August 2011 – NextWorth

Archives by Month: August 2011

5 Exciting Back-to-School iPad Apps

If you’ve been keeping up with tech news, you’ve probably noticed a new trend—mobile technology in the classroom. Several schools across the country have started implementing the use of Apple’s iPad in class. From elementary thru high school, students of all ages are using mobile technology to aid their learning.

This is an awesome trend, and we think that many children are really thriving from it. So we did a little research about some of the coolest iPad apps available for these kids. Check out this list—then let us know if we left off your favorite!

  1. The Official SAT Question of the Day – For high-schoolers, the SAT can be one of the most stressful events in their lives. This FREE iPad app provides a real SAT question everyday in all categories—writing, reading and math.
  2. Grammar Guide – Let’s be honest, how many people actually enjoy grammar? Not very many. That’s what makes this app so great. For just $0.99 it provides a quick reference guide to everything grammar, such as punctuation, misspelled words and proofreading.
  3. iFlipr FlashcardsMemorizing for your next test? What better way to do so than with flashcards? This app utilizes an algorithm that’s designed to boost memory and retention, so that A is in the bag.
  4. Merriam-Webster DictionaryNot sure how something is spelled? Use voice search to look up a word along with example sentences.
  5. PandoraLet’s get real, even students need some fun apps. Pandora’s free app lets you stream music straight to your phone. The app works just like the online service—just choose your favorite artist or song and Pandora will do the rest!

What’s your favorite school-related iPad app? Let us know!

New Season, New Gadgets: Affordably Upgrading Your Gadgets

As the summer sun begins to fade a little sooner each evening, it’s hard not to think about the impending autumn. With each changing season comes a slew of new things to do—new sports to watch, new clothes to wear, new movies to see and… new gadgets to buy.

Lately, it seems like the “next gen” of any electronic is coming out just as we get settled into the one before it. With the costs of these must-have gadgets on the rise, it can be hard to keep yourself stocked with the latest-and-greatest generations.

However, if you’re like us, and just NEED to have the most up-to-date gadgets, there is a way to (affordably) do it. Simply trade-in your current generation iPod, iPhone, Blackberry—whatever it may be—and get cash to put toward a newer one.

It’s a simple, win-win process.

  1. Search for your item
  2. Fill out a short assessment
  3. Get a quote

It’s really that easy! Once you’ve received your quote you can use a pre-paid shipping label we provide to send us your item(s). After we receive them, we’ll send you a check or gift card in return—usually in about 10 business days.

There are loopholes to every system out there, and we’ve found the one for upgrading electronics. Now you can keep up with all the latest electronics fads without breaking the bank.

Try it out today!

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