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How to tell if your child’s educational app is actually educational

• Learn with Homer: “It takes you into an immersive literacy experience that blends learning to read and reading to learn. It allows you to make up your own stories and write your own stories and publish your own stories. It’s a much bigger platform than a single app.” <br>• Toontastic: “It’s a story …

Apps

4 Simple Steps To Get Great Posture (Video)

Our posture both reflects and creates how we feel and how we live, so obviously good posture is so important! When it's not so good, we often feel …

VMware Cloud

How to add spaces to your Mac's Dock using Terminal

I've set up spaces to separate the apps I use: My Internet apps are all grouped together, as are my writing tools and creative apps, all with spaces …

Experiment confirms quantum theory weirdness

The bizarre nature of reality as laid out by quantum theory has survived another test, with scientists performing a famous experiment and proving …

How to type the  Apple symbol with your iPhone or iPad

How do you type the  Apple symbol on your iPhone or iPad? After posting the keyboard shortcuts roundup yesterday, I was flooded with requests (and …

The Miracle Face Mask That Fixes Congested Skin

<i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm and Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically famous. While we love so</i> …

Ambiq Micro has made a chip that consumes 10 times less energy

Ambiq Micro, a semiconductor company in Austin, Texas, has been working for the last five years to build a lower-power chip by applying to silicon a …

A UICollectionView Based Component For Creating Stacked Card Layouts Like Passbook And Reminders

Previously I mentioned a component for creating stacked navigation controllers inspired by the Evernote food app.<p>Here’s an open source component …

Open Source iOS Component For Creating Customizable Stylish Timers

I’ve mentioned a few controls for creating timers in the past such as TTCounterLabel that allows you to create timer labels with different fonts for …

Open Source iOS Infinite Scrolling UICollectionView Based Calendar Component With Clean Styling

Early last year I mentioned a nice smooth infinite scrolling monthly calendar component based upon UICollectionView called DayFlow.<p>Here’s an open …

iOS Component For Drag And Drop Reorderable Views With Support For Adding/Deleting Views

Here’s an open source UI component providing an easy-to-implement Swift based grid view with support for drag and drop re-ordering called …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

Here's Why Rivers Almost Never Flow In A Straight Line

This is probably something you learned in elementary school: Rivers almost never flow in a straight line. Instead, they twist and turn along serpentine paths.<p>But why exactly is that so?<p>A new video by YouTube’s MinuteEarth (above) gives the surprisingly complicated answer, showing how even the …

Apple's got a mess on its hands in Mesa, Arizona

OK, I’ve read the court papers filed last week by GT Advanced Technologies in a New Hampshire bankruptcy court.<p>Not much was revealed about where …