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Apps: Education

The Real Mother Goose - interactive fun for kids!

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I love classic literature and Mother Goose rhymes are one of my favorites. Now, you can read them to your kids in an interactive version! This makes them double the fun.



Podcast Heaven, the place you go when you just have to know more.

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I am a podcast addict. I admit it. There is no 12 step program for me so I indulge and I am better because of it. I listen to podcasts, watch video podcasts, watch instructional videos....I can't get enough.



iPhone: 21st century steam engine

What James Watt and the steam engine did for the industrial revolution, I believe Apple and the iPhone will do for the 21stcentury worker.

Allow me introduce myself. My name is Damon McGill and this is my first blog posting ever. I work as an electrical engineer and as a ICU nurse.

Within both of these diverse fields I find several uses each day to incorporate my iPhone into my work life. As a nurse, having access to medical applications and the Internet in my pocket literally has saved lives.

But corporate America must change the way they view workers using their phones. Granted in the recent past when you saw someone using their phone at work, they usually were just talking on it.



Redshift in App Store!

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We told you it was coming, and now it's here! A new iOS planetarium and cosmos viewing app called Redshift is now available here. Read on for more info..

"Find selected objects in the sky, identify stars and planets that shine in the real night sky in front of you, perform various amazing 3-D flights and visit the Moon and all planets in our Solar system. Thrilling images present around 500 galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and other Deep Sky objects in large telescope quality. "



Practice math skills and learn about entomology at the same time!

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iLiveMath Entomology offers your students a chance to practice math word problems while learning about insects and spiders. 

Students can choose to play one of three levels:

Level 1: addition and subtraction



Best Apps for College Students

College Students: Bright and eager young things that roam college campuses all over the world in search of greater knowledge. In reality, they spend most of their time taking notes, looking for cheap meals, and trying to make it to class on time. Here are some handy free or inexpensive apps that can improve the lives of starving students.

Bigwords1Bigwords.com (free, app2.me/2971) helps keep college costs down by helping you find the best price on college textbooks.


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Best Apps: Education

educationA wide variety of educational apps for all grade levels is available in the App Store. The Education category currently offers 59 pages of apps that cover preschool through college. You can improve language skills, bone up on basic and advance math, look up words or concepts in a dictionary or encyclopedia, learn a foreign language, make basic and advance calculations, and a lot more.


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Redshift coming to iOS!

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Love to geek out with the astronomy apps, so am looking forward to this one coming to the App Store. Looks like RS brings a lot of the features of both Star Walk and Solar Walk (reviewed here, and here on our blog) to iOS in one app, but has a ton of cool features as well. Read on for more info, and stay tuned for future product announcements!



Hire a Reading Tutor for $1.99!

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ABC PocketPhonics can give your child a head start in school. For only $1.99, you can “hire” this nifty phonics tutor to prepare your beginning reader and writer for school. And it works!



Sharpen Your Business Skills With Your iPad

A day or so ago I wrote a post about AppShopper and how you can scoop up some great apps for discounts. Well I came across this one today and felt it was such a good deal I had to let people know about it. It has been selling for $39.99 in the iTunes store and is free for a limited time.

This is an educational app that is a professional level business app for managers to learn financial concepts and  "provides a complete overview of the key financial topics every manager needs to effectively manage their organization’s assets".

It includes a course book, flash cards, and comprehensive tests to help you learn and retain the information.



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