Educational - Latest Releases
Solar Walk for Mac as a New Way to Learn Astronomy
Feb 08, 2013 - Vito Technology today announces Solar Walk, an update to their award winning solar system model for Mac OS X. Highly praised by parents and teachers and featured in Apple's Back to School selection, Solar Walk 2.0.1 comes with new information, making it the most comprehensive interactive solar system model on the Mac App Store. Other additions include advanced graphical makeover, new interface tweaks and an interactive newbie guide to the most astonishing phenomena of the solar system.
SchwanSongs Announces Whirlwind WordSearch, New Word-Search App for Mac
Feb 04, 2013 - Independent software developer SchwanSongs Software announces the release and immediate availability of WhirlWind WordSearch 1.0, a new versatile word-search puzzle maker for Mac. WhirlWind WordSearch is tailored to create professional-looking word-search puzzles aimed at beginners or advanced puzzle solvers. Using Whirlwind WordSearch, the user can generate many puzzles from their own word sets, choose the difficulty and the size of the puzzle, and choose from a wide variety of built-in shapes.
123 Kids Fun Peekaboo - New App for Kids on the Mac App Store
Jan 23, 2013 - 123 Kids Fun Apps Collection today introduces 123 Kids Fun PEEKABOO 1.0, their new children's game title developed for Mac OS X. Designed specifically for toddlers, ages 1-3, 123 Kids Fun PEEKABOO is an educational interactive hide and seek game. Your child will discover step by step the world of sounds that correspond to characters and items. Learn the name of each animal, insect and vehicle which will help them with their letter recognition skills.
123 Kids Fun GAMES 1.0 for Mac - 7 Different Learning Games in 1 App
Jan 20, 2013 - 123 Kids Fun Apps today introduces 123 Kids Fun GAMES 1.0 for Mac OS X. One of the largest kid's apps available, 123 Kids Fun GAMES features 6 interactive animated games in the following categories: Alphabet, Numbers, Sounds & Words, Shapes, Animals, and Break Balloons. Each of the first 4 categories includes both Learning and Playing modes. The special effects are eye-catching, and characters display a personality of their own, complete with facial expression and sound.
Infovox iVox adds first genuine children's voices to Mac OS X
Nov 05, 2012 - Today AssistiveWare and Acapela Group announced the release of Infovox iVox 3.1, which brings the first four genuine, natural-sounding children's voices to Mac OS X. In addition, the update adds three new male voices. These voices work with any Mac application. Besides adding new voices, Infovox iVox 3.1 also fixes an issue with characters with diacritical marks. Words that contain accents will now be pronounced correctly in any foreign language.
Participants 1.1 for Mac - Taking Attendance Has Never Been Easier
Oct 10, 2012 - Sprightly Software introduces Participants 1.1, a first of its kind attendance taking app for Mac makes it easier than ever to record attendance. Perfect for teachers, business people, group organizers, or anyone that needs to take attendance. Participants keeps a history of attendees for individual events and a history of events for each participant, letting users quickly check a participant's history. Version 1.1 includes improved print handling, and many other bug fixes and new features.
SCOtutor for Mountain Lion Tutorial now on Mac App Store
Sep 28, 2012 - ScreenCastsOnline released SCOtutor for Mountain Lion, a new video tutorial app. OSX Mountain Lion is the latest OS from Apple and SCOtutor for Mountain Lion takes you through the basics in a simple, easy to follow, logical structure. Whether new to the Mac or an experienced Mac users, Don McAllister shows how to get the most out of Apple's new Operating System by following this new study guide, packed with over 2 hours of HD video tutorials, organised into 30 easily digestible lessons.
SOUND BEGINNINGS 1.0 for Mac OS-Six Learning Games Teach Phonics
Sep 25, 2012 - Preschool University today introduces SOUND BEGINNINGS 1.0 for Mac OS X, the 4th in their series of educational apps that help young children learn to read. Utilizing proven Montessori principles, SOUND BEGINNINGS helps build strong phonics skills and helps develop foundational reading skills. Six learning games offer practice using the sounds and not the names of the letters, and lowercase instead of uppercase letters at the beginning, middle, and end of words.
Ultralingua's New Online Dictionary Serves Students Better
Aug 09, 2012 - Following extensive research into language students' needs, Ultralingua releases a new online dictionary, verb tool, and grammar reference for Spanish, French, German, Italian, and more. With 15 years of experience making premier dictionary software, Ultralingua is launching a completely redesigned online reference service this week. Accessible for free, it includes all of the reference materials language students need, no matter which educational program they follow.