A sampling of the latest iPad apps for education
123 COLOR HD TALKING COLORING BOOK
(HTTP://123COLORAPP.COM) This talking coloring book teaches numbers and letters in several languages including English, Spanish, French, and German. 123 Color and 123 Color HD are companion apps to developer Steve Glinberg’s math learning game, KidCalc 7-in-1 Math fun, and geography coloring book, 123 World HD.
(WWW.BUGME.NET) Electric Pocket Limited announced new features to its BugMe! sticky-note app for iPad. The latest iPad version enables users to set alarms that are triggered by push notification. BugMe! now also lets users jot notes on pictures and offers “flexible note positioning,” which allows users to drag and drop notes anywhere they choose or organize them in clusters.
CRESTRON IPAD APP
(WWW.ITUNES.COM/APPS) This new app enables full access to your Crestron control and presentation system via Wi-Fi and 3G. The Crestron Mobile Pro™ G iPad app comes pre-loaded with a standard graphic template and supports user-defined interfaces as well.
(WWW.HELLO-HELLO.COM) The company has announced the launch of its iPad app, which features Hello-Hello’s complete Spanish course. Hello-Hello Spanish includes 30 conversational lessons and hundreds of flash cards that display words and sentences with which to practice vocabulary. At least four more languages will be added by the end of June.
(WWW.XHUMANS.COM) iPad developer xhumans announced that it will donate 1,000 copies of its application The Orchestra to music educators across the United States. xhumans has partnered with several instrument makers, music teachers, and nonprofit classical-music groups on this initiative.
(WWW.INTERACTYX.COM/MLEARNING) TOPYX, the eLearning 2.0 solution with integrated social LMS technology, is now available on iPad, increasing the LMS functionality with integrated social learning and e-commerce tools into one Software as a Service (SaaS) application.
TOUCHRETOUCH FOR IPAD
(WWW.IPHOTOMANIA.COM/APPLICATIONS.HTML) Adva- Soft released the new photo editing software app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users. The photo editing software promises special algorithms for its image background recovery application. TouchRetouch gives users the ability to remove objects from freshly captured or saved photographs.
THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED 3D
(WWW.SEEHERESTUDIOS.COM) Independently produced by a new small company, 3D Storybook—The Wrong Side of the Bed 3D! features awardwinning graphics. See Here Studios has ramped up production for more 3D children’s e-books and interactive educational apps. Upcoming apps by See Here Studios will include options for viewing the storyline and educational content in either standard 2D or enhanced 3D.
WYSE POCKETCLOUD APP FOR IPAD
(ITUNES.COM/APPSTORE) PocketCloud’s features include iPad native full-resolution support, enhanced Multi-Touch interface for iPad, custom keyboard with function and shortcut keys, and Pocket- Cloud Windows Companion (now supports 64- bit operating).