Slice of Life (1): Teaching with the iPad

Talking about technology, like mobile computing, can sometimes be too cold and technical; Product specifications, software features, updates, issues, etc. This is all valuable and useful, but what is eventually more important is how we use our devices, and what kind of practical/day-to-day routines and actions we get out of them. This article is the … Continue reading Slice of Life (1): Teaching with the iPad

iOS Automation

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was a shortcut of one step that would substitute for a repetitive task of multiple steps? Imagine a shortcut to take you directly to a specific email folder, to save a document to a specific (and deeply buried!) folder, or to open a regularly visited website. Why should you … Continue reading iOS Automation

The Ultimate Digital Notebook

The iPad has proven to be an excellent mobile computing device for its ability to substitute most traditional computer tasks in a more mobile form. In addition, the iPad is now an excellent note taking device that works very well as your ultimate digital notebook. # Introduction Here's a thought: instead of carrying around multiple … Continue reading The Ultimate Digital Notebook

Writing on the go

# Introduction Tablets in general, and the iPad specifically, are great mobile computing devices for two major categories of actions; Consumption/Entertainment, and Productivity/Value-Creating. If you've been on this blog before, you know that the focus is on the Productivity/Value-Creation side. One important channel of productivity is writing, whether in the form of hand-writing or typing. … Continue reading Writing on the go