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New iPad app for 'struggling readers' launched
The app has been designed to deliver an individualised reading coaching to beginning readers, struggling readers, and English language learners.
17 Mar 16
New language education app helps kids with learning disabilities
A new app for language disorders is the first special education tool to be featured by Apple in the best new apps section of the App Store.
07 Mar 16
Brydge iPad keyboards available now for Kiwi students
Brydge has released new wireless keyboards in New Zealand for secondary and tertiary students who want to turn their iPad into an education tool.
09 Feb 16
Apple ups education focus with latest acquisition
Hot on the tail of releasing a slew of new education features with iOS 9.3, Apple has acquired LearnSprout, an education technology start-up.
02 Feb 16
Apple wants to help you with your budding music career
Want to tap into your musical potential? Apple is on your side, bringing new and refreshed music apps to the App Store.
22 Jan 16
What Apple's latest iOS update means for educators
Apple's latest iOS update brings a range of new features designed specifically for the education system, including shared iPads and the Classroom app.
14 Jan 16
One class school gets early connection to Wi-Fi
Remote West Coast school Barrytown now has wireless internet access in its classrooms as the Ministry of Education stepped in ahead of UFB update.
12 Jan 16
The only iPad Pro review you’ll ever need*
In the spirit of full-disclosure I’m going to let you in on a secret: I love Apple.
15 Dec 15
In pictures: Apple's iTunes U for the classroom
iTunes U helps educators organise their classrooms in a seamless fashion, enabling teachers to deliver lessons, grade assignments and stay connected.
15 Dec 15
Apple's iPad Pro improvements crucial, experts say
The iPad Pro is Apple's largest mobile device to date and has considerably improved specifications; a critical development for future success.
01 Dec 15
Hands-on review: Brydge iPad keyboard
As a Kickstarter fan, I do like to see products make it. The Brydge iPad keyboard has definitely made it, even onto my Christmas must-have list.
30 Nov 15
Hands-on review: Belkin QODE Ultimate Pro iPad Keyboard
It may be wafer thin, but this hasn't translated into any serious keyboard compromises.
27 Nov 15
iPad Pro, now available from Vodafone New Zealand
Vodafone New Zealand has announced the iPad Pro, complete with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, is now available to order from it’s website.
18 Nov 15
New iPad Pro comes complete with… a pencil?
Targeting a greater number of professional users along with general consumers, Apple has introduced the iPad Pro to its line-up.
10 Sep 15
Apple, Samsung lose ground as tablet market sags
Apple has held its spot at the top in the global tablet market, despite a substantial decline in a market that has seen little innovation or updates.
30 Jul 15
How iPad apps can help Kiwi SMBs
"The ability to work on the move and run business applications from tablets and smartphones has become a need-to-have, rather than a nice-to-have."
28 May 15
iOS app review: Papers, please
It’s a game. It’s just not like any game I’ve ever played before. For a start, it’s kind of depressing. Claustrophobic. Unsettling.
27 Mar 15
Microsoft set to gain as iPad falters in tablet market
While the iPad is the weakest link, salvation comes in the form of Microsoft and the commercial sector which will help garner low but positive growth.
13 Mar 15
Xero says hello to iPad
Accountancy software provider Xero has announced that the Xero platform is now available on the Apple iPad
06 Mar 15
Statistics NZ using iPad Minis for data collection
The use of tablet computers is making data collection faster and more efficient.
26 Feb 15
Smartphones: Could bigger screens herald the end of tablets?
The concomitant move towards bigger screens in smartphone handsets may be about to throw a further spanner in the works.
26 Feb 15
Mobile gaming increasing thanks to tablet market
Not only are tablets the devices being played on the most, but tablet gamers are also more likely to pay for games and to spend more money on average than gamers on other mobile platforms.
28 Jan 15
iPad Air Pro and new MacBook Air rumoured to be released early 2015
It’s been rumoured that a 12-inch MacBook Air and 12-inch iPad Air Plus/iPad Pro will launch this year, with added features and design details.
27 Jan 15
Kiwi teacher's blog named in Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs
The place of teachers in social media is being regarded as increasingly important.
12 Jan 15