Tag Archive: Teach

Teach your old Mac new tricks with these awesome apps [Deals]

You’ve got a Mac, but it could be doing more for you. From getting your phone running in top shape, taking more organized notes, or getting your streaming music playlists in order, we’ve got a triplet of useful apps at slashed prices that run the gamut. Take a look: PhoneExpander for Mac – 50% off […]

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Google Search can now teach you animal sounds

Ever wondered what a raccoon sounds like? Do you know the difference between a lion’s roar and a tiger’s “grrr?” Now you can find out right inside Google Search. Google has baked a whole bunch of animal sounds into Google to help teach kids what they sound like. To access them, you simply search for […]

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Smart keyboard will teach you how to play piano

Lust List: The ONE Light smart keyboard Who doesn’t want to play piano? Learning to tickle the ivories must be right up there with writing the great American novel: Many of us have a hankering to become more musical. The fantastic $ 299 ONE Light smart keyboard is the way to go if you want a […]

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Siri teams with Cerebral Palsy Foundation to teach you to ‘just say hi’

Siri is loaded with fun Easter eggs. However, its latest addition — created in collaboration with the Cerebral Palsy Foundation — isn’t flippant or sarcastic like some of the AI assistant’s other one-liners; it’s just good advice. Ask Siri how to start a conversation with someone with a disability, and she’ll answer, “It’s easy. Just […]

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Friendly indie dev wants to teach kids to think like a programmer

Daryl Hornsby is an affable guy. As the lead designer of the independent educational game, Machineers, he was on hand at the Game Developers Conference in March to give us a quick tour of the team’s puzzle adventure game that…Read more ›

6 audacious fan films that could teach Hollywood a lesson

Fan films are the ultimate way for devotees to pay tribute to the characters they love. They give fans the chance to show how the beloved heroes (and antiheroes) should be portrayed — without the creativity-sapping “benefit” of focus groups, hack screenwriters…Read more ›

VERT sensor wants to do the impossible – teach white men how to jump

LAS VEGAS — I love basketball, but I have a weakness — I can’t jump. I’ve hit the gym. I’ve tried jumping exercises. None of it has worked, but a new fitness sensor called VERT might be the first wearable…Read more ›

Cheap Chromebooks teach Apple a lesson: Price matters

Apple and Google are very interested in taking over the U.S. education market from Microsoft, but when it comes to capturing marketshare, the Chromebook is teaching Apple an important lesson: Price matters. For the first time ever, Google has passed…Read more ›

Apple wants to teach Siri how to find your car

Find My iPhone has been invaluable at recovering lost Apple devices, but if you’re anything like me, keeping track of where you parked the car amid a sea of concrete and sedans is even harder than remembering where you dropped…Read more ›

Copy this please: 9 things Apple can teach Google about keynotes

Siri: “How long should a keynote last?” As anyone who watched Wednesday’s nearly three-hour livestream of the Google I/O kickoff, the answer to that question should be 90 minutes or less. As the event dragged on, the tone on Twitter…Read more ›