iPad accessories can turn the iPad from an ordinary tablet into an extraordinary tablet. There are numerous accessories available, and each serves a different purpose and function. Soon after the original iPad was released in 2010 developers and designers quickly went to work towards creating, designing and producing many different types of accessories. The most popular iPad accessories include cases, keyboards, speakers and headrest mounts.

iPad Cases

Protecting your iPad is important because of the high costs associated with purchasing a new one or repairing a damaged one. Purchasing an iPad case is a quick, easy and economical way to protect your iPad and keep it in good shape. Cases some in all types of varieties, although for best protection look for cases made of polycarbonate. Some cases also double as keyboards with a protective case on the backside and an integrated keyboard on the front. Here are the 2 most popular iPad case picks from iPhonePedia:

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As one of the smartest and most powerful phones on the market, the various iPhone models rely on an equally powerful and smart operating system to operate and function correctly. Dubbed iOS by virtually everybody in the industry, there have been many versions of the operating system released since the first iPhone was launched in 2007. The latest version is iOS 6, which is in use on the iPhone 5. Apple released software updates for the iPhone, iPod, iPad and other Apple products on a fairly consistent basis. Keeping your phone’s software up to date is extremely important so you can get full functionality and use out of your phone.

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As one of the most popular and best-selling tablets on the market today, people have found literally thousands of uses for the iPad. Popular uses include for entertainment, business, social media and educational. This article will focus particularly on the educational aspect of the iPad, and how it is being used in schools around the United States to help kids learn faster and more effectively.

History of iPad Use in the Classroom

Even though the iPad was only released 3 years ago it is already finding its way into classrooms in the United States. Teachers, parents and educational professionals realize that kids learn more effectively and quickly when they can use technology to learn. Many realize the days of a chalkboard and paper/pencil combination is coming to an end as the iPad and other tablets make their way forward. It has been proven in various studies that kids who use iPads in the classroom are better able to retain the information they learn, and they are better at putting the information to use in the real world and on tests.
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Why iPads are used in Education

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Many people understand the iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones on the face of the planet, but what many people don’t realize is just how popular the phone actually is. According to a recent report the iPhone market share was 25% of all smartphone sales in 2012. This is incredible when you think about how many other competing phones are currently on the market.

Reason for 25%

Many people find it mind-blowing that a single model of phone can own a quarter of the entire smartphone market around the world. To put it another perspective 1 out of every 4 smartphone owners owns an iPhone. This is compared to the millions of Android powered phones produced by different companies, and the other types of smartphones also available such as BlackBerry and Nexus. While the iPhone is popular, many people struggle to answer the question of why it’s so popular. While this question isn’t easy to answer, the recurring answer is because of the wide array of apps and other programs that can be installed onto the iPhone. The Apple App Store has over 775,000 different apps, both free and paid which can be downloaded onto all the latest iPhone models. Another reason is because of the massive advertising campaign that Apple put together to promote the iPhone. Apple spent nearly 1 billion dollars so far advertising and promoting the iPhone using a variety of venues such as television advertising, internet promotion and radio spots.

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The iPad is one of the most popular tablets on the market today for a variety of reasons. There are numerous accessories that go along with the iPad such as covers, keyboards, headphones and more. A very important and popular accessory among iPad owners are styli. These are virtual pens which allow you to use the iPad as if it were a piece of virtual paper. Drawing and writing with the stylus is easier than using your finger, and allows for complete control over what you’re writing or drawing.

History of Stylus

Stylus have been in use for decades, as they were first used on BlackBerry phones and other early PDA type devices to make it easier to select options on the menu or select something in particular. A stylus is an instrument that resembles a pen. It is used to manipulate the touchscreen of smartphones and tablets to make selecting small items easier. It can also be used with a variety of apps on the iPad that allow for drawing and sketching. The stylus is great to use if you have abnormally large fingers, or shaky hands that make it difficult to use the touch screen normally.

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