Category: Apple Mac

Apple Classroom Apps are Changing for 2018! Find out how right here

Apple Classroom Apps are Changing for 2018! Find out how right here

Over the last 30 years, HardSoft has had the privilege of working in partnership with educators to understand how the latest technology we lease helps teachers unlock the full potential of their students. We’re excited at HardSoft to introduce the new Apple iPad, ready to lease, packed with powerful apps and a brand-new curriculum to help teachers ensure each child has an array of magical, technology-led and interactive learning experiences.

This FAQ-style blog answers some of the inevitable questions that will come with the recent iPad release and iOS 11 updates regarding changes to Apple apps. read more

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Apple’s Schoolwork App is Changing how Students Learn

Apple’s Schoolwork App is Changing how Students Learn

Frequently Asked Questions about Schoolwork

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New Schoolwork App makes everything easier; Announcements, Handouts, Work plans…

Schoolwork is an iPad app built to help teachers unlock their student’s potential. Teachers can share class materials, assign activities within apps and view student progress in real time. Schoolwork allows the user to tailor instructions based on ‘individual needs’. Students have one place to see assignments, submit work, and view their own progress.

Q.Who can use Schoolwork?
A. Available to any education institution enrolled in Apple School Manager and uses Managed Apple IDs. School Manager is supported in 34 countries. read more

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Apple’s iMac celebrates 20 years on the market

Apple’s iMac celebrates 20 years on the market

With iPhones, iPads, and Apple’s iMac amongst the most must-have products on the market today, it’s perhaps not surprising that they are the world’s most valuable publicly traded company.

From Humble Beginnings…

Of course, it hasn’t always been that way. Cast your mind back just 20 years to the glorious 90s and whilst N-sync were busy providing a catapult for Justin Timberlake’s solo career Apple was struggling to keep up with its competitors and gather any real traction in the home computer market. But on the 6th of May 1998, having recently returned to the company as CEO, Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s latest product – the iMac. read more

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Battle of the Tablet Laptops: The Dell 9575 vs. Microsoft Surface Book 2

Battle of the Tablet Laptops: The Dell 9575 vs. Microsoft Surface Book 2

Today we are comparing two laptops with a ‘convertible’ or  ‘transformative’ function against one another. Microsoft’s beautifully designed Surface Book 2 versus the brilliant Dell XPS 9575, let’s look at the numbers:

Find out why the Dell XPS 9570 i9 is the best office laptop to lease in 2018!

The first entry in the HardSoft Versus series where we pitch similarly priced and similarly marketed products against one another in a never-ending battle of specification tables so that you can make an informed decision about what you and your business are spending your money on. read more

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