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Bel Math Apps releases Math Integers for iPad – Popular Educational App

 Bel Math Apps releases Math Integers for iPad - Popular Educational App The educational independent company, Bel Math Apps today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Math Integers 3.1, an important update to their popular educational iPad application. This new update of Math Integers is an essential addition to the company’s set of educational iPhone and iPad apps.

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Powerful Children’s App Review Database (CTREX) Gets Upgrade

 Powerful Children's App Review Database (CTREX) Gets Upgrade Children’s Technology Review has released CTREX 3.0, the third of four planned versions of CTREX (Children’s Technology Review Exchange). Designed to help teachers, parents and librarians choose interactive media products for children aged birth-to 15-years, CTREX is currently the largest, most comprehensive online database of educational reviews of children’s interactive media (apps, toys, video games and web sites). Continue reading »

Colonial Williamsburg to grant free access to digital library

Screen Shot 2016-08-14 at 00.02.25Students, teachers and lifelong learners across the globe will soon have access to the educational resources of Colonial Williamsburg

The library contains 800 minutes of video, including 27 productions that garnered 16 Emmys and more than 100 lesson plans, background texts and primary source media..,

The course materials were correlate with curriculum standards for all 50 states, focusing on American history from the 1607 James settlement through the Civil War.

GO Full article here: http://wydaily.com/2016/08/11/colonial-williamsburg-to-grant-free-access-to-digital-library/

 

When Wikipedia Won’t Cut It

College  Degree.comAlthough Wikipedia is a great place to find information, it’s subject to incomplete citations, biased views, and inaccuracies. And when you absolutely have to have indisputable facts, that’s just not good enough. Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives out there that can deliver with high quality accuracy, and we’ve listed 25 of the best here.

The 25 includes the following:

  • AmericanFactFinder: This database from the US Census Bureau is a great source for information on housing, economics, geography and population.
  • Virtual Reference Shelf: This Library of Congress site offers a number of high quality selected web resources.
  • FactCheck.org: FactCheck.org researches politics and delivers the truth on candidates and more.
  • Browse Topics: Maintained by professional librarians, this site links to Federal websites that offer facts.
  • WWW Virtual Library: Created by Tim Berners-Lee, who also created HTML and the Web, this library uses experts to compile high quality information.

GO For the full list: http://www.collegedegree.com/library/financial-aid/25-online-resources-for-reliable-researched-facts/

 

Softpress releases Exhibeo 2 – Photo Gallery and Slideshow Creation Tool

 Softpress releases Exhibeo 2 - Photo Gallery and Slideshow Creation Tool Softpress today is pleased to announce the release of Exhibeo 2, an important update to their popular photo gallery and slideshow creation tool for Mac. Designed exclusively for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan, Exhibeo 2’s features include seven customizable gallery designs; even greater control while editing images and thumbnails; a new “metadata view” for adding image metadata; simplified output code for embedding galleries in websites; and much more.

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How high is your iQube? Let’s find out

 Playmotive Ltd. announces Cubious - How high is your iQube? UK based Playmotive Ltd. announces the up and coming release of Cubious for iOS, a new highly original game which aims to tell you how smart you are. Cubious will give you a IQube rating as you play it.

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FourChords Guitar Karaoke – Play Guitar Instantly With Free Trial

 FourChords Guitar Karaoke - Play Guitar Instantly With Free Trial Many people would love to learn to play the guitar and take part in all the fun. Using the Fourchords app, budding guitarists can quickly play their choice of more than 1500 songs, whether they be rock, metal, country, jazz, pop or traditional. Continue reading »

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Torah Bundle Integrates Jewish Studies and Hebrew Word Processing

 Torah Bundle Integrates Jewish Studies and Hebrew Word Processing The Torah Research Bundle for iOS, now which includes Torah Library, a search and study app for classic Jewish texts, and Davka Hebrew Writer, a Hebrew-English word processor, for iPhone and iPad.

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Today in History Launches updates for iOS and Android

 Today in History Launches updates for iOS and Android Today in History, which launched in 2009, provides users with a visual and text time capsule of what transpired on any particular day in history – everything from fascinating facts, to interesting tidbits, to “strange-but-true” trivia, and more. In total, Today in History’s database has over 150,000 historical facts, and more are added regularly by Downshift LLC staff.

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News from Kirkville: the iTunes guy with tips, tricks and news

Kirk McElhearn is the Ask the iTunes Guy Our good friend Kirk McElhearn sends all kinds of great tips all the time, and with the new Music, he really deserves the “iTunes Guy” moniker he’s achieved. Here’s another batch of our favorites from August and September:

  • iOS 9 Spotlight App Search: All Apps Enabled by Default Doesn’t Make Sense
  • iOS 9 Sync Issues, and Shares a Trick for Syncing Videos Efficiently
  • Not Convinced by Apple Music? Here’s How to Turn Off Auto-Renewal
  • New Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Feature in iOS 9
  • How to Use Content Blockers (Ad Blockers) in iOS 9
  • Publishers Neglect of Ebook Quality is Frustrating
  • iOS 9 Security and Privacy Features Explained
  • Adjust 3D Touch Sensitivity on the iPhone 6s
  • Quickly check your battery levels.
  • Why I’m Paying for Apple Music
  • The Many Ways I Avoid Ads
  • Apple’s Bloated Website
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Today in History Launches updates for iOS and Android

 Today in History Launches updates for iOS and Android Today in History, which launched in 2009, provides users with a visual and text time capsule of what transpired on any particular day in history – everything from fascinating facts, to interesting tidbits, to “strange-but-true” trivia, and more. In total, Today in History’s database has over 150,000 historical facts, and more are added regularly by Downshift LLC staff.

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iScape for iOS – Visualize The Perfect Landscaping Project

 iScape 2.5.2 for iOS - Visualize The Perfect Landscaping Project Home Revivals has released iScape, an important update to its popular virtual landscaping design app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iScape’s powerful technology supplies the design tools users need to easily create and share virtual renderings of their outdoor spaces. While great artists can visualize how a design will look without ever putting paint on the canvas, most people can use all the help they can get, and that’s where the iScape app comes in handy.  Continue reading »

CollabraCam 2.0 is now available with 1080p HD video capture and more

CollabraCam 2.0 is now available with 1080p HD video capture and more Apptopus has loaded CollabraCam 2.0 into the App Store, and the first edition of the CollabraCam User Guide on iBooks. This update provides 1080p HD video capture, increased video quality and significantly reduced time to transfer clips from cameras to the director.

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Verba 3D – First of a kind, free app for adding true 3D text to photos

 Verba 3D - First of a kind, free app for adding true 3D text to photos How many times have you wanted to dress up your photos with 3D type? None? Well with all the horrible photography we’re seeing on the web these days, you’d think somone would like to have something to dress up that crap! Verba 3D is an all new iOS application for adding stunning 3D text to photos.

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