Posts tagged iPad

Microsoft Office for iPad apps

 Many people have been looking for Microsoft Office apps on the iPad for sometime now.  A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft finally released it.

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Packing Pro

 Packing Pro, a travel app for the iPhone, iPad & iPod touch by QuinnScape, is celebrating its 5th anniversary on the App Store. Originally based on the Packing (+TO DO!) app, which was released six months earlier, these apps were two of the first few thousand apps on the App Store, compared to the over one million that are currently there today.  Continue reading »

Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids

 Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids You TELL Me Stories has released Harry and Lulu 1.0, the fifth illustrated book app for iPad in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Designed to help parents learn and practice the most effective way to read to children, Harry and Lulu features WordWinks-questions, comments, and paraphrased vocabulary embedded in red within the text. While reading Harry and Lulu to their child, parents pause when they encounter red colored text, and read the question or comment in the more conversational tone of a parent rather than a narrator. Validated by educational researchers, the QC technique makes kids active participants in the reading process: enhancing listening, thinking, and talking skills.

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Math Stars 3.1 released for iPad – Popular Educational Game

 Math Stars 3.1 released for iPad - Popular Educational Game Have fun learning or improving your math skills. Play this game and become a Math Star! This highly addictive game is fun and helps players of all ages improve their math skills. The Math Stars for iPad app has recently been updated and is now available in the iTunes App Store. This app is one of the most popular and most downloaded apps developed by the Laura J. White Mobile Development team.

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Introducing Chore-inator, Making Household Chores Easy

 Introducing Chore-inator, Making Household Chores Easy Richmond, Virginia – The makers of Home Inventory, a Mac App Store Editors’ Choice and Mac App Store Best of 2013 pick, are proud to introduce Chore-inator, a new chore tracker app for the iPad. Chore-inator is picked by Apple as a Best New App on the App Store in the productivity category.

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Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids

 Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids You TELL Me Stories has released Harry and Lulu 1.0, the fifth illustrated book app for iPad in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Designed to help parents learn and practice the most effective way to read to children, Harry and Lulu features WordWinks-questions, comments, and paraphrased vocabulary embedded in red within the text. While reading Harry and Lulu to their child, parents pause when they encounter red colored text, and read the question or comment in the more conversational tone of a parent rather than a narrator. Validated by educational researchers, the QC technique makes kids active participants in the reading process: enhancing listening, thinking, and talking skills.

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iPad InfoManager : April iPads info and rumors roar into spring

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers New iPads in the rumor mill and battling tablets roar into 2014 …
* As Apple’s stock drops, pressure mounts for it to keep innovations …
* 2010 Steve Jobs email sheds light on product roadmap, mentions Apple TV with apps
* Apple’s Donations To (RED) In Fighting AIDS Top $70 Million
* iPad Air 2 Release Date May Still Be In October This Year
* Apple Undervalued – Shares Are Worth North Of $650
* #AskJeffTech: How to print from an iPad
* Rumored iPad Pro To Be Called iPad 6
* What Office for iPad Means for Apple
. . . and more

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Sight Reader – Complete Music Notation Tool upgraded to v 2.0

Sight Reader - Complete Music Notation Tool upgraded to v 2.0 byte3 LLC today is pleased to announce the release of Sight Reader version 2.0 for iPad. Sight Reader is a comprehensive learning tool, providing an immersive and interactive learning experience for music students.

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Melody Pro – A Powerful and Versatile Music Notation App for iOS

Melody Pro - A Powerful and Versatile Music Notation App for iOS Nextep LLC today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Melody Pro 1.0, their new music notation app for iPad devices. Melody Pro is a multifunctional tool for aspiring and professional musicians and composers with several features that allow users to access their sheet music on-the-go.

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Beat Boss – The electronic dance music sampler app with the most samples

Beat Boss - The electronic dance music sampler app with the most samples Electronic dance music fans and producers can now create a wide range of EDM synthesizer lines, drum beats and soundscapes with ‘Beat Boss’ 1.0, the loop sampler app for iOS devices. It features an array of drum loops, bass lines and sound fx samples. Boasting up to 54 sound pads it has the largest number of playable sound pads ever offered in a music app.

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Visionaries of the tech world who foresaw Apple’s future

This article on AppleInsider was published on April 1st.  It is an interesting look at people who have made predictions about Apple and how the author interprets those predictions.   Continue reading »

Google’s new privacy change affects 85% of iPhone users

According to this article on Quartz, “What Google really wants is for everybody to be signed in to their Google accounts all the time.”   Continue reading »

Puzzles, puzzles, puzzle games for iPad and iPhone users

Games InfoManager ... puzzle games for kids

GAMES InfoManager Happy April, getting the spring Games department rockin’ with a great line-up of American made puzzle and mind games! Some of these are very addictive, so be careful — also, please share your findings –good or bad– with UGNN Infomanager readers! Have fun
* Brain Fitness Fun; Strategy/Puzzler 5BY5 Brain Game Keeps You Thinking
* Lost Lands – an innovative puzzle game for logic puzzle enthusiasts
* Crossword for you Issue 01 – Popular puzzles and mind games
* Enjoy the thrill of playing against your Facebook friends
* Melesta Games launches puzzle game Freeze U for iOS
* The Pyramid Puzzle
. . . and more!

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Best Way to View MS Office Docs on iPad

Nektony has announced a new application for those who use Microsoft Office and iOS devices. Documents Viewer opens Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations, thus complementing the line of viewing tools as VSD Viewer that enables viewing of Microsoft Visio drawings. Commonly, Word, Excel and PowerPoint files can be opened on iOS. Natively, the iOS devices can display just the main document structure: dozen fonts and fonts formatting, lists, text boxes and images. Besides, they could be used as reading only documents. Continue reading »

Microsoft Office – iPad Version

This past week Microsoft released Office for the iPad.  It reportedly was completed 2 years ago, but was kept from market by the desire to distinguish the Microsoft Surface as a “business” or “productivity” machine compared to the iPad as a “consumption” machine.   Continue reading »