Aug 12, 2015 - Indie developer, Jan Essig today introduces Grammar Challenge 1.3, an important update to his entertaining and educational game for iOS devices that teaches English grammar and spelling in an entertaining way. Users can brush up on parts of speech, conjugation or declination, tenses and types of sentences by matching pairs of cards, or dragging the correct categories to their proper terms. Version 1.3 brings improved scrolling and audio, as well as localized instructions for German & Swedish.
Aug 11, 2015 - Written Chinese today announces WCC Chinese Dictionary 1.5.0, a major update to its Chinese language learning app for iOS devices. Featuring an intuitive dashboard, one click character recognition, flashcards, a learner's library, and character stroke animation, WCC Dictionary now offers a complete suite of tools to help students, backpackers, and business travelers maximize their Chinese. A search bar quickly translates and defines each individual Chinese character in a sentence or paragraph.
Aug 07, 2015 - Virtual Space announces Mum explain to me 1.3 for iOS, an app specifically designed for children with autism and mental retardation. The app serves to help develop children's cognitive skills, improve social adaptation as well as recover their psychic and emotional health. The app uses pictures of familiar objects that are marked and voiced. While playing the child will learn to identify objects and categorize them by a certain common feature which is a very important for their development.
Aug 06, 2015 - DADA Company advances its strategy to enter the educational sector through the acquisition of Arloon's app catalog. Arloon has developed in a short period of time a surprising and innovative portfolio, focusing on elementary education (6-12 years old), harnessing the potential of new technologies such as Augmented Reality to enhance the learning experience. The transaction strengthens DADA Company's position as a leading company worldwide in the education sector.
Aug 03, 2015 - Virginia based independent publishing company, Jolly Books, LLC today introduces True Heroes 1781, their first game in a series of history mystery apps. Explore colonial times and discover life in the 1700's! True Heroes 1781 is an educational app for elementary to middle school aged children and is loaded with historical fun. The app teaches kids about George Washington, life in colonial times and the birth of America. It features games, videos and more than a dozen historical facts.
Jul 29, 2015 - In order to contribute to the learning of 0 to 5 years old children, Enter2game launched Animated Animals 2.0.5 for iOS & Android devices. This application helps teach the names and sounds of over 20 animals in eight languages. In addition to the language development of the child, Animated Animals works with other learning processes and stimulates the development of basic skills & acquisition of new knowledge through painting and fitting games, with graphics and animations targeted at children.
Jul 22, 2015 - Wobbleworks LLC has released Luminos 8.3, its second free feature update this year for its flagship astronomy app for iOS. Luminos is the award-winning, all-in-one astronomy app that goes beyond simple stargazing. The app now offers tracking and display of meteor showers, presented as 3D objects which can be viewed either from the ground or from orbit. Luminos also includes new ways to share and automate the control of the app.
Jul 21, 2015 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today introduces How to Identify Minerals 1.0, an educational Earth Science app for iPad. This app introduces students and teachers to Earth's minerals in an interactive guide with HD videos that illustrates mineral identification techniques. Topics explored include: how minerals are different than rocks; how atomic structure influences the formation of minerals; how and where minerals form; how minerals are grouped; and the properties used to identify a mineral sample.
Jul 20, 2015 - Independent developer, Tomas Masiulis today announces Brain Speed 1.1 for iOS devices, an educational game that helps improve a player's ability to think fast. The more the brain is trained, the stronger it becomes! Brain Speed will help users to train their brain and keep it fit. At the same time the game is fun, and a good way to relax during a lunch break or after a busy day. The purpose of the game is to find sequences of numbers as fast as possible.