Audacity is a hugely popular free audio editing app for Windows and Mac, but if you’re often moving between computers with different software, like in a school, it can be frustrating when the app you want just isn’t installed. Portable apps are programs that can be copied to a USB drive and run without being installed. […]
We like to give our students a taste of how computers used to be before the touch screen ruled the world. To experience old operating systems like MS-DOS, Windows 95, and older flavours of Linux we came up with a variety of ways to get them running. Virtual machines are a favourite, or just installing […]
If you haven’t already, go and grab the latest version of Google Translate for Android, it’s a bloody marvel and will amaze your language students. The latest update to Google Translate brings two new features to the app which are just amazing ways to engage students in languages. Word Lens The first new feature is Word […]
Tucked away inside Google Drive is a little used app called Google Drawings. Drawings is a really basic image editing app, but it has some really powerful features. Think of it like Microsoft Paint in a web browser. Google Drawings come close to Photoshop’s level of functionality, but it deals brilliantly with editing and adding smooth […]
Dan Gallagher takes a look at Truss Me!, an iOS app which is taking the educational market by storm.