My App Smart column this week was about a subject very close to home: Finding apps. Specifically it concerns the type of app that helps you to discover the best, or perhaps cheapest, among the hundreds of thousands of other apps out there for your device.
One of the simplest and most useful app-finder apps I’ve used for a long time is Apps Gone Free, free on iOS.
Pressing Play’s The Thing: Publisher Uses Apple’s iBooks Author Tool To Build iPad Editions Of Shakespeare | TechCrunch4 October 2012
Sourcebooks, a U.S. book publisher, has used Apple’s iBooks Author tool to launch iPad editions of three Shakespeare plays on Apple’s iBooks 2 store. The iBooks include extra content focused on the history of each play’s performance — including photos, videos and audio clips of readings from various actors, along with study-friendly staples such as glossary resources, note-taking and highlighting features.
Schools using a new web-based IT survey tool are reporting an increased ability to monitor the success of their IT programs, plan strategically, and make funding requests more persuasive.
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Profhacker contributor Ryan Cordell shares the nine essential Mac apps that power his semester.
Project Bamboo is currently piloting a directory of tools, services, and collections that can facilitate digital research. This evolution of Lisa Spiro’s DiRT wiki includes new ways of browsing and commenting on the entries. Please send us feedback on how to improve the site!
AirPlay mirror your iPhone 4S, iPad 2 or the new iPad to any Mac, wirelessly.
Record. Easily capture the screen of your iOS device and save it as a video file for later review.
Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything’s flexible and integrated design. Use Explain Everything as an interactive whiteboard using the iPad2 video display.
Inform is a design system for interactive fiction based on natural language. It is a radical reinvention of the way interactive fiction is designed, guided by contemporary work in semantics and by the practical experience of some of the world’s best-known writers of IF.
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