Has anyone noticed annually-recurring calendar entries, such as birthdays, showing up twice on the iPad calendar? Sometimes they show up on my iPad calendar on the actual day and then the next day too. Everything looks fine when I check the . . . → Read More: iPad calendar entries
I’m interested in getting feedback on whether McConnell Library should circulate iPads. The TRC does it and so do lots of other libraries. I was particularly interested in Middlebury College’s guidelines here: http://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/LIS/Circulating_iPad
This isn’t something we’re specifically planning for at this time – just something I’m . . . → Read More: Circulating iPads?
I just got back from the VLACRL Summer meeting at Virginia Tech, which was all about iPads in libraries. There were several wonderful presentations from our colleagues all across the state. We were all connected via TelePresence, which meant that we could all see and hear each other, so it felt almost like we were all . . . → Read More: VLACRL “iPads in Libraries”
In case you don’t already know, Dropbox is a free file storage and sharing system. I’ve been using Dropbox to back up my personal files for years, but switching jobs and getting an iPad has definitely increased my appreciation for the service. I can’t tell you how many times I have been away from my office, . . . → Read More: My love affair with the Dropbox iPad app
There were two interesting articles in The Chronicle today:
“What I Have Learn from Teaching with iPads”
“Protect Your Mac and iOS Devices on Public WiFi . . . → Read More: Teaching with iPads and Protect your Mac
In my (erratic) quest to make the iPad more of a productivity tool rather than just an entertainment one, I’ve been looking at note or word-processing apps. I haven’t committed to anything yet. I was wondering if anyone using Pages or one of the alternatives such as Documents To Go would post your experiences with it. . . . → Read More: iPad and Productivity: Pages and its alternatives
This is an item that I have looked at periodically, but I can’t decide if it is worth the money. I’d like anyone who bought one to share their experiences. What do you like/dislike about the one you have? Did it . . . → Read More: iPad keyboard cases
Not exactly about the iPad, but does relate to productivity issues on iOS5 mobile devices. I started this conversation with Kay Johnson via email awhile back, and decided to throw it open to the blog. I recently bought an iPod Touch (4th gen) to serve (mostly) as a PDA. As a new Apple mobile device user, . . . → Read More: iPod Touch as the new PDA?
In a pretty sizable and scary (and weird!) security bug, Apple’s Smart Cover can be used to unlock any iPad 2, even if there’s a passcode on it. Here’s how it works. And here’s how to fix it.
We’ve confirmed the security flaw with our own Smart Covers and iPad 2s running iOS 5 and it’s just . . . → Read More: Anyone with a Smart Cover Can Break into Your iPad 2