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March 10 iPad user meeting: Mind-mapping apps, and troubleshooting your iPad

iPad logo, purple and black

by Mary Hammel

This month, we will be showing tips for troubleshooting frequent iPad problems, and also take a look at two apps for creating mind-maps (visual diagrams): iThoughts and Inspiration Maps. Please come and share any mind-map apps that you might be using.

March 2016 iPad User Group Meeting
noon-1 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016
21 Bluemont Hall

You are welcome to bring your lunch! Check out our website at coe.ksu.edu/ipad-user-group.

Qualtrics Offline Mobile App for iOS and Android devices

The Qualtrics Offline Mobile App (for iPad, iPhone, and Android tablets and smartphones running Android 4.0 and later) is a new application available for iOS and Android devices, allowing the administration of surveys without an Internet connection. Responses can be collected in the field and uploaded to Qualtrics once there is an Internet connection.  Continue reading “Qualtrics Offline Mobile App for iOS and Android devices”

Wunderlist is a wonderful to-do app

Wunderlist is a neat, free to-do solution that is available for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS X computers and devices through native apps as well as any device with a web browser. With the independent-platform approach, Wunderlist is one of the more flexible solutions available to those looking for a simple yet robust to-do list solution. One of the best features is the ability to sync between all of your computers and devices so your lists are up-to-date on all devices. For more information visit Wunderlist at https://www.wunderlist.com.

A little Caffeine for your Mac (so it doesn’t go to sleep)

Have you ever wanted to make sure that your Mac would not go to sleep on you during a presentation or in the middle of watching a webcast? A neat little free tool is available in the Mac App Store that does just that. The app is called Caffeine, and once installed it places a little empty coffee cup on the right side of the menu bar at the top of the screen.  Continue reading “A little Caffeine for your Mac (so it doesn’t go to sleep)”

iPad User Group meeting Jan. 17: News apps, RSS readers, Newsstand

from Mary Hammel

iPad user group icon




noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
Bluemont Hall Room 21 

Kansas State University

This meeting is open to all K-Staters.

Agenda: News Apps

How do you keep up with the news on your iPad? Join us as we take a look at the various types of news apps, RSS readers, and Newsstand.  Continue reading “iPad User Group meeting Jan. 17: News apps, RSS readers, Newsstand”

iPad User Group meeting May 8, 2012

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
noon-1 p.m.
Bluemont Hall Room 21, Kansas State University

Agenda:  “Back to the Basics”. We’ll be going back to the basics this month, covering some of the apps that come with the iPad out of the box:

  • Settings
  • Mail
  • Calendar
  • Reminders
  • Safari
  • Photos
  • App Store

Continue reading “iPad User Group meeting May 8, 2012”

CloudOn: Free iPad app for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

CloudOn is a free iPad app for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You can easily create and edit documents on your iPad.

CloudOn uses Dropbox for all document management tasks. Therefore, prior to installing CloudOn, create a Dropbox account and install the Dropbox iPad app. Watch the following video for an overview of the app.


“iPad for beginners” presentation and user meeting 11 a.m. today

K-Staters who have iPads, are considering purchasing one, or just want to learn about this new technology are welcome to attend the IDT Roundtable presentation on “iPad for Beginners” 11 a.m. today (Tuesday, Nov. 15) at the K-State Student Union, Room 212. The event will be followed by the monthly iPad user group meeting noon-1 p.m.

Four presenters will be sharing their expertise: Mary Hammel, Matthew Heinrich, and Dennis Devenney from the College of Education, and Michael Raine from the College of Business Administration.

Beginner iPad users as well as experienced users will find these topics particularly helpful:

  • Apps to get you started (standard apps out of the box, iWork apps, note-taking apps, etc.)
  • Securing your iPad (data, contacts, email, passcode protection, and more)
  • Handy tips and tricks
  • Q&A session

More details are in the iPad announcement last week.