MyAppleMenu - Sat, Dec 5, 2015

Sat, Dec 5, 2015The Gravitational-Conditions Edition

British Astronaut Decides To Run The London Marathon From Space, by Esat Dedezade, Stuff

A specially modified treadmill, combined with a harness which will simulate up to 80% of his bodyweight, will allow Peake to run along in similar gravitational conditions to Earth, while an iPad with the free RunSocial app will let him track his progress against other runners, in real time.

How An iPad Is Changing Education At Susquenita High School, by Rachel Bunn, Penn Live

In Kyla Falzarano's classroom, some kids show her their homework on notebook paper, while others hold up their iPads.

In Kathy Kisner's classroom, students are typing on their iPads, developing characters a final creative writing project.


Apple Quietly Increases iTunes Match And iCloud Music Library Limits Above 25,000 Tracks, by Kirk McElhearn

The company has not made any announcements yet, but I have heard from several people who have finally been able to add more than 25,000 tracks to their iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library libraries.

Numerous Carmakers Finally Embracing CarPlay With 2016 Models, by MacNN

Thumbs Up For Duet Display, by David Sparks, MacSparky

There is a wonderful little application called Duet, made by some former Apple engineers, that lets you connect your iPad to your Mac and turn the iPad into a second screen. I’m now doing this often.

Putting Apple Pencil To Work With Evernote, OneNote And Notability, by James A. Martin, CIO

More specifically, I wanted to draw circles around, and arrows pointing, toward text and images within documents, to call them out for myself, colleagues and friends. In other words: I wanted to use old-school markup in a high-tech way.

Take Your iPhone Photography To New Levels With MaxCurve, by Jeff Byrnes, AppAdvice

MaxCurve is a professional photo editor with a comprehensive set of tools for editing curves and other aspects of your images.

Apple TV Gets An App For Over-The-air Channels (With The Right Hardware), by Jared Newman, TechHive

Users of the new Apple TV can now watch live over-the-air channels directly through the set-top box, provided they’re willing to spend another $100 or more on additional hardware.

MileCatcher Traffic Takes The Hassle Out Of Trip Tracking, by Sandy Stachowiak, AppAdvice

Microsoft Runs My iPhone. Here's Why, by Nancy Gohring, Fierce CIO

Podcasting From Inside A Browser With Cast, by Jason Snell, Six Colors

If You Return A Tech Gift This Christmas, Make Sure You Erase All Your Data First, by Mark Hachman, PCWorld


Run Swift In Your Web Browser And On Your iPad’s Web Browser, by Erica Sadun

Today, IBM introduced an online 2.2 Swift Sandbox. John Petitto writes, “We love Swift here and thought you would too so we are making our IBM Swift Sandbox available to developers on developerWorks.”

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Steve Jobs sometimes I think about how you didn't want third party apps on the iPhone and maybe you were right

— Cabel Sasser (@cabel) December 5, 2015


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