CES 2010: AlgebraPrep iPhone Apps

January 19, 2010 by  
Filed under CES 2010, Links and Resources

Learning math has never been easier! Pearson and Modality have teamed up to create the AlgebraPrep iPhone/iPod Touch app series that provide algebra help anytime with practice tests along with video solutions. Now you can have your own 24/7 Algebra Tutor, anytime, anywhere!

Elayn Martin-Gay, award-winning instructor, firmly believes that every student can succeed in mathematics, and this is reinforced in her new AlgebraPrep Apps.

What I really love most about these apps is the way they teach you by example how equations and problems are solved. You have the option of taking a practice or mini test. In a practice test, you get multiple chances to pick the correct answer. If you answer correctly, you can move on to the next question. If you answer incorrectly, the app will give you a hint on what you need to do. After you finish a practice test, you’re ready for the mini test which are designed to be taken in 10 minutes or less.

These apps are simple yet sophisicated for students in middle and high school. I’d highly recommend them for students learning math.

AlgebraPrep Apps are available for the following topics:

  • Factoring
  • Exponents
  • Real Numbers
  • Rationals
  • Equations
  • Roots/Radicals
  • Graphing
  • Systems
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Practice Mid-Term
  • Practice Final Exam

All apps are $2.99, except for the Practice Final Exam, which is $6.99. Find AlgebraPrep in the iTunes App Store.

For more information, see Pearson AlgebraPrep official website.

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CES 2010: AR.Drone Project

January 18, 2010 by  
Filed under CES 2010, Gadgets and Accessories

One of the more unique things to see at CES 2010 was definitely the AR.Drone. If you ever dreamed of being a pilot fighting aliens and monsters, then your dream has become a reality — augmented reality that is.

The Parrot AR.Drone Project is a quadricopter that you can fly using wifi and your iphone or iPod Touch. Imagine being able to see exactly what the pilot see on the quadricopter! And with augmented reality technology, monsters and aliens can be overlayed in reality. You can control your AR.Drone by just tilting your iPhone/iPod Touch.

The AR.Drone platform is open source, which is very exciting to software developers! I’m sure we will be seeing many new augmented reality iPhone/iPod Touch games appearing in the near future.

The release date and price of the AR.Drone is still unknown, but the future of gaming looks very bright.

For more information about the AR.Drone Project, see their official website.

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CES 2010 Overview

January 13, 2010 by  
Filed under CES 2010, Conferences

(*)Speck iPod Touch Cases at CES 2010I had such a fabulous time at the Consumer Electronics Show 2010 (CES) this year. It was a huge conference and I know I didn’t get to see everything. I spent most of my time in the 3 major halls, hoping to cover all the latest in technology for you! Here’s an overview of some things I really enjoyed at the show. Posts about each one in greater detail to come!

  • EnTourage Edge a ebook reader/tablet hybrid
  • Lenevo Ideapad Hybrid – new laptop and tablet in one!
  • Nokia Booklet 3g is Nokia’s new netbook
  • Cocoon Innovations has some nice and stylish bags for all your gadgets. These bags also come with GRID-IT! organization system that I really like. New bags are not on the website yet.
  • Case Mate – launched a new line called “I make My Case” where you can design your own case from famous artist’s artwork.
  • (*)Speck launched some lines of iPhone/iPod Touch cases — Fitted ArstProjekt, Fitted, and Satin Skin.
  • Gelaskins has some beautiful artwork for your devices.
  • Tru Protection – has some very nice anti-glare screen protectors for various mobile devices.
  • ZipCar is a similar to a rent-a-car service, but no attendants are needed. You just pick up the car at your reserved time and go. They now have an iPhone app where you can reserve the cars.
  • AlgebraPrep is a series of new iPhone/iPod Touch apps to help students prepare for Algebra math classes.
  • Parrot AR.Drone is a wifi helicopter with 2 cameras on it. You can play it with augmented reality games on your iPhone / iPod Touch!
  • OnStar iPhone App – launched last at CES that lets you control your Chevy volt with your iPhone.
  • Lego Universe is a new massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) coming out that uses Lego people!
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision allows gaming in 3d. Supercool. More..

