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Socrative App Makes for An Interactive Classroom

Every teacher dreads those moments when they ask the class a question and not a single student raises their hand. Have you done a bad job of teaching the material? Are they uncertain, bored, or sleeping in their seats? In truth, the more likely answer is that they are simply too shy to raise their hands. The pressure to conform is a powerful motivating force that holds back even the smartest [Continue Reading]

5 Tips for Learning to Use New Software Quickly and Easily

If your job depends on it, you might need to learn a new software. It’s an inevitable process in today’s world. One of the only ways to compete in this fast-paced, hyper-digital landscape is to be up to speed on all the newest software and platforms. However, if you are not accustomed to a new platform or software, or if you come from a generation where cloud computing might as well be [Continue Reading]

New Apps That Help You Reduce the Amount of Energy You Use at Home

Energy efficiency. As more people become aware of how important it is to preserve the environment as well as its resources, that is a phrase that tends to come up pretty often in conversation. And in the efforts to be more energy efficient, we do things like turn out the lights when we leave a room, turn off the water while we’re brushing our teeth, use fluorescent light bulbs instead of [Continue Reading]

Microsoft Releases XBox Music App

If you want to forgo CDs and records, move your music collection to the cloud and check out the latest and greatest through a streaming music service you’ll have no shortage of choices. Spotify and Mog have carved out a huge chunk of the market share, but they aren’t the only options that enjoy major fan support. Basically every company that offers some sort of entertainment hardware [Continue Reading]

Woman Calendar May Help on the Fertility Front

While there is, as yet, no mobile application that can guarantee pregnancy, there are a few apps out there designed to help women understand their own bodily cycles as a way to increase the odds of pregnancy. Most are fairly basic, offering a standard calendar that allows for the input of important dates (the start of menses, the date of ovulation, and so on). But if you’re actively trying [Continue Reading]