Writing Should Be As Much About Learning As About Prose

Imagine students’ minds being really engaged and learning when they write? This is what Niles Technology essay writing apps do; they get students motivated to develop good ideas by stimulating the thinking and learning processes of writing. Students are taught that writing is not sentences and vocabulary, but the communication of logical arguments. Niles apps, for iPad and iPhone, focus students on the important questions of why am I writing and what do I want my readers to learn.

Reggie Ashworth releases VidConvert 1.3.3 – Video Conversion made Easy

Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today announces VidConvert 1.3.3, an update to his popular video converter for Mac OS X. VidConvert is a video converter designed to make converting your videos simple and easy. VidConvert will convert just about any type of video into one of the many popular formats of today. Creating videos for your iPhone or iPad, for your Mac or TV, or formats such as DivX and MPEG are just a click away with VidConvert.

New iPad App Teaches Children About Animals

PebbleQuest introduces My Animal Discovery, a series of mobile applications designed to teach children about their favorite animals. My Animal Discovery combines puzzle play, wildlife video footage and educational content, so children can learn about the animals they love. Each app has 10 animals and each animal can be assembled through a unique puzzle design with settings that can be changed to make the puzzle more or less challenging depending on the fine motor skills of the child.

3D Math Racing is the Fastest Way to Learn

Oregon based POTG Apps has just released 3D Math Racing and 3D Math Racing PRO for iOS, its smash-em-up arcade-style racing game. Featuring sharp 3D graphics, and math challenges galore, 3D Math Racing is the fastest way to learn math. Just choose the math problem type and difficulty and start racing. 3D Math Racing covers the basics with Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. Correct answers provide a speed boost for your vehicle.

INGOT GAMES introduces BoxPlots 1.0 for iOS – New Puzzle Game

UK based INGOT GAMES introduces BoxPlots 1.0, a sensational new puzzle game for iOS iPhone and iPod touch. Get ready to unbox the fun and plot your course as you enter the wonderful world of BoxPlots. BoxPlots offers hours of fun through challenging puzzle gameplay as you pickup, push, slide and drop objects and explore a wonderful world where every level is uniquely themed and has its own plot to solve. BoxPlots features 28 beautiful levels with 3 trophies to collect for each level.

If You Want the Best Smoothies, You Need the Best Smoothie App

Untold Sky introduces Instasmooth 1.0 for iOS. Featuring more than 150 of the best smoothie recipes the world has to offer, Instasmooth puts all the information you need to create the perfect smoothie at your fingertips. The app allows smoothie enthusiasts to search for recipes by type or by any of more than 700 ingredients. Whether you are simply in the mood for a tropical treat or have a specific craving for coconut, the Instasmooth app can help.

Shift Worker now updated for iPhone 5 – managing rosters is even easier

Production Shed Pty Ltd has announced Shift Worker 1.4.3 for iPhone 5, a visual calendar and productivity app. Shift Worker is designed for people who work odd shifts or patterns outside the traditional working week. Shift Worker allows users to combine visually-attractive icons with descriptive characters, then plot them on the calendar so their shifts can be easily identified at a glance. Shifts can then be shared with friends and family or saved to the iPhone’s background for quick reference.

SCSC Releases a package update for Scannerz with FSE-Lite for OS X

Virginia based Software and Computer System Company, LLC has released an updated package of their product, Scannerz with FSE-Lite for the Mac OS X operating system. Scannerz is an analysis tool utilizing advanced diagnostic algorithms developed by SCSC that analyzes not only the hard drive, but the circuitry supporting the drive. The new package contains the latest release of Scannerz and now includes their book titled “Hard Drive Troubleshooting.”

Get the Zen of a Zero Inbox with MailTamer for iOS

Husband and wife dynamic duo, Scott and Ria Greiff announce MailTamer 1.3, an update to their popular mobile mail utility developed exclusively for iOS. Providing a quick and easy way to manage your inbox, MailTamer organizes emails in sender-focused view, contact-view and date-view of all your email. All email from a particular sender can be deleted, copied or moved to an existing or new folder. Version 1.3 adds a new contact and date view to the sender view, as well as fixes minor issues.

Money Stopwatch 1.1 Free for iOS – Money Timer/Calculator

UCD Consulting Limited today announces Money Stopwatch version 1.1 free for iOS, an update to their money timer and calculator. Money Stopwatch makes automatic calculations based on the users’ choice of time and currency. Users can calculate their earnings per hour, week, month, or year, making Money Stopwatch ideal for all types of users. Earnings can be displayed in a variety of different currencies, such as dollars, euros, pounds, or yen, making Money Stopwatch diverse as well as functional.

FmPro Migrator 6.85 Adds Calc Fields and WebViewers to PHP Conversion

California based .com Solutions Inc. releases FmPro Migrator Platinum Edition 6.85 with support for FileMaker global fields, calculation fields & webviewer objects when using the PHP conversion feature. This release also makes it possible to directly convert webviewer objects which use 360Works SuperContainer into functional PHP web applications. Without writing a single line of code, developers can utilize a professional-looking navigation toolbar throughout their converted PHP web application.

Appnoose Announces Interval Trainer Go Suite End of Month Sale

iOS software development company Appnoose Ltd announces a one day sale on its ITGO Interval Trainer GO interval timing suite of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad apps. The ITGO app is the ideal partner to HIIT programs: the tempo of chosen music changes in relation to the tempo of exercise to be done, this is supplemented by vibration technology, sound, and visual alerts. High Intensity Interval Training is the best form of cardiovascular exercise due to its aerobic and anaerobic properties.

All Yummy Software titles on Sale Tuesday for Two Dollars each

In partnership with Two Dollar Tuesday, Yummy Software announces a one day sale for each of the entire Yummy FTP range on Tuesday 25th September 2012. Yummy FTP is a file transfer client which focuses on speed, reliability and productivity. Yummy FTP Watcher automates uploads, downloads and syncs between your Mac and any number of FTP, FTPS and SFTP servers, watching the chosen folders for changes and acting upon them. Yummy FTP Alias brings quick and easy drag & drop FTP to your Desktop.

Math Swipe Jr. – New Educational/Game App Released

Big Monk Games today introduces Math Swipe Jr. 1.0, its innovative educational iPad game. Math Swipe Jr. was specifically developed for children learning and/or struggling with beginning math such as Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, or Division. The player swipes accross the on-screen numbers and operators needed to arrive at the answer. When swiped, the images explode and make a tone to acknowledge correct and incorrect answers. Available are 5 different levels to play.

Free English Learning App is now available at iTunes

Dalnimsoft today announces MyEnglishLite 1.4, the free version of its translation app for iOS. MyEnglishLite is a free English study app for anyone who is new to the English language and want to improve their vocabulary. The app allows you to add books into the app that searches for difficult words and saves them in the dictionary. The app then shows the definition of these words in highlighted colors, and can even arrange the words with frequency they appeared in the book.