Mind maps are the holy grail of note taking. Not only do they include colour, pictures and precise detail, but they're organised in a way that helps the brain make connections essential for learning. Unfortunately, making coloured, detailed mind maps has always been a very difficult and lengthy process, however, an application for the Mac called Mindnode is set to change that! Read More...
Whether you're revising for a final, or trying to learn a new language, it's always difficult to learn a lot of new information. A program called Anki makes that process a lot more bearable. It takes the tried and tested method of using flashcards, and brings it to your desktop. You don't even have to spend hours making your own flashcards, Anki has a huge database in which people submit their own cards! Read More...
Similiarly to how any new smartphone has to be compared to the iPhone, any new image editor has to battle it out against Photoshop. This sleek, dark new application called Pixelmator allows any novice to edit their pictures without the need of spending $700 on Photoshop. But how does it compare to Photoshop? Do you feel the cut throat price when using it?