Whether you are heading off to college or sending your first off to grade school, chances are good that there’s some device bearing an Apple logo in your school gear. If you want to make sure that
iPad, iPhone, or MacBook makes it through this school year, Appletell’s list of back to school gadgets can help you safeguard your investment—and maybe provide a few lessons along the way!
For the Young’uns
Kids these days—having grown up in a world where touchscreens are the norm and apps exist for everything—can still use a few good apps for learning their reading, writing, and arithmetic, and, of
course, something to protect that expensive iDevice.
Apple’s last serious effort to cater to the demanding realities of a classroom environment ended when the polycarbonate MacBook line died. Without shock-absorbing rubber and a tough plastic screen
covering, Apple’s current lineup is undoubtedly more fragile. iBallz ($25) provide a fun, colorful way to protect your iPad from drops, and they also double as a convenient carrying handle.
It is becoming clear that videogames are not entirely the realm of brain rotting entertainment (check out studies of cognitive performance in gamers). Rather, for the simple lessons appropriate for
young kids, games can be great teaching tools. Great titles like Elmo loves ABC for iPad and Monkey Preschool Lunchbox for…