The Best New Features in iOS 9

Apple released iOS 9.3 on March 21, 2016 – another update for the iPhone & iPad operating system. Below are 6 new features you don’t want to miss! 1. Night Shift “Many studies have shown that exposure to bright blue light in the evening can affect your circadian rhythms and make it harder to fall asleep. Night Shift uses […]

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How To Setup “Find My iPhone/iPad/Mac”

iCloud: Set up Find My iPhone Before you can locate your devices, you need to set up Find My iPhone on an iOS device or a Mac that meets minimum system requirements. Important: To see all your devices in Find My iPhone, use the same Apple ID when you set up each device. Set up […]

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How to fix iBook or app download problems

Having trouble with an iBook or app download? Is iBooks or an app frozen? Try these tips! Be sure you are connected to the GPS or other wireless iPad: Settings > Wi-Fi. Try turning the Wi-Fi off and back on. Mac: At the top of your screen, click the Wi-Fi icon. Try turning the Wi-Fi off and […]

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GPS Self Service App

All GPS laptops and iPads come with the GPS Self Service App installed. The Self Service app is the school’s own app store, where you have free access to apps like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe Creative Suite (laptops only – Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Lightroom, etc.), and many others. All school apps are either preloaded […]

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New 9-10th Technology Orientation FAQs

This is a transcript of the Backchannel used during the New 9th and 10th Grade Technology Orientation Hi! Please type any question you have!1:10pm, Tues, Aug 4, 2015 by Mrs. Resnick How do i change the color of my dock? 12:08am, Tues, Aug 11, 2015 by MayaP19 The dock is transparent, so it changes with […]

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Projecting a Mac or iPad with Apple TV and/or Reflector

Teacher and students’ iPads and newer MacBook Air laptops can be projected wirelessly using AirPlay. Connecting via AirPlay Turn on your projector and choose the correct channel to display your computer (usually Computer 1 or Computer 2). To access AirPlay on the iPad or iPhone, swipe up from the bottom of your device, click the […]

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How to Backup Files from Notability (Notes App)

Open the Notability app to the All Notes page. Tap the Gear (settings) icon on the bottom left of the screen. Tap on your choice of backup method (e.g., Google Drive or Dropbox). Sign in to your account. Tap Accept. Tap Ok. Your Notability notes will now start the backup process.

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How to Backup Your iOS Device to iCloud or iTunes

This is a copy of an article from Apple available here. About iCloud Backup iCloud backups include nearly all data and settings stored on your device. iCloud backups don’t include: Data that’s already stored in the cloud, like contacts, calendars, notes, My Photo Stream, and iCloud Photo Library Data stored in other cloud services, like […]

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Curbi for iPad: “Curb, Block, Watch”

Can I put a time limit on my child’s iPad use at home? There is not a time limit setting that comes installed on the iPad by default, but parents can install an app called Curbi to add functionality like time limit profiles for bedtime and study, specific website blocking, and restrictions. These will remain in place while your daughter is at home. This functionality […]

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