Share Your Expertise with Fedora – How to Easily Create An Online Course or Class

23 July 2014

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In my previous post, I announced the relaunch of my series of video lessons for the iPad, including a $10 discount. The tool I used to create the new iPad Academy class format is called Fedora. I was impressed by how rapidly I could move my existing content to the Fedora system. My new course […]

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Microsoft Office for iPad: Early Reviews of the Word, PowerPoint & Excel Apps

28 March 2014

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Yesterday Microsoft announced the long-awaited release of Microsoft Office for iPad. You can install the individual apps for free. You’ll need to pay to get the full capabilities of these mobile versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel for the iPad. Here are three early reviews: Gizmodo Microsoft Office for iPad: Full Video Walkthrough and […]

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Important Security Update for Apple iPad & iPhone – Directions for the Fix

24 February 2014

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Apple recently announced an important security update for iOS on mobile devices. The iOS 7.0.6 update fixes a security flaw for data transmissions that should have been protected by encryption. An attacker could pose as a trusted website and could potentially view, alter or download email or acquire sensitive information such as login credentials and […]

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Free Holiday Gifts from Apple

24 December 2013

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Apple wants to add a little joy to your holiday celebration. The company has launched the “12 Days of Gifts” app that allows users to download one free digital item daily between December 26 and January 6. Apple hasn’t said what each day will bring but has hinted music, apps and movies will be included. […]

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Holiday Greetings from iPad Academy

24 December 2013

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I know you’re busy making the holidays merry for family and friends so I’ll keep this note short. I hope your holiday season is filled with good times and special memories!

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Buying a New iPad Air or iPad mini? Get Cash for Your Older iPad & Other Devices

4 November 2013

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If you or someone you know is buying a new iPad, you may be considering what to do with your old one. Older models from the iPad 2 on can be upgraded to iOS 7. So they’ll still be useful if you want to pass them on to family or friends. However, if you’d like […]

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New iPad Models: iPad Air & iPad mini with Retina Display – Features & Free Apps

2 November 2013

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Apple recently announced two new iPad models, an updated iPad mini and the next generation iPad called iPad Air. As expected, the iPad mini now has a Retina Display, with four times the screen resolution of the previous-generation iPad mini. The mini also has Apple’s new A7 chip, with up to four times the CPU […]

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Apple Celebrates Five Years of the App Store with Free iPhone & iPad Apps

9 July 2013

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Apple is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the App Store by giving away five popular apps and five popular games. These iPhone and iPad apps are free for a limited time. Visit the App Store on your iPhone or iPad and look for the 5 Years of the App Store banner.

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WWDC – Apple Announces New Features for iOS 7 Coming This Fall

28 June 2013

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) had a number of announcements for iPad users. The next major release of the operating system (OS) for the iPhone and iPad will arrive this fall with iOS 7. Two of the most useful new features will be Control Center and AirDrop. Control Center gives you a handy set of […]

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Learn More About the iPad for Less: iPad Video Lessons Summer Sale – Save 35%

26 May 2013

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Announcing the iPad Academy Master Class Summer Sale! Now through July 31, you can save 35% on this valuable iPad training. The iPad Academy Master Class is a series of online video lessons based on hands-on activities from my on site introductory workshop. These videos address settings, navigation skills and app fundamentals. You’ll learn simple shortcuts and time-saving […]

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