Free iOS App Today: Percentages Calculator

Written by Nathan Smith on . Posted in iOS Apps, Mobile Apps

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/percentages-calculator/id528727630?mt=8

 

Percentages Calculator is the most powerful percentages calculator designed with simplicity and functionality. 

Do you struggle making simple percentage calculations in your head? Struggle no more! With this Percentages Calculator you can now perform useful calculations in a couple of seconds.

Percentage Calculator contains NINE functions:

1) INCREASE A VALUE BY A PERCENT 
e.g. Increase 850 by 20% 

2) DECREASE A VALUE BY A PERCENT 
e.g. Decrease 1020 by 60% 

3)CALCULATE THE PERCENTAGE OF A NUMBER
e.g. How much is 56.98 to 123?

4) CALCULATE PERCENT CHANGE
e.g. If a value originally was 314 and now is 225 by what percent has the value changed? 

5)CALCULATE PERCENT OF A PART VALUE
e.g. 70 is what percentage of 168? 

6) FIND THE ORIGINAL VALUE BEFORE A PERCENT INCREASE 
e.g. If a value is 130 after a 50% increase ,what is the original value before the 
increase? 

7) FIND THE ORIGINAL VALUE BEFORE A PERCENT DECREASE 
e.g. If a value is 116 after a 22% decrease ,what is the original value before the decrease? 

8) x IS y% OF
e.g. 77 is 80% of what? 

9) FRACTION TO PERCENT
e.g. The fraction: 76.89 / 91.89 is the same as what percent?

Percentages Calculator provides the fastest possible launch so you can use your calculator within seconds.
Available for iPhone,iPad and iPod Touch!

– Tested by professionals all over the world and is working to the 100%.
– No flaws and no additional in-app purchases
– Designed with simplicity and functionality
– Universal App
– iPhone 5 ,iPad mini and iOS 6 supported

 

Free iOS App Today: Super Readers – A Dolch Sight Words Based Story Book App That Will Help Turn Your Child Into a Super Reader!

Written by Nathan Smith on . Posted in iOS Apps, Mobile Apps

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/super-readers-dolch-sight/id560348568?mt=8

 

Free in the next two weeks to celebrate the release of our latest app, Little Monster Adventures!

"Super Readers is a really great app for kids. It does an amazing job at helping them improve reading skills…" -TheIpadFan.com

"With 10 different storybook activities to choose from with each based on different reading levels, Super Readers does an amazing job of helping your child improve their reading skills." – Monster Mobile

"Super Readers is a new and fun way for kids to learn and improve their reading fluency." -iHeartThisApp.com

"Few interactive storybooks offer such a nice feature as Super Readers." – Fun2Tap.com

"Super Readers is a nice app for parents and teachers looking to provide students with an independent activity for practicing reading fluency." -FunEducationalApps.com

"As a first garde teacher, I highly recommend this wonderful reading tool." -Lindie's Learning School

Super Readers is a fun and innovative animated storybook. Using the Dolch sight words that your children use in school every day, we created an educational reading app designed to help your child become a better reader.  
Super Readers is comprised of 10 vocabulary controlled stories that are differentiated by the reading levels: End of Kinder, Middle of First, End of First, and Beginning of Second. Within each unique, interactive story, your young reader will be encouraged and supported in their new reading skill.
Reading fluency is an important component of reading that takes practice, and with our animated storybook and voice record feature your child will be thoroughly engaged as they build their confidence in reading!

Features: 
•Automatic word highlighting during narration
•Touch each word on a page to help struggling readers hear the word
•Animations and sound effects add a fun learning environment
•Ability to record the reader’s voice and save each page’s recording
•Stories are differentiated by reading level
•Vocabulary controlled stories 
•Super Readers was created by a credentialed elementary school teacher and a toy developer

 

SPARKED: Behind the Technology

Written by Nathan Smith on . Posted in New Technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YqUocVcyrE

Get an exclusive look at the story behind the short film SPARKED: a collaboration between Cirque du Soleil, ETH Zurich, and Verity Studios. SPARKED demonstrates how state of-the-art technology can be used to combine human actors and quadcopters in a symbiotic, choreographed performance. This collaboration has opened a new door to the future of technology in the world of live entertainment.

SPARKED: http://youtu.be/6C8OJsHfmpI

Cirque du Soleil: http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/
ETH Zurich: http://www.idsc.ethz.ch/Research_DAndrea
Verity Studios: http://www.veritystudios.com/
 

 

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