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The Week in Mac Apps: Serious money, hard math, and fun times

This week's roundup of Mac apps has everything you need for a productive and fun day: budgeting, tracking your things, doing a little math, and then letting off some steam while steering a spaceship.

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The best calculator apps for Android

Just think of all that time you wasted memorizing the multiplication tables!

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Be a rock star educator with the best free Android apps for teachers

Become a technology all-star in your classroom with these excellent Android apps.

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Star Walk 2 review: iPad app makes the night sky look better than ever

The follow-up to the iPad's flagship stargazing app is even better than the original.

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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

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The 10 best websites for students

Bookmark these sites that can prove a valuable resource during the school year.

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Small heads, safe ears: The best headphones for kids

These days, kids need headphones, too. We looked at a slew of cans designed to fit your child's head while protecting their hearing.

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Get productive in the new school year with the best free Android apps for students

It's time to load up your Android phone or tablet with the right apps for getting things done and staying organized.

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LeapTV puts kids inside the video game for active, educational fun

A new kids-only video game console lets kids use a Wii-style controller and a Kinect-style camera to learn while playing (and dancing and jumping and giggling).

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Staff Picks: Brush up on your language skills with Duolingo

Want to learn a new language or brush up on one you already know? Our staff pick, Duolingo, provides a great foundation for doing so.

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