps aimed at kids can reveal more about the world around them.

Phrase Wit for iPhone and iPad

This funny education app can set you straight on commonly mangled phrases, with the help of a pleasing game mode.

iBooks 2 and iBooks Author

We've had the chance to test Apple's enhanced ebook reading and creation tools, and the authors of those reviews weigh in on both applications.

App Guide: iOS study tools

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Put these apps on your iPhone or iPad to make managing your homework, class schedule, or study sessions just a little bit easier.

iBooks Author fashions multimedia books for the iPad

If you plan to create a book solely for the iBookstore, and you’re not concerned about other ebook platforms, iBooks Author stands above any other option currently available.

Remains of the Day: A close shave

Apple won't hold an event in February, developers might want to drop marketing images of white iPhones, and Cupertino picks up a Redmond refugee.

Expo Notes: iGlobe turns your iMac into a dazzling 3D globe

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.

Expo Notes: Star Walk, Solar Walk to track rocket launch in future update

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.