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Amazon unveils Kindle Textbook Rental

Amazon on Monday launched Kindle Textbook Rental, which allows customers to save money on textbook ebooks by renting them from the Kindle Store, instead of buying them outright.

Geo Walk for iPhone and iPad

Either the iPhone or iPad version of this visual fact book for kids offers an appealing interface and fun, easy to use content. But it would be nice if Geo Walk contained more of that content.

Apple offers Lion upgrade details for business, education customers

If you're an IT manager worried about how Lion's Mac App Store-only distribution will affect your deployment, the company has posted a PDF to its Sales website detailing exactly how business and education customers can upgrade come July.

Apple Back to School deal offers $100 gift card

Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is back and the company is offering college students and teachers a $100 Back to School card to spend at its online stores.

WWDC: Student ADA honorees win with class

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

App Guide: Top-rated iPad alphabet apps

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We rank our favorite apps for helping your kids learn their A-B-Cs.

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.

Safari Animals HD for iPad

This kid-centric app uses full-screen animal photos to help teach kids the alphabet. It's appealing for youngsters, but it comes up short when compared to other ABC apps due to some limited controls.

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.