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  • Blog Post: Windows 8 apps for education: iCell

    iCell is an exciting new way to teach biology, giving students an interactive, 3D view inside a cells. The database of information which can be searched in iCell includes examples of three types of cells: animal, plant, and bacteria. The app can show students the finer details of cell structure, creating...
  • Blog Post: App week: Corinth

    Earlier this week we showed you Khan Academy , an app which enables students to learn through a library of almost 4000 videos. Today, we’re showing you Corinth , the original interactive education app which lets you discover plant microbiology in a completely new way. This fun yet insightful app allows...
  • Blog Post: App week: Khan Academy

    This week we’re going to be showing you some of our favourite Windows 8 apps for education. First up is Khan Academy , a great app which gives you free resources to learn almost anything. Perfect for teachers and students alike, the Khan Academy app has a library of over 3800 videos across a vast range...
  • Blog Post: The Consumer at Work: Creating the next generation of business

    The first 60 years of business software has been focused on making operations more effective and efficient. However, outside work we now possess beautifully designed devices, which are easy to use and run a new generation of user centred software built on internet technologies. These devices and services...
  • Blog Post: Exciting Learning: Windows 8 apps for Higher Education

    Students use apps every day of their lives on their smartphones, tablets and PCs, yet many would never consider using them to aid their learning. The Windows store has an ever-growing selection of education apps for Windows 8 and Windows phone, all of which could enhance your students’ learning by helping...
  • Blog Post: Deploying a Windows Store App with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1

    By Simon May One of a series of videos I’m working on that show how deployment works for modern apps , Windows Store apps, Windows 8 apps, Windows RT apps or Appx packages – whatever you like to call them. There are a few ways that you can deploy these types of apps to Windows 8 and Windows RT devices...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Education apps in the Windows Store

    I originally wrote about Windows 8 apps for education a few weeks ago . And since last time, that I've installed some more apps, so here's my additional recommended education apps for Windows 8: Mathrathon Windows Store link for Mathrathon It's a simple maths game – you're shown...
  • Blog Post: How students can build a Windows Phone app in 30 days

    The Generation App website, from the Windows Phone team, is a really well structured guide to developing apps for the Windows Phone. And ‘well structured’ means that it talks you through a 30-day plan to design, build, test, distribute and monetize applications for Windows Phone – and connects to all...
  • Blog Post: Understanding the costs of Google Apps

    You may be considering adopting Google Apps in your school, college or university to balance the requirements of your messaging and collaboration infrastructure. On the surface, Google Apps may seem like acceptable replacements for products such as Microsoft Exchange Server or Microsoft Office . But...
  • Blog Post: Make Money with Windows Phone

    Originally posted on the UK Student Blog . We're going to turn over the blog for another guest blog post - this time we asked people to give us their AppHub success stories, and George rose to the challenge. You can read his post below - and don't forget to submit your apps to the marketplace so that...
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