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5 Great Mobile Apps to Study Nature and Celebrate Earth Day

5 Great Mobile Apps to Study Nature and Celebrate Earth Day

Some of the most interesting educational apps ask students to explore and study the world outside the classroom. These five apps will inspire you to take an outdoor study break for further analysis. Leafsnap for iPad (Free) Leafsnap nurtures an appreciation for the beauty and diversity of one segment of our living ...

Barnes & Noble’s ‘Yuzu’ App Will Change the Way You Study

Barnes & Noble’s ‘Yuzu’ App Will Change the Way You Study

Barnes & Noble quietly launched the beta version of a new digital textbook app earlier this month. It’s called Yuzu, and it is currently available for the iPad and for web browsers. Yuzu is a digital education platform that Barnes & Noble says is going to “make the everyday learning experience remarkably ...

Facebook’s ‘Paper’ App Gets First Major Update, Adds New Features

Facebook’s ‘Paper’ App Gets First Major Update, Adds New Features

With Paper, Facebook set out to prove that it could "think small," rebuilding itself from the ground up for mobile devices. This meant removing lots of clutter, and in some cases, leaving out certain features that some Facebook users might have considered essential. Facebook just launched Paper 1.1, an update meant to add ...

Breeze by RunKeeper (iOS) Tracks Your Every Step

Breeze by RunKeeper (iOS) Tracks Your Every Step

RunKeeper is one of the most popular run-tracking apps for the iPhone, and on Thursday it's launching a new app called Breeze to take count of how much you're walking around, too. The app works only on the iPhone 5S and is based around its M7 motion processor, which is always collecting your steps in the background. Using ...

The 5 Best iPad Apps for Budding Computer Programmers

The 5 Best iPad Apps for Budding Computer Programmers

Computer engineering and program development are two of the fastest growing professions in the world. With such high demand, many developers have created mobile apps disguised as games that teach the basics from the Elementary School through High School levels. These five computer programming apps for kids may have cracked ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 9, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 9, 2014

Have you ever found yourself trapped in a group text message thread that you desperately wanted to escape? Until now, there was no way to get out of a situation like that without blocking your contacts’ phone numbers, but a new Android app called GroupXit is here to save the day. GroupXit pulls the text message threads ...

Adobe Announces Subscription-Only Lightroom Mobile for iPad, iPhone

Adobe Announces Subscription-Only Lightroom Mobile for iPad, iPhone

Adobe has heard the call from its users, and it’s bringing Lightroom to mobile devices, beginning with the iPad and coming soon to iPhone. The Lightroom mobile app offers the ability to work with RAW photos as you can on the desktop version, as well as smartphone and mobile images to get the most out of those shots you ...

Twitter Acquires Android Startup ‘Cover’

Twitter Acquires Android Startup ‘Cover’

Twitter on Monday announced it had acquired Cover, a small startup focused on smart suggestions of Android apps for users. The startup, which launched just six months ago, will join the microblogging company at its San Francisco headquarters. Cover deals with an interesting subject area: Using your smartphone’s sensors to ...

GroupXiT (Android) Lets You Escape Endless Group Texts

GroupXiT (Android) Lets You Escape Endless Group Texts

When it comes to group texts, nothing is more infuriating than being trapped in an endless barrage vibrations signaling nothing more than a "lol" or the occasional poop emoji. But until now, there was no convenient way to put an end to the madness without either A) blocking your friends or B) insulting them to the point ...

Comedy Central Launches iOS App, Offers Free Episodes to All

Comedy Central Launches iOS App, Offers Free Episodes to All

It's April Fools' Day, but with its new app, Comedy Central isn't kidding around. Viacom-owned network Comedy Central launched its app for iOS on Tuesday to replace a motley collection of clunky show-specific apps. The new application -- simply called Comedy Central -- offers full episodes of programs like "The Daily Show," ...