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Cracking the Code on the Best iPad Apps for Budding Computer Programmers

Cracking the Code on the 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 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 ...

American Well is Launching a Video Chat Doctor App

American Well is Launching a Video Chat Doctor App

These days, the list of things you can do with your phone is a long one. Now you can add visiting the doctor to that list. American Well is launching an app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices that can be used to connect with a doctor for a video-chat visit. A typical 10-minute visit costs $49. The telehealth company has ...

Google Play Will Highlight Tablet Apps Starting on November 21

Google Play Will Highlight Tablet Apps Starting on November 21

Google on Friday announced that next month it will change which apps are presented to tablet owners when they visit Google Play. The company is looking to emphasize apps that are built specifically for the devices, and bury everything else. There are two changes coming on November 21 for tablet owners browsing Google Play: ...

These Mobile Apps Help Advanced Mathematics Students Excel

These Mobile Apps Help Advanced Mathematics Students Excel

Students who excel in mathematics should continue to refine their skill set even when class isn’t in session. Here are five advanced mathematics apps for high schoolers that can help come test time. They can also leverage what a student knows for private studying. Trigonometry Trigonometry is a simple, attractive and ...

Aereo Launching Android App on October 22

Aereo Launching Android App on October 22

Aereo announced on Thursday that it will be releasing an Android app on October 22. It’ll launch as a public beta in the Google Play store and will only be available to existing Aereo subscribers, where the controversial antenna and Internet-based television service is already available. Aereo is unique in that it uses a ...

Twitter to Optimize App for Android Tablets, Starting with Samsung

Twitter to Optimize App for Android Tablets, Starting with Samsung

Twitter announced on Thursday it is updating its Android app with optimizations for tablets. Unfortunately, the new version will first be available on Samsung tablets, starting Thursday with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1-2014 Edition, and it will only come to other Android tablets by the end of the year. In the new landscape ...

Amazon ‘Appstore Developer Select’ Offers Perks to Fire OS App Developers

Amazon ‘Appstore Developer Select’ Offers Perks to Fire OS App Developers

Amazon launched a new program on Tuesday specifically aimed at developers who optimize their apps and games for its Appstore and Fire OS. Called Appstore Developer Select, the initiative gives developers marketing and economic benefits to improve app discovery and increase sales. Developers receive credits equaling 25 ...

PayPal’s ‘Payment Code’ Offers You a New Way to Shop

PayPal’s ‘Payment Code’ Offers You a New Way to Shop

Another day, another announcement of a product aimed at getting shoppers to buy stuff in retail stores using an app on their phone instead of a physical credit card or cash. This one — from PayPal, called Payment Code — lets users pay through their PayPal app or a retailer’s app integrated with PayPal in a few steps. ...

Microsoft Office Coming to iPad After Touch-Based Version Lands on Windows

Microsoft Office Coming to iPad After Touch-Based Version Lands on Windows

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed that the company is planning to bring Office to the iPad with a touch user interface. Speaking at a Gartner event in Florida on Tuesday, Ballmer said "iPad will be picked up when there's a touch first user interface." That touch first interface appears to be making its way to the ...

These Five Apps Improve Grammar and Composition

These Five Apps Improve Grammar and Composition

Ah, grammar and writing! Impossible for many to master, this subject will be key throughout your child’s life. Being skilled at writing and knowing grammar rules as they apply helps bolster essays (particularly on standardized tests!). Also, an eloquently worded argument can be much more convincing. These five apps, some ...