Lifeware Solutions today introduces Deluxe Moon Basic 1.0, their new lunar astronomical tool for iOS devices. Focused on Moon science, Deluxe Moon Basic features precise moon phase times and a comprehensive list of lunar parameters to moon calendars and compass. This app provides automatic positioning by GPS or cellular network. Not only the application takes into account your location when computing moon parameters, but also it displays sunrise and sunset time and related Sun information.
UK based Arten Science today announced the R10 Security and Encryption Suite Family Pack. The pack includes the award winning R10Cipher, cuteCipher and our Security eBook. The license allows up to six installations of the Mac, Windows or Linux editions of both software packages. R10Cipher takes text or files and encrypts them using up to 384 bit Blowfish encryption. These files can be Word files, Excel files, MP3 files – almost any kind of file.
Gravitas Publications, Inc. and iHomeEducator, Inc. have released Real Science 4 Kids Chemistry Pre-Level 1 to teach atoms, molecules, mixtures, acids, bases, to DNA. Targeted for students K through 3rd grade, this app is a primary level resource with engaging illustrations and student text. Student can swipe, tap, and drill down across building blocks which are incorporated into an end-to-end flowchart which starts with a chapter on atoms and ends with a chapter introducing DNA.
IL&FS Education today introduces Xperica HD 1.0, their first education app for the iPad. Xperica is like a virtual science lab which aims at strengthening the understanding of science concepts. With a primary focus on physics experiments Xperica is a first of its kind teaching aid for teachers and students. Featuring a a visually rich and interactive interface, the experiments cover topics like the Archimedes Principle, Pulleys, Resistance, Oscillation, Projectile Motion and more.
This month Arten Science will be working with the popular software site Bits Du Jour to help them celebrate their recent expansion into promoting Mac software and Cross Platform Software as well as the Windows software they are already well known for promoting. Three of our best selling products will be available on sale via Bits Du Jour for 24 hours only. There is no catch these are the full, supported, products.
At the National Science Teachers Association’s annual conference, Pearson today showcased three new Language Central for Science apps for students in grades 6-8. The apps are designed to help struggling students and English Language Learners master the vocabulary that is the foundation for understanding and mastering science concepts. The new apps are on display at the NSTA conference and have already been downloaded more than 30,000 times since debuting on iTunes in February.
NSC Partners LLC today announces Clean Energy Hawaii STEM for Apple’s revolutionary iPad device. Developed in partnership with the MEDB Women in Technology Project, Clean Energy Hawaii STEM was designed specifically to support innovative energy science education worldwide – to be used by teachers, parents and students in class or at home to augment a science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum. Hawaii is used as a portal because of its ambitious goal of 70% Clean Energy by 2030.
California based iHomeEducator released iLiveGrammar Winter 4.0 for iOS on January 14, 2011. Developed specifically for 1st-4th grade, early readers are introduced to winter earth science as well as basic grammar such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions. Related science and grammar videos are linked in as an incentive for the students. The sentence and answers are tracked for record keeping and can be emailed and blogged.
Popular Science today announces Popular Science+, an update to their iPad edition with the newly released December issue, featuring the annual “Best of What’s New” awards. Popular Science+ adds a long list of iPad-only features, like video, audio, photo galleries and more. Highlights include PopSci’s 23rd annual guide to the 100 greatest technological achievements of the year across 11 categories, including Green, Automotive, Health, Aviation & Space, Home Technology and much more.