Mar 26, 2014 - Two high school seniors are launching a business on Kickstarter next month. They will be the youngest Kickstarter users legally allowed to launch on the site. It is an inspiring story demonstrating passion and curiosity. The site will teach guitar in an entirely new way utilizing custom software built by co-founder Jack, who began developing apps at age 14 and built a tablet at age 12. His best friend and co-founder, Brian, is a self-taught master of guitar who created the modern curriculum.
Mar 06, 2014 - The Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy digital textbook series for iPad and Mac is specifically designed to take full advantage of digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. Search for minerals by selecting physical properties, optical properties, Dana number, Dana class, or many other classification and occurrence criteria. Written by Melinda Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter, this textbook is illustrated by Dennis Tasa and available for iPad and Mac on iBooks.
Jan 30, 2014 - Rome-based independent start-up, Bridge Comm today introduces PDF Viewer Pro 1.2, their PDF document viewer and annotator for Mac OS X. Specifically designed for students and those who work extensively with PDF documentation, PDF Viewer Pro allows users to annotate and export highlights and notes (including images) for further processing. Users can choose to view their PDF documents in the traditional vertical scrolling mode or in book mode. All PDF documents can be shared via iCloud.
Jan 28, 2014 - AssistiveWare and Acapela Group announced today the release of Infovox iVox 4.0, which brings to Mac OS X a total of 31 new Text to Speech voices. These include the first ever genuine, natural-sounding bilingual American Spanish-English children's voices, a male bilingual American Spanish-English voice, 16 expressive voices to speak with more emotion, four new specialty voices, a new Polish voice and our first Japanese, Korean and Chinese voices.
Oct 29, 2013 - Wanderful Interactive Storybooks today releases Jack Prelutsky's classic children's poetry book in interactive form. These poems are now available as a fun and humorous way to introduce children to Poetry for Mac OSX computers. Originally released as part of the revolutionary Living Books series by Broderbund Software, "The New Kid on the Block" has been updated with new features and is the ninth title released in the new Wanderful series.
Oct 07, 2013 - EUROCOMP today announces that its popular mathematics software PocketCAS for iPhone and iPad is now also available for Mac OS X. PocketCAS is a very advanced computer algebra system which makes iOS devices and Macs capable of calculating mathematical problems in just seconds. The main target groups are scientists, engineers, teachers and students. It is discounted by 50 percent for a limited time. Features include Linear Algebra functions for matrices and vectors, 2D & 3D Plots, and more.
Aug 06, 2013 - InfoLogic today releases MathMagic Personal Edition 8.6, their award-winning multi-purpose mathematical equation editor for Mac OS X. MathMagic Personal is a standalone equation editor for math equations and scientific symbols. Version 8.6 supports SVG saving, more Frame types and Templates, and comes with more math fonts. Works as a stand-alone app so those equations written in MathMagic can be used by wide range of applications by drag & drop, copy & paste, or by exporting to external files.
Jul 09, 2013 - Kitestack Software today introduces Flashcard Hero 1.0 for OS X, which allows students to memorize factual information easily, using stylish, customized, virtual flashcards. Unlike similar apps, Flashcard Hero looks and works like a word processing app. Cards can contain numbered or bulleted lists, bold, underline, and italic text. The app features color-coded grouping of cards, easy import of existing decks, a difficulty rating for each card, expandable & editable text, and a progress summary.
May 17, 2013 - Wanderful, Inc. has received the prestigious Editor's Choice Award from Children's Technology Review for its interactive storybook, Ruff's Bone. Ruff's Bone is the eighth title, originally published by Living Books but enhanced & updated for Mac OSX computers by Wanderful, and the third of these titles to receive the coveted Editor's Choice Award. The interactive story tells the tale of Ruff who eagerly awaits his Sunday bone given to him each week by his master, who throws it for Ruff to fetch.