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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for iPad

This app, built for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, showcases some of the great players of an often-overlooked chapter of baseball history. But some missed opportunities keep a good app from being great.

App Guide: Shakespeare apps for iOS

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The poet of them all who will start them simply raving is the poet that they call the Bard of Stratford-on-Avon. And these apps can help you enjoy his plays and sonnets.

Inside the World of Dinosaurs for iPad

This iPad app makes extensive use of multimedia to bring dinosaurs to life.

Apple expands Back to School promotion to include iPad purchases

In past years, new and returning college students were eligible for rewards from Apple when they bought a Mac before heading back to school. This year, Apple is expanding the program to students who buy a third-generation iPad before September 21.

Nine fun ways to stop summer brain drain

On the brink of the lazy days of summer, what’s a parent to do? Here are nine ways to use your Mac and iOS devices to keep your kids sharp during the summer.

Avoiding summer brain drain

Does your child forget a large hunk of what he or she learned the previous school year? Scholle Sawyer-McFarland and Roman Loyola join podcast host Chris Breen to discuss ways to retain a child's learning over the summer holidays.

Two World War II reference apps for the iPad

Both World War II Interactive and Timeline World War 2 do an admirable job at using iPad features to present facts and figures about the war in an engaging way. But it's the latter app that excels at putting its own unique stamp on presenting history.

Adobe Creative Cloud, subscription editions, go on sale

Adobe's complete slate of creative applications is now on sale for download, in boxes, via subscription, and in the cloud.

Configuring the kid-friendly iPad

If you plan to pass along an iPad (or any iOS device) to a child you'll want to become familiar with iOS 5's restrictions. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

Embracing the educational iOS device

Yes, you and your child should absolutely get out in the fresh air and live life in the real world. But that doesn't discount using technology to improve your child's life. Chris Breen recounts the ways his iOS devices have enhanced his and his daughter's education.