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Bord Android App, Elegant Chalkboard Canvas

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 in Education, Top Rated Apps | 2 comments

The Bord Android app turns your Android device into a full-fledged chalkboard, perfect for educational or artistic purposes.

  • Version: 1.0.5
  • Size: 8.23MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Education
  • Price: Free

The Bord Android app distinguishes itself as being designed for children and their parents to use as an educational platform with which to teach young children letters, numbers, shapes, etc. without the messy chalk dust. But of course, this Android app lets you do much, much more!

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PubMed Mobile Android App, Scientific Article Search

Posted on Aug 10, 2011 in Education, Top Rated Apps | 1 comment

The PubMed Mobile Android app provides quick search access to over 19 million published journal articles.

  • Version: 1.6.3
  • Size: 174KB
  • Category: Education
  • Price: Free ($2.99 full version)

PubMed Mobile is an extremely useful app for university students, industry researchers, and medical professionals around the world. With access to the PubMed database of over 19 million citations from biomedical and life science journals, the latest discoveries are now at your fingertips while on the go.

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NASA Android App, Explore Our Universe

Posted on Jul 10, 2011 in Education, Top Rated Apps | 2 comments

Explore our solar system and the entire universe with the official, educational NASA Android App.

  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Size: 4.00MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Education
  • Price: Free

The NASA Android App opens to a homescreen with links to mission information, images, videos, tweets, NASA TV, and a whole lot more.

The NASA Missions page provides details on all of the current and future planned missions. For example, you can learn about the Hubble Space Telescope, the International Space Station, or the Kepler spacecraft (mission to find other Earth-like planets).

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Kid Mode Android App: Play & Learn

Posted on Jun 21, 2011 in Education, Top Rated Apps | comment

Put your Android device into Kid Mode and relax while your kids explore educational games, videos, and more.

  • Version: 3.1.1
  • Size: 5.60MB (Apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Education
  • Price: Free

Before using the educational Kid Mode Android app, make sure you’ve downloaded the latest version of Adobe Flash Player in order to have access to all of the game content. Also, enable the Home Lock feature in the settings if you’d like to prevent your child from accidentally exiting the app. Lastly, you will have to create a free Parent account where you can create quick profiles for each of your kids. You can even add a photo for each of your kids so that they can identify themselves and “login” to their age-specific, saved content.

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