Old iPads - New Uses

It's hard to believe it was 10 years ago when Steve Jobs first announced the new Apple tablet computer called the iPad. Since then, Apple has sold over 375 million iPads in 15 different versions. This means there are millions of old models still in circulation. Most of them still usable. iPad Academy courses will show you how to make the most of that old iPad.

iPad Basics Made Easy

I've been teaching about computer and mobile technology for more thar 25 years. In 2011, I started iPad Academy to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad. 

Class & Instructor Comments

Excellent tutorials. Very informative, clear directions, perfect pacing.
Jerrad B.
Fantastic job, Dr. Brovey! I’ve always held you in high esteem, due to your remarkable expertise on iPad (actually, all mobile devices) matters!
Larry A.
That was great. I just have been pretending I knew what was what. Thanks.
Tracie U.

iPad Basics for Old iPads

19 video lessons 
  • simple step-by-step instructions
  • improve your navigation skills
  • explore useful features of your iPad & apps
  • get time-saving shortcuts
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How to Add New Life To An Old iPad

Revive, renew and reuse your old iPad. You'll learn:
  • How to find what iPad model you have
  • Steps to revive an old iPad
  • Ways to extend your old iPad’s life
  • Clever techniques for finding apps that work
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FAQs

When does the course start and finish?

This is a completely self-paced online course. You decide when you start and when you finish.

What if I find things that aren't clear to me?

I've included a feedback item in each section so you can tell me. Please take a few minutes to reply. I'll try to clarify and improve that part.

What iPad models are covered?

iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPad 4 (4th generation) as well as the first iPad mini.

What Versions of the Operating System (iOS) Are You Covering?

iOS Versions 8 and 9. There may be minor differences depending on the iPad model you are using. Many of the skills you learn here also apply to later versions of the iPad and the operating system.

Free Samples - No Risk

Try before you buy. You can see 3 full, free lessons. Like it? Then register and take a full month to see the rest. Not happy after 30 days? I'll refund your money and you get to keep what you've learned. How's that for fair and honest?

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