Susie Starkman

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iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study

Talk about a great endorsement – they just don’t get any better than this. Just in case you can’t read the quite text on the image above, here it is:<p>For the first time in 22 years of teaching, 100 percent of my kindergarten students went to first grade reading above grade level.<p>That’s from Kristi …

iPad Apps for Kids Get a Featured App Store Section

iOS 7 seems to have made looking for iPad apps for kids a bit easier. There’s now a dedicated, and permanent looking, section for Kids apps right off the App Store’s main Featured page.<p>The section is featured this week, and can also be seen by tapping on More on the Featured page’s top navigation …

In-App Purchases Not Going Away, Now Account for 76% of All iPhone Apps Sales - App Saga

Now that we’re closing in on nearly a million iOS apps available in Apple’s App Store, it seems like one monetization strategy for developers should …

Apps

Storyboard: An Easy Way to Create an Online Press Kit

Quick and easy – two core underlying components of many of the best Web and mobile apps out there. Too many of the wrong features can confuse; not enough of the right features and, well, traction can be difficult to garner.<p>With that in mind, Storyboard is the latest app to hit our radar that …

GDC 2013: Design and Print Your Own 3D Characters With Autodesk's 123D Creatures

Autodesk is a well-known software company that makes the programs that game designers and developers use to create the games you play and love, from …

Rise Alarm Clock Gains More Gestures And Features In Latest Update

Rise Alarm Clock has once again emerged with a significant update. Hailed by as here at AppAdvice as an App of the Week and as one of our Top 10 Best …

Top iPad apps gone free for

If you are looking for some exciting apps, then check out our list of the best iPad apps that have just gone free for a very limited time only. These …

Expedia 3.0 Brings Visual Itineraries to iOS & Android

We last caught up with Expedia back in November, just as it had rolled out a new iOS and Android mobile app, adding flight information, special offers and high-res hotel photos.<p>Now, the online travel behemoth has launched a much more significant update with version 3.0 for iOS and Android, …

Create iPhone Apps Easily With This Killer Video Course [Deals]

Have you ever wanted to build your own iOS apps but have no coding experience whatsoever?<p>That’s not a problem with this easy-to-follow video course – a course that you can take on your iPad, meaning you’ve got access both anytime and anywhere. In this course you’ll learn how to create apps using …

Apps

Mastering Evernote On Your Mac [Feature]

Evernote is a fantastic app that lets you manage your digital life, letting you store and synchronize notes, pictures, audio, video, and web pages with ease. It works across Mac and iOS devices easily and simply, with a simple login to rule them all.<p>The following are five tips and tricks that …

Apps

Get A Nest Thermostat Designed By The Father Of The iPod At A Killer Discount [Deals]

The Nest thermostat isn’t just an incredible next-gen thermostat that allows you to change and program your house’s heating or cooling via an iPhone or iPad: it’s also designed and created by Tony Fadell, the so-called father of the iPod.<p>It’s also expensive like an iPod, usually retailing for …

Apple Wants App Engineer To Bring New Features To FaceTime & iMessage

Apple is on the hunt for a new iOS Communications Application Engineer who will be responsible for implementing new features into FaceTime and iMessage, “taking the revolutionary iPhone to the next level.” The position is based at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, according to a new …

Apple

Hand-Cranked Sun & Cloud Camera Is Always Ready To Go

Tempted as I am by the likes of the amazing Fujifilm X100s, I know that I’ll keep coming back to my iPhone 5 camera thanks to its combo of convenience, quality, connect-ability and apps. But the Sun & Cloud camera has just the right balance of price to quirky novelty to get me interested.<p>The main …

Flipboard 2.0 Arrives With Customizable Magazines, Web Bookmarklet, Commenting, And More

Today Flipboard received a huge 2.0 update that brings a slew of new features and additions, most notably the ability to create custom magazines and share them with friends. You can assemble articles, photos, audio and video into a collage of content that Flipboard will format. It’s a big step …

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1Password Safari Extension Updated… With Animations!

If you’re not using 1Password on your Mac and iOS devices, you might as well just package up your bank and credit-card details, your passwords, your passport and your ID, and mail the parcel off to Russia or China, clearly marked “FAO: Identity Thieves. ”<p>If you <i>are</i> using 1Password, then you’ll be …

Enhance Your Mac With 9 Top Mac Apps: The Mac Variety Bundle 3.0 [Deals]

This Cult of Mac Deals offer has something for every Mac user out there. Whether you’re trying to find files faster, take better notes, enable more effective window management, or level up your contact organization, The Mac Variety Bundle 3.0 has got you covered.<p>The bundle includes 9 top Mac apps – …

Mac Apps

Mastering iCloud On Your Mac: Use iClouDrive To Access Your Files Like Dropbox [OS X Tips]

Remember iDisk? It was a great feature of the otherwise forgettable MobileMe service, and it let you access your free Apple-provided internet disk space just like Dropbox or Google Drive do now.<p>Interestingly, you can make iCloud work the same way, with a little app called iClouDrive, from Zibity …

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