Don't-Miss Education software Stories
These high-tech notebooks and gadgets—plus one piece of software—will help you stay on top of your study game this semester.
Fire up the new school year with these powerful and essential tools.
Learn all about NASA's Mars rover using its official Windows 8 app. Sadly, you don't get to drive.
Zygote Body shows 3D simulations of the human body's many systems in glorious detail.
DeepDyve can bring a true change to professional research with its affordable rentals and free full-text previews.
The slickest musical score editor on the planet has new entry tools and a significantly lower price.
Virtual Piggy is a free service that allows children to shop online safely and securely. It's relatively easy to use, and allows for plenty of parent-child communication, but it's a bit buggy.
If you want to control the layout of your documents, LyX can help. It combines the flexibility of LaTeX with a friendly GUI.
Utopia Documents turns every article into a world of information, bringing every piece of relevant online information to your fingertips.
Using flash cards & spaced repetition, Anki can help you learn and retain information for years. There's an art to using the system, but it doesn't take much to understand how correctly worded flash cards can improve learning.
PlagTracker promises to detect plagiarism, making life easier for editors and teachers. Unfortunately, this early version also points the finger at innocent passages.
ReadCube is an all-in-one tool for organizing, finding, reading and annotating PDF articles. Aside from occasional trouble with certain articles, it works very well, especially considering it's still in beta.
Whether you need to jazz up a grad student's book covers, teach a preschooler ABCs, or help a child write clearly, these fonts have you covered. All are free for personal use.
Catalog detailed information about your extended family with Legacy Family Tree Standard Edition.