Painless GRE

Painless GRE is a very clean, simple app with over 547 words.  The home screen  has 5 icons representing the following subjects:  New session, Word Cards, Tutorial, Word List and Settings.  The New Session lists 10 defined words  to review their meanings and examples of use. Then it proceeds to a timed multiple choice quiz. … Continue reading Painless GRE

Chemistry Helper

Chemistry Helper is a nice, simple reference app.  The menu includes the following topics: a periodic table with links to wikipedia, a tool to calculate molecular masses of compounds, a table of polyatomic ions, constants, solubility rules, tools for calculating molarity and volume of solutions, tools for converting between units commonly used in chemistry,  a… Continue reading Chemistry Helper

PicSay Photo Editor

PicSay – Photo Editor is a wonderful photo editing app that is simple to use.  Initially you are prompted to choose a picture to modify.  Once the photo is displayed there are several menu options: New Title, Word Balloon, Sticker, Effect and Export.  The title and balloon section are straight forward.  You can choose from… Continue reading PicSay Photo Editor

Animal Life

I found Animal Life useful as a reference tool for younger students.  The layout is clean and minimal and hence easy to navigate.  The front page is divided into three sections: mammals, birds and reptiles.  After making your initial selection the following page has small pictures of the animals labelled with names.  Once you select… Continue reading Animal Life