Learning Online Piano apps

Make learning times tables a lot more fun

While no one wants to rob kids of their childhood years there is little doubt that the earlier they start learning the better. And, while many parents spend a lot of time reading to their children and starting them off on the road to learning simple words, it's often math that gets left behind. You only have to look at some of the Asian countries who grasp the math concept far quicker than their western counterparts to see how important it is later on in life. Back in the 'old days' times tables were learned on a rote basis with children remembering tables by endlessly speaking...one two ...  More

Times Table Match Sep 12th 2012

The ultimate Q & A arena for uni students

The idea behind Stuora is to provide a simple question and answer arena for students that will eventually turn out to be the only place to go to when you need to find specific information fast. It aims to take the place of websites like Blackboard, Moodle and Wikipedia and become your one-stop place-to-go when needing answers to any course related question. This free knowledge and learning application is designed specifically for university students and the questions and answers submitted are all the product of the students themselves.   Stuora is the ultimate question and answer ...  More

Stuora Aug 11th 2012

A set of learning tools that delivers knowledge and creative thinking

Knoodle derives it's name from a combination of Knowledge and Noodle - as in 'using one's noodle' or, the art of creative thinking. What it is, to back up that idea, is an intelligent union of old school outcomes and new technology. Knoodle delivers a comprehensive set of learning tools designed to keep everybody up-to-date and moving your business in the right direction. It uses your previously created videos, presentations and documents to inform and manage your business ecosystem of employees, customers and partners   Knoodle provides a cloud-based social presentation, training and ...  More

Knoodle - Social Learning Platform Aug 3rd 2012

Learn all things Linux for amateurs and pros

I have just been reading the Malcolm Gladwell book "Outliers" which talks about the lengths that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs went to in their pursuit to learn all things computer back in the seventies and eighties. They were lucky. These days, the computer is thought of in the same way as the brain, it seems - the rule has been that you don't mess with it. But it's not quite so daunting as it appears. Linux Academy is a cloud-based learning application that offers interactive video courses to discover all you need to know about the Linux operating system and learn how to easily rebuild your ...  More

Linux Academy Jul 22nd 2012

Time tracking for the creative kind

One of the most difficult things for the modern day freelancer is determining an accurate quote for the services they provide. On the one hand you don't want to quote too high because you might miss out on the contract but then, if you quote too low, you may end up underselling your services and working hours that you don't get recompensed for. Estimates is a well organized and handsome-looking time tracking and billing application for iOS that will help you put together concise and accurate quotes to ensure you are delivering a fair estimation of your worth as well as winning the ...  More

Estimates Jul 9th 2012

Learn the lingo from social fluent speakers

One of the most perplexing problems of learning a language online is that it's difficult to get immediate feedback on some of the nuances of the language you are learning. Fixoodle goes some way to addressing this problem by going social and having online friends who speak the lingo oversee and correct any mistakes that you might have made. By connecting you with fluent friends this language and learning application puts a whole new spin on the art of linguistics by letting you converse with native speakers via global messaging, virtual classrooms and video sharing.  More

Fixoodle Apr 3rd 2012

The simplest way to learn to write Chinese

This simple Learn to write Chinese application from the Monkey Write people is another in the series following their earlier Numbers, Blessings and Eating Out excursions. It's a free and easy to use language, education and learning tool for android that literally teaches one to write Chinese characters and turns it into a bit of a game that even kids can play and learn from.   It's said that the only way to truly master the complicated art of Chinese writing is practice, practice and more practice. However, doing that on paper could be construed as being rather dull - especially if ...  More

Monkey Write: Learn to write Chinese Mar 29th 2012

Ah, but can you play "Smoke On The Water?"

If I told you that Camelot's Guitar Chords app is similar to GarageBand I could give it no better recommendation. The main difference here, of course, is that the only instrument you have to master is the guitar. Guitar Chords is an absolutely beautiful guitar learning app for iPhone and iPad that gives you a very tasty 6 string / 15 fret virtual guitar to learn to play on. Not only does it look like a million dollars but it sounds like it too - and all at your fingertips on your mobile.   Guitar Chords lets you play guitar on your iPhone & iPad with this beautiful 6 string, 15 ...  More

Guitar Chords Mar 22nd 2012

Strike a pose to improve your portrait photos

It's pretty difficult to take a truly bad photograph using a digital camera. However, there are plenty of other things you can do to make your pictures extra special. For me, framing is one of the most important things to get right. Then there's the posing of your model. Posing App is a free photo learning application for your iOS that gives you 140 great people poses to make your subject more interesting and your photos more professional looking.   Posing App is the ultimate simple posing reference for photographers and models with a variety of poses to choose from for any shooting ...  More

Posing App Feb 4th 2012

Find online and campus degree programs

In a certain month every year the newsagents around the world have been engulfed by students and parents (mostly parents, I might add) waiting for the latest issue of the guide to Universities and Colleges to ensure they collectively choose the most appropriate educational opportunity available. They would walk out of the shop with a thick book which was the equivalent of a small forest. These days, however, there are many online options too. Petap is an free education guide for accredited online and campus degrees, schools, colleges and universities across the USA and Canada.   ...  More

Petap Dec 14th 2011