Education - Latest Releases
Star Walk Widget Brings Up-to-the-minute Astronomy to iOS8
Nov 06, 2014 - Virginia based Vito Technology today announces Star Walk - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide 7.0.4 for iOS, a major upgrade to their augmented reality stargazing guide for spotting over 200,000 stars, planets, constellations, satellites and galaxies in the night sky. Real time motion tracking tells you what stars are above you in the sky. The new version adds support for iOS 8 and a new widget that tells users about the upcoming visible celestial events, moon phase, time of sunset and more.
Educational game Boto the Pink Dolphin emphasizes child creativity
Oct 31, 2014 - Creative Bomb announces its new educational game Boto the Pink Dolphin for kids ages five and under. It is based on the mysterious but true story of the smart pink dolphin who swim in the Amazon River. As children play Boto, they work on six different stages of learning: pattern recognition, memory and puzzle problem-solving and more. Ultimately kids use the colors, shapes and patterns they've learned while playing. Boto the Pink Dolphin is available in the iTunes Store and on Google Play.
Fly to stars and examine the Solar System with Explorium-Space for Kids
Oct 31, 2014 - Puppet Life is thrilled to announce its new game Explorium series - Space for Kids for iOS and Android devices. It is especially designed for kids from 4 to 8 years old and available in 5 languages (English, Russian, German, French and Spanish). The app gives children a unique opportunity to examine our Solar System and discover its wonders. Explorium-Space for Kids also provides an effective memory and attention training, challenges logic skills, and more.
The Cutest Nursery Rhymes Entertain Kids on iPhone and iPad
Oct 31, 2014 - Touchzing Media today introduces Cute Nursery Rhymes & Songs For Kids 1.0, a sing-along app for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android devices. With lots of interactive elements and sounds, toddlers will love these nursery rhymes and songs. The scenes are artistically drawn and painted and are fun for babies to use. Featuring five favorite kids songs, toddlers have a lot to play with, as all the characters and things on the screen do actions or make sounds on touching them.
Main Idea App Makes Learning Fun for Children Who Find Reading Difficult
Oct 29, 2014 - Happy Frogs Apps today introduces Main Idea - Short Texts 1.0, their new kid's educational app for iOS devices. Designed for children grades 2-5, Main Idea - Short Texts is an app that helps children master reading comprehension. Reading comprehension skills are built incrementally through a game-like format with a fun and engaging rewards system. New levels are unlocked only when users are ready as they master new skills. Users are always gently guided to correct ones, reducing frustration.
Update to Predictable enables people with MND/ALS to use their own voice
Oct 28, 2014 - Today London based Therapy Box has released Predictable which allows people who have lost their voices due to MND to replace synthetic text-to-speech with their own voice. Predictable allows a person to type a message using the intelligent word prediction, which learns their pattern of use, making prediction even faster. The app now allows people to use ModelTalker voices for an even more personal experience. People can bank their voice and then directly use it within Predictable.
Speaking Times Tables HD for iPad - really simple and fun multiplication
Oct 23, 2014 - Mindwarp Consultancy Ltd today introduces Speaking Times Tables HD 1.0.0, their new children's math app for Apple's iPad device. With immediate feedback a key feature, Speaking Times Tables HD offers children an interactive spoken word approach to learning important multiplication skills. The screens showing the problems use bright, vibrant colors and feature fun and engaging sounds with a cute monkey theme. The beauty of the app is that is uses a real voice, like a parent reading to the child.
Get ready to spook with Scary Story Kit this Halloween
Oct 22, 2014 - Striding Bird Productions announces Scary Story Kit 1.81, an update to their popular oral storytelling app for iOS devices. Perfect for Halloween, slumber-parties, camps, and any scary situation, Scary Story Kit endows iPhone and iPad users with unique tools to tell their very own horror stories. Create extraordinary scary storytelling experiences and scare your friends, family and everyone else that dares cross your path! Version 1.81 is now a Universal app as well as supports iOS8.
Clever App Helps Students Have Fun Doing Homework With Friends
Oct 21, 2014 - Up and coming development company, HuddleUp LLC announces HuddleUp 2.1, an update to its unique student collaborative app for iOS. HuddleUp allows fellow classmates to digitally team up with their friends and work together on homework and other like assignments. The app's user-friendly design makes it simple and convenient for users to work with each other and tackle assignments. The GPS locater allows users to easily connect with their friends and form a "huddle" with those nearby.