So you finally got tired of faking it and bought a guitar. Congratulations! Now what do you do? Most beginners start with some basic lessons to learn how to hold the thing and finger some very simple chords. So far so good. Then they buy a tablature book, which shows you how to finger chords and scales. This is where a lot of would-be guitarists give up and decide they'll become lead singers instead.
Thanks to its helpful tutorials, KP Typing Tutor let you practice typing groups of letters and sentences, as well as get familiar with key positions on your computer's keyboard.
This program is a great solution for busy professionals who never took a typing class in school. KP Typing Tutor is easy to use for adults and children, and there is a link to a Help Web site should you have any questions. We liked how the program offers different types of practice and instruction. You can practice typing anything from simple groups of letters to whole paragraphs. There is … Read more
MB Learn Yoga offers a simple way to learn about the positions and belief system of yoga. Anyone interested in beginning to practice yoga will enjoy this helpful and easy tutorial.
The program's interface is instantly likable, thanks to clear direction and simple navigation. Work through a menu of different yoga positions and practices with a few simple clicks. The text is clearly articulated and the drawings are helpful, so much so that most people can skip the Help file. The program consists of seven categories (Information on Yoga, Yoga Asanas by Name, Yoga Asanas by Body Part, Yoga … Read more
Ray's Spelling and Word Games provides a simple program that will help youngsters learn how to spell. With three different games and simple commands that will be quickly mastered, users will love this collection of games.
The program's interface is full of cartoonish images, bright colors, and large, simple words that children should be able to master. If not, their parents will easily be able to assist, making the Help file somewhat unnecessary. The program consists of Spelling Challenges, Word Jumbles, and a hangman-like Find the Word. The spelling challenge provides tutorials that prepare the user for hearing … Read more
If you want more proof that software as a service and ad-supported business models are shaking things up, check out Practice Fusion. This week the small company announced the availability of its free, on-demand suite for physician practices.
Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard touts the software suite as Google Apps for physicians. It's a radical departure from the established and costly software packages used by physicians to manage their offices and patients records.
Practice Fusion includes practice management, scheduling, patient management (electronic medical records) and e-mail applications. The Web interface takes advantage of Flex 3, Adobe's rich Internet … Read more
To begin with, the fact that one is practicing the prior art … Read more
It's been a while since there was something worthy to note in this iPhone blog. The iPhone continues to perform well, even the replacement one. Updates come and go. I discover new features here and there, people still blog about it. It's just a part of regular life. People on planes still ask to see it. You can call the airlines to complain while you're on a plane. You can check flight statuses. Also, I've seen more and more women who have iPhones now too. This shouldn't be too surprising, after all with a million … Read more
File this one under "useless but awesome."
If your bookshelf just isn't haunted enough for your liking, 25 bucks can make it happen.
Things You Never Knew Existed is hawking some faux antique books that slide out and make creepy noises whenever anyone walks by.
Watch the video to see the haunted volumes in action. Halloween is quickly approaching, kids.
At first glance, this looks like a cross between a hearing aid and a Derringer pistol, but it's actually something that belongs on the desktop. The Sigma SGM2 mouse owes its funky design to the intended use as a presentation device, to control the computer screen pistol-style with thumb and trigger finger.
It sounds like a grand idea, and we might even be able to get past the weird look of this mouse if it weren't for one thing: It's not wireless. Which, as Newlaunches correctly points out, makes it far less appealing for standup lectures or … Read more