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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 ...

Facebook Home Adds Integration for Instagram, Tumblr and More

Facebook Home Adds Integration for Instagram, Tumblr and More

Facebook is acknowledging that most smartphone owners want a broader view of the social-networking universe, not just a window to planet Facebook. Starting Thursday, the company is incorporating Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram content into the Facebook Home lock screen experience, marking the biggest modification ...

Snapchat ‘Stories’ Introduces a Timeline of Recent Snaps

Snapchat ‘Stories’ Introduces a Timeline of Recent Snaps

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's hands are shaking as he points to his iPhone. He's unmistakably nervous, and not in a sweaty, early-Mark Zuckerberg kind of way. There must be a lot on his mind as the young CEO of a company bounding toward a $1 billion valuation — a company that has changed the course of being a teenager in ...

FindIt for Android Searches Your Gmail, Dropbox and Google Drive

FindIt for Android Searches Your Gmail, Dropbox and Google Drive

A little over two months after FindIt first launched for iPhone, the email- and file-search app has now quietly rolled out on Android too. It’s a beautifully designed app, one that currently connects with Gmail, Google Drive and Dropbox, though there is scope for opening this up to additional cloud-based services in the ...