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10 uni student apps, app for Primary School students, Apple device rumours, Napa quake, guides & Star Walk even better


How the Napa quake was registered by iOS users with Jawbone
How the Napa quake was registered by iOS users with Jawbone

The 10 apps every college student needs to have — You can make the transition to university a lot smoother with some useful digital tools. The apps below will help you with everything from saving money to finding food to getting to class on time.

Writing Wizard makes writing appear like magic — Practicing letter forms can be quite a chore, but Writing Wizard makes it a magical experience anywhere. At NZ3.79 on the App Store, this universal app is a terrific value for your iPhone and/or iPad while children are kept engaged in the task of tracing using various methods of coaching and incentives.

Apple manufacturing costs spike to highest-ever levels, seen signalling huge ‘iPhone 6’ & ‘iWatch’ launches (and other rumours)— Apple’s manufacturing and component purchase commitments reached a record $15.4 billion last quarter, leading one analyst to tell investors on Monday that Apple is gearing up for a blockbuster fall with the launch of an “iPhone 6” and rumoured “iWatch.”
Another rumour says Apple is working on 16nm FinFET A9 chips, what’s ‘Phosphorous‘.

See how the Napa earthquake affected Jawbone users’ sleep — If you’re one of the many iPhone users with a Jawbone UP strapped to your wrist, you might be used to seeing pretty standard peaks and valleys on your sleep charts. Not so for many in Northern California who were awoken by the rumblings of one of the largest earthquakes to hit the area in several decades – and the consolidated sleep data (main picture) is actually pretty cool to look at.

How to view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone — Macworld tells you how.

Your complete guide to every Apple TV channel, A to Z — Macworld sat down with Apple’s teeny remote and combed through the entire set of offerings to help you decide whether Apple TV is for you [but note that not all channels are available in NZ, for example there are no TV series so far.]

Star Walk 2 mostly improves on the original — Star Walk 2 (NZ$3.79 with in-app purchases) is a solid update from the original award winning Star Walk astronomy program. This new version has a re-designed interface with the look and feel of each element beautifully crafted and drawing you into the inner workings of the app.