The Top New iOS 11 Features for iPad and iPhone

Apple released iOS 11, its newest operating system for iPad and iPhone, on September 19. Below are the top iOS 11 features important for students and teachers. Control Center redesign An extended iPad Dock with multitasking functionality A new Files app similar to Finder on a Mac laptop Finally! In iOS 11, you can create a screen […]

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How to Create Stop Motion Video on the iPad

What is a stop motion movie? Stop motion (also known as stop action) is an animation technique to make any object you choose appear to move on its own. The object is moved or manipulated slightly in small increments and captured in individually photographed frames. This creates the illusion of movement when a series of […]

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How to use Air Drop to Transfer Files between Apple Devices

With AirDrop, you can wirelessly send photos, videos, websites, locations, and more to a nearby iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac. Turn on AirDrop iPad or iPhone Use Control Center to turn AirDrop on or off and control whom you can share content with. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to open Control […]

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iPad Starter Guide by Apple

  This is a free, interactive iBook that includes getting started tips, how to work with the iPad, and creativity ideas. Click on the book image above or here to download a copy in iBooks. “iPad opens up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. This guide shows educators who are new to iPad how to navigate […]

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How to Use Text to Speech on a Mac for World Languages

Your Macbook Air or iPad will read a selection to you in your chosen world language. Directions to select the speaker and language for the Mac are below. Click here for directions for the iPad. How to Setup Text to Speech Click on the Apple icon > System Preferences > Dictation & Speech (4th row). See Figure 1 below. […]

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Learn how to use the Google Photos App for iPhone and iPad

Free up space on your iPad or iPhone with Google Photos The Google Photos app displays all the photos and videos that are in the Google Photos library located in the cloud on Google’s servers. The library in the cloud can include automatic backup copies of all photos and videos that are saved locally on the phone or […]

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How to Subscribe to a MyGPS School Calendar

Teachers, parents, and students can subscribe to a MyGPS calendar (RSS feed) which will sync to your personal Outlook or Apple calendar. Calendar feeds can include your daily schedule (students & faculty), games & practices, school events, employees, or the entire US or MS calendars. Whenever there are changes to calendar events in MyGPS, the calendar feeds that […]

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How to connect to GPSWireless

Mac OS X Click on the WiFi logo in the menu bar at the top of your screen as pictured above. From the drop-down menu, click on GPSWireless. When asked for a username and password, enter your GPS email address without the @gps.edu. For example if your email address was jdoe@gps.edu you would only enter jdoe. […]

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Bug in iOS 9 Causes Links to Crash

Update 4/1/16 Yesterday Apple released iOS 9.3.1 which includes bug fixes, including the bug that was causing links to crash. To update, go to Settings > General > Software Update to download. _________________________________________________________________________ If you are having trouble with web links not working when you tap them on your iOS 9 enabled iPhone or iPad, […]

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How to Change the Email for your Apple ID

Follow these steps to change the email address that you use as your Apple ID. Sign out of every Apple service and device that uses your Apple ID. Sign in to your Apple ID account page. In the Account section, click Edit. Under your Apple ID, click Change Email Address. Enter the email address you want […]

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