Apple iPad and Apps

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The Apple’s iPad together with the huge range of apps available for it – some of which have their own entries on the list – make it a very popular “learning” device.

Website: apple.com/ipad
Cost:
iPad commercially available. Apps free and to purchase.
Availability: Download

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 156     2017: 118    2016:  58    2015: 16    2014: 47    2013: 34
2012: 34      2011: 44       2010: –        2009: –      2008: –       2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected the iPad as one of their Top 10 Tools

“Best tool ever for everything I need to do except where I need to create an ‘Office’ document” Anon, Australia

“iPad in the classroom  – the killer educational tool” 2013

“My two year grandson uses iPad – and learning to learn by himself” 2013

“The iPad for multimedia consumption”  Urs Frei 2013