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The best note-taking apps for the iPad and Apple Pencil

With the new 9.7-inch iPad, the Apple Pencil at last comes to the masses. Apple’s recent push to get its scrappy tablet back in schools means you no …

Five iOS Apps Worth Checking Out - March 2018

On our YouTube channel, we've got a monthly series that highlights new, interesting, fun, and useful apps that we think are worth downloading and checking out.<p>There are so many apps on the iOS App Store, which makes it hard to find new content, and it can also be easy to overlook great apps that …

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Best Productivity Apps

If you’re looking for a way to create marketing materials on your iPhone or iPad, Over is a great way to go. The app is easy to use and allows you to create professional-looking graphics so you can promote that event you’re hosting or product you’re launching. Once in the app, you can peruse the …

Free Platform Lets Teachers Find and Share Their Favorite Resources

It was a bittersweet moment for Ashley Lamb-Sinclair as she walked away from her middle-school classroom for the final time last year, flicked the …

The Texas Infographic

Happy Texas Independence Day! March 2, 1836 was when when sixty delegates signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. This event marked Texas’ …

Infographics

These are the best apps for your new Mac of 2017

New Mac? Start here<p>Whether you’re unwrapping your first Mac, or getting an upgrade, you’ll need some apps for your new computer. We’re here to help, with some of our best picks to get you started.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used apps and utilities for the technology we use every day.</i> …

17 apps that will help you become a more productive person

I've spent most of my life in awe of early birds. You know the type: People who can jump out of bed at 5:00 a.m., run a mile, actually eat breakfast, and still make it to work on time.<p>As a night owl, I often struggle to be productive during the day. I've tried productivity hacks to no avail, and I …

Family Fights For Down Syndrome Inclusion

The lives of Americans with Down syndrome are very different from a generation ago. Despite the progress, schools and families often differ on how …

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

Shopping

The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

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The 11 iPhone apps I can't live without

1. Venmo<p><i>Avery Hartmans/Business Insider</i><p>How did we all go out to group dinners or split rent before Venmo? As someone who rarely has cash, this app …

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Wireless Headphone Review: iHome Bluetooth Sport Headphones

I've owned several iHome products and I usually think of them as a home accessory vendor. But I had the opportunity to try the company's <b>iB80 Bluetooth Sport Headphones ($59.99)</b> while working out at the gym and I came away impressed. I was skeptical because, from the picture on the box, these …

Workflow Makes It Easier to Create, Share, and Import Workflows

iOS: Workflow is an intensely powerful app for iOS that allows you to create small little micro-apps that trigger specific actions inside an app, …

The 50 Best Apps of the Year

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Popular Email Client Cloud Magic is now Newton, and it’s Packed with Power Features

One of my favorite email clients, Cloud Magic is now <i>Newton</i>. Cloud Magic was already a clean, fast reliable way to navigate and triage your email. With a reliable push notification system, and versions for both iOS and Mac, Newton had developed into a mature ecosystem. Now that they have built their …

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Office Lens app for great note snapping in class

In a series of great little apps for the classroom, please enter Microsoft’s Office Lens app (Android / iOS) which is free.Simply put, rather than …

6 Apps and Browser Extensions That Make Your Deal Hunting Effortless

Your time is more precious than money—don't waste it hunting for a good deal when there are a number of phone and web apps that will do the legwork …

Apps

How to add your signature to Mac and insert it into a PDF

OS X has so many hidden gems that it never seizes to surprise even those who have been using it for years. One super useful feature of the Preview …

Apps

'Blockhead' Plug Provides Space Saving Solution for Apple Wall Adapters

Ten One Design today announced the "Blockhead," a side-facing plug for Apple chargers that will allow users to place the large wall adapters flush and parallel with a wall to save space, and open up more possibilities for charging behind large furniture. The accessory replaces the detachable prongs …

5 Websites That Will Revolutionize Your Math Teaching

There are so many resources out there for teachers, but it can be hard to pick and choose which websites are worth spending time on.<p>If you want to …

Learning Tools For Microsoft OneNote May Be One Of The Most Disruptive Education Technologies Yet

Last week, Microsoft quietly released a public preview of “Learning Tools for OneNote.” This Microsoft hackathon winner is an add-in for OneNote designed to improve the reading and writing experience for students. When Jeff Petty, the accessibility lead for Windows for education, showed me the …

Education Technology

Original Fantastical for Mac is now officially over, Fantastical 2 is 20% off until January 10

The original Fantastical, the popular calendar and reminders app which basically launched developer Flexibits back in 2011, has received its final …

App Store

Discover the world around you through Curiosity by Tamper

The interface of Curiosity is simple and clean, which will appeal to any minimalists out there. The app features plenty of white so that reading is …

The 10 Best Long-Wear Eyeliners Money Can Buy

The editors have spoken 🙌<p>Finding a good eyeliner is like finding the perfect scent. Calling it a challenge would be an understatement. The wealth of options make it nearly impossible to choose what is right for you. And there's nothing worse than splurging on liner that you later discover is a …

These 16 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

Help Students Get Organized with My Study Life

<i>This is a guest post from Jennfer Carey (@TeacherJenCarey) of EdTechTeacher - an advertiser on this site.</i><p>Students and teachers often operate on …

10 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

But it doesn't make the best apps.<p>If you have an iPhone, you know this. You're stuck with certain apps — like Stocks, Tips, Game Center, Calendar, Weather, and Newsstand, among others.<p>You can't delete them from your phone— the best you can do is hide them in a folder, far, far away from your home …

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4 Writing Tips to Help the Writing Process

<i>Make Writing Essays Easier</i> My student cried when I showed her how to voice type in Google. Then, instead of 90 words in one class period, she typed …

Video Review: The Juiceboxx Keeps Your MacBook Charger Cord From Fraying

For our latest video review, we went hands-on with the Juiceboxx, a MacBook accessory that originated on Kickstarter. Many of us MacBook owners have suffered from a frayed MacBook charger cord, which is a condition that the Juiceboxx aims to prevent.<p>The Juiceboxx is a small plastic cover that wraps …

My Favourite Uses for Siri on My iPad

I tend to use Siri a lot more on my Apple Watch and iPhone 5S, but there are still some great uses for it on the iPad. Apple wasn’t exaggerating those numbers during WWDC either: Siri really has gotten a lot faster over the past year — especially during the last few months. So if you’ve dabbled …

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