Back in November, The Daily initially uncovered the existence of an iPad version of the Microsoft Office Suite. Sources now say that the app will soon be submitted to Apple for approval. The Daily reported that a brief hands-on with a working prototype of the software revealed a number of new things. » Microsoft Office For iPad Coming Soon?
Apple just posted a new video on its iPad in Business page profiling the Theatre Consultants Collaborative, which is a theatre design, planning, and programming company that applies the iPad in just about every aspect of its daily operations. » iPad In Business: How iPads Can Help Small Businesses
iTunes U is a new free educational podcast section in the iTunes Store. Eddy Cue took the stage at the Education Media Event in New York yesterday to announce that over 1,000 universities are currently using iTunes U, with the program content having seen over 700 million downloads to date. “The all-new iTunes U app lets teachers create and manage courses including essential components such as lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and syllabuses and offer them to millions of iOS users around the world“. » Apple Launches iTunes U, Retools The Learning Experience
In the Apple Event yesterday Apple announced a lot of new interesting features: iBooks 2, iTunes U, iBook Author and more. Above you can see a video Apple shoed at the Apples education event is underway at New York City Guggenheim Museum. In the video you can see that textbooks on iPad go way beyond the printed page. See how they bring learning material to life with video, audio, interactivity, and more. A hands on video by Engadget can be found after the break. » The Textbook Reinvented For iPad And Hands-On Video With Apple Digital Textbooks
At day 5 of this review week sponsored by BudgetGadgets we will review a Hard Leather Case Cover Bag for the Apple iPad. BudgetGadgets sended us a brown version of their case and can be purchased here for $13.17. At BudgetGadgets.com you can find more than 40 iPad cases and after the break you can read the review of the case you can see above. » Review Week Day 5: Hard Leather Case iPad Cover From BudgetGadgets [review]
OnLive has just re-imagined what is possible on iPad with the OnLive Desktop app, and is available in the iTunes App Store for free. Launching a brand-new chapter for OnLive (and everyone), OnLive Desktop gives users instant access to a seamless Windows desktop experience, with full-featured Microsoft Office applications and 2 GB of free cloud storage for secure file access anywhere. Need to edit a Word doc with redlines and comments? No problem. Need to give some oomph to that PowerPoint deck for your meeting? Go for it: present animations and slide transitions, edit diagrams and embed videos. Desperate for a pivot table in Excel? Pivot away … Anything you can do on your office desktop, you will be able to do on your iPad—at home, in your hotel, anywhere. Check the movie after the break where you can see OnLive Desktop in action. » OnLive Desktop for iPad Now Available on App Store
There is a new music app available in the App Store since today, called Rockmate. Rockmate turns your iPad into a complete music studio easy and super fun to use. You can compose, record and play songs with up to 4 Rock players on one single iPad. Rockmate is easy to play with smart chords progressions, sounds great with separated guitar effects and in-house produced audio samples and is also fully customizable with multiple drums and keyboard styles. » Rockmate For iPad: Whole Music Studio In One App