Apple have released an essential tool to support the deployment of iOS devices in schools. Configurator is a free app that allows an administrator to set up devices, install apps, manage settings and personalise data for different users. First impressions are that it looks very easy to use, though I’ve stopped short of unleashing it on my home devices! More on Configurator at 9 to 5 Mac.
With the iPad 2 now retailing at £329.00 in the Education store, it’s a good time for individual teachers to be considering a dabble with an iPad. Configurator will make the proposition of wider tablet use much easier to sell to sceptical network managers.