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Keep Your Student Focused with Pocket Points

Ask any teacher of the smartphone age the #1 problem they see in class, and it’s likely to be student distraction. No longer content to stare out the window, the bored or inattentive student can quickly turn to the addictive little entertainment machine in their pocket. One app is looking to gamify student attention by [...]

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Reconnect with Your Privacy with Disconnect.me

If you’ve ever felt like your right to privacy online is impossible to preserve, you might want to check out a tool designed to help you fight back against ad tracking, malware, and those snooping programs which sap your battery life. Disconnect.me claims to “defend the digital you.” Used by over 50 million people worldwide, the [...]

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Mobile Scanning Made Easy with CamScanner

Scanning documents is one of those technological hangovers from the 1990s, but unfortunately it’s a must in a world where paper and analogue contracts still mingle with the digital. Thankfully, the cameras on our smartphones have become so powerful that we can take high-resolution images suitable for digitizing documents. One of the best apps for [...]

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How to Add Panoramic Shots to Instagram

Your iPhone has the ability to create awesome panoramic photographs. These are great for capturing scenic property views or vibrant neighborhood scenes. Unfortunately, they look terrible when posted on Instagram. So how do you share those million-dollar sweeps on the most popular photo-sharing social platform? Try Instapan! From the app’s website: “Instapan is an easy-to-use iPhone [...]

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No-Hassle Car Leasing with Honcker

Do you lease your vehicle? Do you dread the process of lease shopping? One new start-up hopes to streamline the lease hunt by offering an app to make securing your next leased vehicle as easy as shopping online. The service is called Honcker, and was recently featured by Mashable.com as one of this month’s “7 can’t [...]

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Play Your Way to a New Language with Duolingo

Learning a second language isn’t only about expanding your knowledge, experiencing other cultures, and connecting with others… it’s also a powerful competitive advantage over those in your market who only speak one language. As census data shows, the percentage of those who speak a non-English language at home has grown considerably over the past thirty years. [...]

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Secure Your Communication with Open Whisper Systems

Concerned about privacy? Feel that we’re heading towards a future where your personal conversations may be subject to increased surveillance? Take the steps today to use a free app for encrypting your messaging and phone conversations. Signal by Open Whisper Systems is “privacy that fits in your pocket” and provides iOS and Android users with [...]

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Highlight the Best with Highly.co

Bookmarking was once the gold standard for collecting your favorite bits of the web, but it wasn’t always the best method of reminding you why you saved an article, link, or message board discussion. What’s more, the bookmarks often end up disorganized, buried, and tough to scan at a glance. Fortunately, there have been a [...]

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Mindful Stress Management with Pacifica

Instead of whipping out that phone to flick through your Facebook feed for the 100th time today, why not use the supercomputer in your pocket to help you manage your stress and anxiety? Now available for Android and iOS platforms, Pacifica offers you an intuitive, engaging way to do just that. According to the website: “Pacifica offers daily [...]

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Life360.com: Enhancing Your Family Circle

Here’s an innovative app for keeping your on-the-go family together.

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