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The latest update to the translation app iSpeak now offers support for iOS 4.0 multitasking, iPad support and adds a few more languages to its repertoire.
When you ask kids to close their eyes and think about summer, odds are they think about hot days and playing outside. But summer comes with its downtime too. One way to be prepared for rained-out afternoons and other idle hours is to load up the kids’ computer with links to great Websites and other computing activities. Here are some of the Macworld editors favorites.
Google released a major upgrade to its Google Earth app that brings a native iPad version and a new Roads layer for aspiring travelers.
Designed for students and their increasingly convoluted lives, the Bento Student Survival Kit should help conquer everything from lecture notes to the inevitable real world job search.
Adobe announced on Tuesday that it would be bringing its tutorial authoring program, Captivate 5, to the Mac, along with eLearning Suite 2, available mid-June.
Apple is once again inviting developers to San Francisco for a week of exploring iPhone OS and Mac OS X technologies.
Phone developer Collca has released The Cold War in an Hour for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
If the iPad is going to succeed as a business tool, it needs an office suite. The first suite out the gate: Apple's own iWork for iPad.
Apple's much awaited iBooks e-reader software appeared in the App Store on Friday, just a day ahead of the iPad's official launch.
Memeo has announced its Memeo Connect Reader app for the iPad. The program syncs with your Google Docs account and lets you read and view files stored on the service, even when you're offline.
Bundles abound in the Mac world these days. Here's one that brings together ten applications--including Parallels 5--for a very attractive price.
A Bronx middle school vice principal tells reporters "[The students] dont' even realize that we are watching." But it's less creepy than it sounds.
A lawsuit alleges that the Lower Merion School District used MacBooks to spy on students in their homes. School officials claim the software was only used for antitheft measures.
Electric Peel Software has released Note-A-Lator and Note-A-Lator Pro, education software to help students learn how to read music.
Stymied for gifts for the Mac fan in your family? Check out this list of great last-minute gift ideas from Macworld contributors.