University To Give All Students an iPad. Suddenly I Feel A Thirst For Knowledge.

University To Give All Students an iPad. Suddenly I Feel A Thirst For Knowledge.

If you’re still unsure as to the likely impact Apple’s new device, this should begin to sway you.

According to TUAW, Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania has announced that starting in Fall, 2010, every full-time student will get an iPad.

Students will reportedly be able to download their textbooks to their iPads from the iBook Store. In addition, iPads can be used as phones and for air and file sharing, as well as note-taking.

Watching the video demo of the iBooks app yesterday, I couldn’t help but consider just how drastically the iPad (and potentially other devices too) could transform not just  lifestyles, but industries. In this case, education but potentially also medicine, publishing, home automation and more…

You’re going to get sick of hearing it but I guarantee you, this iPad thingamigig is a game changer. A game changer I tell you.

Updated: You might also want to read this popular post that helps you determine whether you should hold of on buying an iPad or not: “To buy, or not to buy” and our exclusive first look at the iPad Pro: “A first look at the iPad Pro

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