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Freebie SkyOrb 3D Lets You Tiptoe Through the Stars

Stargaze and explore the planets from the comfort (and warmth) of your desk, thanks to SkyOrb.

Pepakura Designer Helps You Turn Images Into Papercraft

Turn 3D objects in standard formats into printable papercraft objects with Pepakura Designer.

$1000 iPhone App Returns with BarMax

BarMax: California Edition is a study guide for the California Bar Exam, written by Harvard lawyers.


College Puts Entire Courses on USB Drives

Thomas Edison State College plans to offer all 17,000 of its students complete courses on USB flash drives.

Diagram Designer Creates Attractive Flowcharts and Vector Graphics

Create flowcharts and other simple presentation graphics with this free software.

Download Free Reference Guides for Popular Apps

Perfect for novice users, these single-page posters offer tips, shortcuts, and other handy info. And they're free!

Make Sense of Any Text--In Any Language--With gTranslate Firefox Add-on

With gTranslate installed in your Firefox browser, a quick right-click can automatically translate almost any online text.

Babylon Translation Tool Does a So-So Job

This pricey translation tool that doesn't offer much more than free online services do.

Find Cool DIY Projects at Instructables

Like to build, tinker, hack, create? Instructables is the site for you. I defy you not to find a cool project you want to do right now.

Apple's Woz Boosts Tech for Schools

The Apple co-founder has joined the board of, which aims to get technology to all students regardless of income.