This is my list of fun stuff at CES 2010, what were your favorite gadgets?

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CES 2010: OnStar Experience iPhone App

January 9, 2010 by  
Filed under CES 2010, Reviews

If you’re a proud owner of a GM Chevrolet Volt, you’ll be happy to know that an amazing iPhone app has recently been released at CES 2010 show! OnStar launched an iPhone app that will make taking care of your Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle a snap!

OnStar Experience allows a seamless connection to you and your Chevrolet VOLT vehicle data. You can even perform commands remotely to your car by simply clicking on buttons in the app. Never again do you have to worry if you’re car is out of charge, or is unlocked, etc. It’s all right in the app!

Some of the features that OnStar Experience provides are:

  • Vehicle State of Charge
  • Vehicle Electric Range
  • Vehicle MPG
  • Vehicle Charging Settings and Control
  • Lock / Unlock Doors
  • Honk Horn and Flash Lights

It’s just amazing how much you can control your car in just the palm of your hands! Check out OnStar Experience today. Note, if you do not have a Chevy Volt, you can still interact with the app in demo-mode.

Video Demo at CES 2010

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CES 2010: Zipcar iPhone App

January 9, 2010 by  
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Renting a car just got much easier. Zipcar.com introduces their iPhone app that allows Zipcar members to reserve cars in various cities in the U.S. and London.

Simply load the Zipcar iPhone app and sign in with your Zipcar account. Search the map and find a Zipcar location. Once you select the location, choose the type of car you want and reserve it. Select the date, time, and amount of time you would like to reserve it for, and that’s it, your car is booked!

The iPhone app makes the process of reserving a Zipcar so seamless and easy. Other extra features in the iPhone app includes unlocking and locking the car, activating the horn, as well as manage your reservations.

The Zipcar iPhone app is a great app for a very innovative car service!

This article was originally posted on iProng Magazine.

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CES 2010: Intel’s Interactive Cubes

January 9, 2010 by  
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Intel had one of the most impressive booths at CES 2010! It’s an interactive display where each of those cubes represent a piece of CES 2010 content from various social networks. Tapping on the cubes will bring up more information on the tweet or flickr photo. It’s an amazing way to display real-time content from all over the world. Definitely a must-visit booth if you have not been there.

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CES 2010: AR Drone iPhone Video Game

January 6, 2010 by  
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I’m definitely putting this AR Drone iPhone video game on my list of must-see-at-CES-2010!

This is just amazing! In the game, you can fly a real UFO-like object in the air while running after imaginary monsters or fighter planes on their iphones. Wow!

This awesome beauty was created by Parrot, a French company that specialize in Bluetooth hands free system, digital photo frames, and wireless speakers. They now need to add iPhone games to their list!

For more information about this, see Telegraph.co.uk

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CES 2010 Coverage

January 6, 2010 by  
Filed under CES 2010

CES 2010

I’m all packed and ready to head off to Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2010! I know it’s going to be awesome. You should be there!

I already have my eyes set on a few things, but I’m sure I’ll find plenty more to show you. Bill Palmer and I will be posting about iPhone / iPod Touch apps and accessories on iProng.com! You can also follow me at PHP-Princess.net for all things digital & geeky, my Twitter for short CES snippets, and Dolphinia.net for random things about Vegas.

I hope to see you on the show floor or at Robert Scoble’s “It Won’t Stay in Vegas” party! Be safe, and I’ll see you in Vegas!

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iPhone Game Accesssory: PosiMotion Helix

January 6, 2010 by  
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Helix

I can’t wait to get to CES 2010 and check out PosiMotion’s Helix! It’s an iPhone/iPod Touch game-grip accessory that will just add another level of gameplay!

I already packed my iPhone with accelerometer-based games so I’ll be ready! They’ll be displaying at CES at South Hall 1 #20653. Anyone wanna meet up there for some gaming competition? :)

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CES 2010: Lenovo Tablet

January 6, 2010 by  
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I’m really excited about CES 2010 now, especially after seeing Revision3 Tekzilla’s review and first look at Lenovo’s Tablet/PC Hybrid! It’s an amazing way to bring a tablet and a PC together! Check out the video to see why I’m excited! :D

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