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Apple announces Jan. 19 education event in NYC

Apple on Wednesday announced an education-related event to take place in New York City on January 19.

2011 App Gems

We've announced our App Gems Awards for 2011. Now get the inside scoop on which iOS apps captured our attention in the past year.

Intellipad iPad app focuses on special education needs

Intellipad’s new Intellipad 1.0 iPad app is aimed at making Apple’s tablet more useful for special education students learning to read, write, and communicate.

Follow the final space shuttle mission from your iOS device

Space shuttle Atlantis’s upcoming STS-135 mission marks the end of the space shuttle program. GoSoftWorks’s GoAtlantis app helps you track the shuttle as it orbits the earth and you can help Hunter Research & Technology map its trajectory using the company’s Theodolite apps.

WWDC: Student ADA honorees win with class

The student winners of the Apple Design Awards hope to turn their school projects into early success.

Apps help you follow Endeavour's last mission

Scholle Sawyer McFarland is in Florida as part of the NASA Tweetup to view the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour this Friday. She asked her fellow attendees for some of their favorite shuttle-related apps. Here's what they came up with.

iPad apps help kids master the alphabet

Learning the alphabet isn’t exactly as easy as A-B-C for some kids. But with an iPad and a solid app or two, your kids will soon be reciting the alphabet in no time. Lex Friedman looks at the best options in the App Store for learning letters.

NetSupport Assist now available for Mac, Linux

NetSupport Assist, a tool that allows teachers to effectively teach and monitor classes, is now available for Mac and Linux.

Geo Walk iOS app updates with new design, Earth facts

Geo Walk, a geography education app from Vito Technology, has been revamped with a new design and added features to help young users learn about the planet.

Instapaper coming to more apps near you

The increasingly popular Instapaper service now provides full access to its features and your saved articles for third-party developers, but with a clever twist.

EarthDesk goes global in the Mac App Store

EarthDesk, the software program that replaces your computer’s desktop with a real-time satellite-style view of the planet, is now available in the Mac App Store.

MimioStudio 7 now available for Mac

Mimio announced Tuesday that the lastest version of its classroom teaching program, MimioStudio 7, is now available for Mac and Linux users.

Mathemagics adds to Mac App Store offerings

The makers of the Mathemagics iPhone app that teaches "math tricks" to aspiring mathletes have brought the program to desktop computers.

Work smarter with these iOS apps

All work and no play may make for a dull existence, but the work still has to get done. Fortunately, we've found some mobile apps that will help you focus on the task at hand.

Grover stars in Sesame Street iPad app

If you love Sesame Street's Grove--and who doesn't--there's a special holiday treat available this week. The Monster at the End of This Book is an iPad storytelling app starring the lovable Muppet.