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MakerBot Releases an iPhone App to Control 3D Printing from Anywhere

MakerBot Releases an iPhone App to Control 3D Printing from Anywhere

If you have a fifth-generation MakerBot Replicator 3D printer and an iPhone today is your lucky day. MakerBot announced the availability of MakerBot Mobile for the iPhone. The app gives you access to your 3D printing library and Thingiverse via the cloud. In addition to accessing all of your files, the app lets you control ...

Marco Polo (iOS) Helps You Find Your Phone by Yelling for It

Marco Polo (iOS) Helps You Find Your Phone by Yelling for It

Thanks to the new Marco Polo app, available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, you can now find your hidden device by shouting "Marco!" loudly. It will respond "Polo!," so you know where to look for it. Silently running until you need it, Marco Polo can be customized with 30 different voice options. The input phrase can ...

SNATZ (iOS, Android) Keeps You Up to Date on the Tech News You Care About

SNATZ (iOS, Android) Keeps You Up to Date on the Tech News You Care About

Want an instant, simple way to stay up to date with the most important and emerging tech news? SNATZ can help. SNATZ recommends tech articles and trends that fit your interests -- even if your tastes and interests are obscure. It'll also filter out the stuff you don't care about, even if those stories are popular. SNATZ, ...

5 Mobile Apps Aimed to Aid Autistic Students and Their Parents

5 Mobile Apps Aimed to Aid Autistic Students and Their Parents

Those living with autism can benefit from supplemental help provided by mobile apps. The majority of apps below are on the pricier side, but the cost is negligible when compared to buying loads of other apps, books and computer programs that specialize in autism education. See.Touch.Learn Pro ($29.99 ...

SpotHero Takes the Pain Out of Parking in NYC

SpotHero Takes the Pain Out of Parking in NYC

If you've hunted for a parking space in NYC before, you know it can be endlessly frustrating. Worry no more: SpotHero is here to take the pain out of parking and make life easier for you. SpotHero saves drivers from having to search the street for metered and street parking by offering the best deals at garages and lots ...

Pager (iOS) Will Help You Get a Doctor to Make a House Call

Pager (iOS) Will Help You Get a Doctor to Make a House Call

There will be a doctor in the house – your house. That is: If you need one, if you live in Manhattan, if you have a mobile device and if you’re willing to shell out $300 for a house call. Pager, which launched on Thursday, is a new entry into the growing realm of telemedicine. It is a mobile application that will allow ...

History of the World: 5 Great Mobile Apps to Discover European History

History of the World: 5 Great Mobile Apps to Discover European History

These five awesome apps chart European History -- from the Roman Empire through World War II -- and are stacked with loads of helpful features. While students will most likely not grow up to be a stand-up philosopher or discover first hand that it’s “good to be king,” they can get closer to understanding the lineage ...

Hopscotch (iPad), Which Teaches Kids to Code, Raises $1.2 Million

Hopscotch (iPad), Which Teaches Kids to Code, Raises $1.2 Million

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it announced on Thursday, in conjunction with the release of v2.0 of its app. The seed funding came from Resolute Ventures, ...

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 ...