iPhone Life magazine


Tip of the Day: How to Start an iMovie on Your iPhone and Finish on a Mac Without Using AirDrop


People live busy lives. Apple understands this, which is why many of their apps are able to interact with one another across multiple platforms. But if you’re like me and not the biggest fan of AirDrop, here is a quick and simple way to begin an iMovie on your iPhone or iPad and continue editing it on your Mac later using Dropbox. 

How-To: Share Your Slow Motion Videos on Instagram


With the introduction of the iPhone 5s, Apple brought two new features to the device's camera: Slow Mo and Burst Mode. Both new shooting modes help capture great content that you can share with the ones you care about. But sharing Slow Mo vids is more difficult than it needs to be, especially on a service like Instagram. Luckily, we have a simple way to do it.

iWork and iLife are Now Free - And Collaborative!


Apple’s September announcement of the iPhone 5s and 5c brought welcome news for users wishing for new productivity applications along with their enhanced devices: free copies of the popular iWork and iLife apps. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, are staples for any professional interfacing with Microsoft Office documents, Adobe Acrobat files, Open Office formats, and the options even include saving certain Pages documents as iBooks files.  iLife includes applications like iPhoto, GarageBand, and iMovie

Today, Apple expanded the generosity in multiple ways. In addition to introducing the new iPad Air, the updated MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Pro computers, the company announced that iWork and iLife will now come free on any new iOS or OS X device purchased.

Higher Order Thinking with iPads (Part #12 - Kickoff!)


"A journey is like a marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it." - John Steinbeck

Flipping Tip: Hands Off!


"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning is young.

Flipping Tip: Crossing the digital divide


"Technology alone is not enough..." Steve Jobs

I love that quote because it reminds me that imagination and common sense are two of our most important problem solving skills. Perhaps we can use them to help resolve the issues Chelsea Clinton describes in America's Dangerous Tech Gaps?

Flipping Tip: Know Your Students


Flipping Tip: Know Your Students

I admit it.

I'm terrible at remembering names even though they are essential in our work.

Flipping Tip: Use Podcasts to Manage Absences


Use podcasts to manage absences.

There are valid reasons for absenteeism. I know because I missed most of my freshman year at Benton Harbor High School due to a severe illness. I worked hard to keep up but I was studying on my own.

Flipping Tip: Catch students doing something right!



Catch a student doing something right today!

Motivation is a key factor and you can make a huge impact on it by catching a student doing something right and praising them for it. Now let's take it one small step further.

Why not use your iPhone and iMovie to capture your praise and his/her pride in a job well done. A short videoclip is all you need. 

Let's say a child has done a nice job on a painting. When you post it on the wall have your student stand beside it and videotape their expression as you offer a few words of praise.

10 Apps That Shine on the iPad 2

Push your iPad to the limit!

iMovieIn addition to being faster and thinner, the iPad 2 includes a gyroscope, and not one but two cameras. With this in mind, we looked for apps that leverage these improvements. The obvious ones are Apple's own Photo Booth and FaceTime (both built-in) as well as GarageBand ($4.99, app2.me/3798) and iMovie ($4.99, app2.me/2551). This article focuses on third-party apps that you might want to take a look at.


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