Educational - Latest Releases
Magic Town Launches: Virtual World Based on Picture Book Characters
May 16, 2012 - Interactive learning company Mindshapes is pleased to announce the launch of Magic Town, the first virtual world based on picture book characters. With content licensed from top publishers, Magic Town provides young children with a single destination for high quality, animated and interactive stories. At launch, Magic Town has 70 popular picture book titles, including more than 20 free stories. There will be 10-15 new titles added each month.
Best Children's Time Telling App Now Available on Mac, by GiggleUp
May 10, 2012 - Melbourne-based GiggleUp Pty Ltd today announces Interactive Telling Time for Mac OS X. Featured by Apple as 'App of the Week' in multiple countries, this carefully thought out educational app features five game modes and one tutorial mode designed for young learners. It is great for independent learning, with customizable difficulty levels to accompany the child's progress; but can also be a useful tool for parents to guide younger children in learning about the time in a fun and easy way.
SCOtutor for Mac Tutorial App now free for Mac, iPad and iPhone
Apr 30, 2012 - The top rated video tutorial app - SCOtutor for Mac - is now available as a free download from the Mac and iTunes App Stores. Designed with both new and experienced Mac users in mind, SCOtutor for Mac contains nearly three hours of video content. The tutorial assumes no prior knowledge of the Mac, and guides you from first principles to acheive a comfortable working knowledge of how to use a Mac. SCOtutor for Mac is now the #1 Free Education App in the UK & US on the Mac App Store.
CourseNotes 2.5 for Mac Improves Note Taking and Outlining Capabilities
Apr 17, 2012 - Dear Panda LLC has announced the release of CourseNotes 2.5 for Mac, the note-taking app popular in classrooms around the world with both students and educators alike. The latest version of CourseNotes takes note-taking on the Mac to the next level with true rich-text editing features including support for text highlighting, font colors and improved outining capabilities. Dear Panda today also announced an update to CourseNotes for iPad.
Web Help Desk Named Winner of eSchool Media 2012 Readers' Choice Award
Apr 12, 2012 - Web Help Desk, a leading provider of practical and flexible help desk software, announced it has been awarded an eSchool Media 2012 Readers' Choice Award for its comprehensive ITSM help desk solution. This award recognizes the ed-tech products and services proven to be effective as voted by nearly 1,400 eSchool Media readers in schools and colleges nationwide. Web Help Desk continues to be the recognized leader in easy to use help desk software.
Infovox iVox 3 provides 25 languages and 19 new voices to Mac OS X
Apr 11, 2012 - Today AssistiveWare and Acapela Group proudly announced the release of Infovox iVox 3, smooth and pleasant text to speech voices for Mac OS X. Infovox iVox 3 provides 61 system-wide voices in 25 languages to Mac OS X users and brings natural-sounding text to speech within reach of many more students, educators, and consumers, including people with vision, reading and speech impairments on a tight budget. These voices work with almost any application.
Brand new course on how to make iPhone games 70% early adopter discount
Apr 11, 2012 - Have you ever wanted to make a game? You have tried to Google tutorials and tried to learn how to code. You plow through tutorial after tutorial and get nowhere. After much frustration, you give up and put your fantastic game ideas aside. Luckily if you want to make iPhone, iPad, mac store and android games you can. If you take this course you can learn the basics of game design and learn how to make iPhone and iPad games with absolutely zero programming.
Electric Peel Releases Note-A-Lator for Mac 2.0
Apr 04, 2012 - Massachusetts based Electric Peel Software today announces Note-A-Lator for Mac 2.0, their music reading and theory quiz program for Mac OS X. Note-A-Lator helps students learn to read music and practice music theory by giving them customizable quizzes, and allows music teachers to make and print quizzes to give to their students. Version 2.0 features an all new interface, as well as new key, scale, interval and chord identification quizzes.
MEWshop and theC47 Present: The Filmmaker's Intensive 2012
Feb 21, 2012 - Manhattan Edit Workshop is pleased to announce its partnership with theC47 for The Filmmaker's Intensive, an annual two-week filmmaking workshop scheduled for June 9-24, 2012. The program allows both aspiring filmmakers and working professionals to immerse themselves in the multiple disciplines of cinematography, providing a true narrative filmmaking experience from pre- to post-production. Students will gain a deep understanding of both the technical and artistic aspects of filmmaking.