Don't-Miss Education software Stories

Soulver 2.0.2

Soulver aims to change the way you make the calculations themselves.

Inspiration 9

Visual thinkers, particularly from age 10 through 18, will want Inspiration in their academic toolbox.

Steel Trap for iPhone

This fun little app looks to boost your memory with the help of games and other exercises. It certainly delivers an entertaining way to pass the time.

Pocket Zoo with Live Animal Cams for iPhone

This educational app has a few manageable shortcomings, but it's a fun way to get up close to animals with your iPhone or iPod touch.

Solar Walk and Star Walk for iPad

Both apps from Vito Technology make excellent use of the iPad's screen real estate to help you explore the night sky and beyond.

Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration for iPhone

This app, containing a wealth of information about space exploration, should be on the iPhone or iPod touch of anyone who wants to learn more about the universe. It has its quirks, but those are easily outweighed by the depth of information it puts at your fingertips.

The Elements: A Visual Exploration

Whether you’re a chemistry whiz or you can’t tell antimony from argon, The Elements is worth every penny.

Kerio Mail Server 6.7

Kerio Mail Serveris an e-mail, calendaring, contact, and to-do server that runs on three versions of the Mac OS.

EmWave Mac Stress Relief System

The emWave Mac Stress Relief System is a real-time biofeedback Mac program designed to be used as a stress-reduction and stress-management tool.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 2009 Deluxe Edition

Mavis Beacon's beautiful interface, iTunes integration, spot-on lessons and engaging practice material are perfect for learning how to type.

Review: Wolfram Mathematica 7

Mathematica 7.0 continues the tradition of the past 20 years—each version sets a new standard for scientific and technical computing innovation.

Desk Doctor 1.3.1

If your doctor recommends that you take regular breaks and perform stretches at work, Desk Doctor offers an interesting mix of exercises, nice production values, and useful feedback about your risk level.

Schoolhouse 2.1

With Schoolhouse 2.1, you can use your Mac to manage your homework.