Don't-Miss Education software Stories
Osmo provides tangrams, word games, and physics puzzlers with real-world pieces for your child to touch and grasp.
Want to learn a new language or brush up on one you already know? Our staff pick, Duolingo, provides a great foundation for doing so.
These high-tech notebooks and gadgets—plus one piece of software—will help you stay on top of your study game this semester.
Google Earth is a valuable tool for researching the world's wonders.
DeepDyve can bring a true change to professional research with its affordable rentals and free full-text previews.
Endless Alphabet is fun, educational, and easy to use. It is probably the best children’s app I’ve ever had the chance to use; my four-year-old son, at least, certainly thinks so.
If you want to control the layout of your documents, LyX can help. It combines the flexibility of LaTeX with a friendly GUI.
Want to keep your mind sharp as you grow older? Fit Brains Trainer provides mental exercises and puzzlers designed to help you do just that.
Explore the world of sound with the Exploratorium’s latest interactive app for iPad.
Paper, paste, and scissors are still fun, but KidsMotion lets your little ones build animated slideshows with minimal effort and parental frustration.
If you don’t mind paying up for a studious second opinion on your writing, you’ll find Grammarian Pro2 X a lot more useful and thorough than Apple or Microsoft’s built-in writing tools.
PlagTracker promises to detect plagiarism, making life easier for editors and teachers. Unfortunately, this early version also points the finger at innocent passages.