This week’s iPhone in Ed links

 

If you come across any ideas or applications about the iPhone being used for learning please add a comment on this post and your link will be posted in next weeks compendium.

Phone a friend in exams - smh.com.au

Phone a friend in exams - smh.com.au

A SYDNEY girls’ school is redefining the concept of cheating by allowing students to “phone a friend” and use the internet and i-Pods during exams.
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TapeMeasure app for iPhone

TapeMeasure app for iPhone

TapeMeasure gives you the ability to take measurements from a previous position to your current position. It displays the latitude, longitude, altitude, and accuracy of your current position, as well as shows you the current measurement being taken.
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iPhone adopted by the University of South Australia

iPhone adopted by the University of South Australia

South Australia’s largest university will support the Apple iPhone 3G as one of its official corporate mobile handsets, the institution revealed yesterday.
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Starmap - Planetarium for the iPhone

Starmap - Planetarium for the iPhone

STARMAP is a pocket planetarium, using the breath taking technologies of the iPhone. It brings the present and future sky map at the tip of your fingers, at any time, anywhere.

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SugarSync

SugarSync

Teachers and students wanting access to their files on the road will like the ability to sync iPhone, iPod with files, folders, photos, music from Mac or PC. SugarSync gives you fast, always-on access to all your computers from your iPhone or iPod Touch — even when your computers are turned off. View Word, Excel, PowerPoint
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TextGuru - iPhone/iPodTouch Text Editor!

TextGuru - iPhone/iPodTouch Text Editor!

TextGuru supports a number of text editing features, one of which is copy and paste. Copy and paste works easily and obviously can be used between documents but not between applications,
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One Comment to “This week’s iPhone in Ed links”  

  1. 1 Julian

    I’ve tried Star Map. A worthless thing, I might say. It’s overall design is somewhat dismal, and neither my cat, nor my girlfriend appreciated it. I was in despair and almost wanted to kill myself, but I was told of another application, Star Walk. And it returned the colours of my life! My cat is loving me, so is my girlfriend. She even steals my iPod on a starry night.

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