Need to distract your elementary school child on a long car or plane ride? You don't need anything more than your trusty iPhone or iPad with this collection of child-pleasing (and sometimes educational) apps.
Looking for a better way to take notes? Kirk McElhearn rounds up some of the worthiest note-taking iPad apps.
Both Advanced English Dictionary and Thesaurus from Mobile Systems and Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus from jDictionary Mobile have plenty in common -- not the least of which are their names. But Sam Felsing says the apps have a few subtle differences.
A new Mathematica 8 integrates Wolfram|Alpha; just one of more than 500 new features.
By using the gyroscope in the latest iPod touch models, the planetarium app can deliver the same view of the night sky that iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 users enjoy.
This colorful kids game will entertain and educate your kids, though it suffers from a limited vocabulary.
SkyVoyager application updates with new name and new features, but still offers a guided tour of the sky.
Brendan Wilhide looks at two offerings from Mobilinga that offer to teach you Spanish from the comfort of your iPhone. Both Start Spanish and Spanish Vocabulary are solid offerings that work better as complements to other teaching tools.
Medical students at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom are being given Apple iPhones to ensure they can access text books when away from campus.
We focus this week on the different ways that businesses and classrooms are incorporating Apple's iOS devices.