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9.7″ Smart Keyboard vs. 10.5″

Although I loved typing on the 9.7” Smart Keyboard, I’m happy to report that the 10.5” is significantly bigger.

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Typing on the 9.7″ Smart Keyboard

For the past several months, my 9.7″ iPad Pro has functioned as my laptop and my 15″ MacBook Pro as my desktop. Right from the start, I was blown away at how easy it is to type on 9.7″ Smart Keyboard. Most of the posts on this site since the beginning of May have been […]

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iOS 11 Features & Changes

9to5Mac posted a really nice twenty-seven minute video illustrating over one hundred new features and changes found in the first beta of iOS 11. I didn’t count them all, but there are a ton. There’s no fluff in these twenty-seven minutes; they’re filled with illustration after illustration of new features. So if you missed WWDC […]

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Sale: iPad Pro, 9.7″ 128gb

I’m selling my 9.7″ iPad Pro. It is in like new condition, and by “like new” I mean there isn’t a single scratch on this thing. I’m including the Smart Keyboard and the silicone cover for the back of the device. $600 OBO for iPad, keyboard cover, & silicone back case. You can find me […]

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Keeping up with Technology

I want to share a few of my favorite people and places on the internet. If you are looking for a way to keep up with technology news and reviews, these are great places to start. Each heading links to a Twitter account. Brian Renshaw for tech and productivity Brian is a good friend, and […]

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iOS 11 Wishlist

Here’s the best podcast I’ve heard on this topic. My top three wishes: Dark mode A better way to find the app you want in split view Markdown support for Apple Notes If we get all three, I’m doing an end zone dance on Monday. The last one is the least likely, dark mode seems […]

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My Two Notetaking Apps

I’d probably long ago have gone seven kinds of crazy, one for each day of the week, if I didn’t simplify my life in every area where I do have some control. – > Odd Thomas When I worked as an English tutor, I would regulary read that book with students who were struggling with […]

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Reading & Digital Notetaking

I’ve read with paper and pen, but these days if I am taking notes while reading, I use GoodNotes and a 9.7” iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil. I don’t know how many times I’ve been working with someone and wanted to check my notes but didn’t have the right little notebook with me. That’s […]

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Zoom & GoodNotes for Online Teaching

This is a season of lasts. The last Greek 3 class has come and gone, today is the last day of exams, this afternoon will be my last private Greek lesson with two particularly amazing students, and yesterday was the last online lesson with a student I have been teaching Classical Greek. Two apps have […]

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RSS in Safari

My feed reader died back in 2013 like everyone else’s. After Google Reader, I tried Feedly and a couple other services but never really settled in. Twitter eventually filled the void, but the problem is that it never stopped pouring. The demise of Google Reader left me drowning in social media. I killed Facebook as […]