Best Apps for Special Needs Students

Surveying the Best iPad Apps for Special Needs Students


While iPads and touchscreen devices are impacting virtually every level of educational instruction, apps designed for special needs students are particularly transformative. These five apps for students with autism, dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorders and speech issues are among the best of hundreds of worthy titles available. Reading Comprehension Camp ($19.99) Performance on state testing is often […]

Google Maps

Google Maps Mobile App Now Features Advertisements

Google on Thursday introduced what it calls “relevant ads” in the newly updated Google Maps app for Android and iOS. These advertisements now appear at the bottom of the screen after you perform a search. The ads include a title, ad text, and a link to get directions. Users should know they can tap or […]

iOS 7

iOS 7 Tracks Your Movements and Favorite Hangouts

More than ever before, we’ve become increasingly aware of our technology’s ability to monitor our movements. For the most part, smartphone users now have at least a vague understanding that service providers as well as apps and mapping services are collecting, asking for, and using location data all the time. Whether we read them or […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 7, 2013


Is your iPhone’s home button busted? Whether it doesn’t work at all or is simply inconsistent, having a broken home button can be a real pain. Within a year of buying your iPhone, a quick trip to a Genius Bar will fix you up. But if your phone is out of warranty and you’re not […]


Square for iOS Now Records and Tracks Payment History, Other New Features


Square on Monday updated its iOS app with new features for all of Apple’s mobile devices as well as added some iPad-specific improvements. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store. On the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Square now lets you record and track “all kinds of payments,” including checks […]