How to Turn Your iPhone into a Real Teacher
The extent to which technology affects our knowledge and education is already incredible. However, we are still at the dawn of technological advancement. Innovations in the IT field will completely change the face of the world in the next few decades. Education is expected to undergo some dramatic changes, mainly to the decreased importance of teachers and increased roles of computers. Even today you can learn a lot with the help of your gadgets. One of the most powerful modern tools for learning is definitely the iPhone.
Podcasts on the go
Today people can learn at different places. For instance, when you are having a coffee and waiting for a friend, you can listen to a podcast on a History topic you need for your next exam. With the advent of podcasts and RSS feeds we can learn on the go. What an iPhone user needs to do to get thousands of audio books, news and radio programs is simply download one of the apps that offer such materials. If you want to listen to literature classics, you can download the Free Audiobooks app. Also, have a look at an updated list of useful podcast apps for iPhone, prepared by the Guardian.
Notes on iPhone
As reported by BBC, the school system in Finland has brought a revolutionary decision – children will learn only how to type and handwriting will not be taught in Finnish schools anymore. This is only an illustration how digital the world is becoming. Thanks to the power and applicability of the iPhone in every situation, today students can use their smartphones to take notes during classes. What is more, they can register to note-sharing blogs or websites and upload their learning materials there. Moreover, they can download the notes they might need from such websites, as well. Some sites charge those services, but there are also many people who simply give away their notes. This form of common learning is a beautiful innovation brought by smartphones. Here are some useful apps dealing with notes on the iPhone.
Coding via smartphone
Everybody knows that the smartphones made by Apple are not only phones, but practical portable computers. They can perform complex operations at high speeds. For instance, the new iPhone 6S model has 2GB of RAM. Also, this model has brought a faster CPU unit, which is why its performance is up to 70% more efficient than the previous generation. When you have such a powerful device in your hands, you can even learn coding via your new iPhone. Now when you are riding on a public bus or waiting in line in hospital, you can actually master some handy coding techniques and start working as a web or software developer. Luckily, there is a large number of useful online courses for new coders, too. They are all expected to be easily accessible from every new iPhone.
Keep the machine alive
Once you get used to learning via your iPhone, it will be hard to study without it. This is why it is important to keep your iOS regularly updated. Also, every iPhone user should regularly scan their gadgets to remove any unwanted malware. An unwanted bug could destroy your notes or demand a reboot, which would remove all the learning apps you have gathered.
In addition, when you travel, you should check where you can have you iPhone repaired in case of emergency. For instance, when in New South Wales, you can take your phone to an iPhone repairs Sydney-based store. Every larger town has a reliable authorized Apple repairer, which is why you should avoid unauthorized ones.
If you take good care of your iPhone and download the latest versions of iOS, you will experience smooth and resourceful learning via this incredible gadget. Your iPhone will become your loyal ally in your quest to knowledge.
Dan Radak is a web hosting security professional with ten years of experience. He is currently working with a number of companies in the field of online security, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies. He is also a coauthor on several technology websites and regular contributor to Technivorz.