Looking to start a new hobby in the New Year? Or to enliven your studying experience? If you have an iPhone, and iPad or a similar Apple device, you can start your endeavors with Inkling. Inkling is a free app that provides interactive books for learning or DIY purposes. Your skills will be sharpened and knowledge will be gained in engaging new ways as each of Inking’s materials are uniquely crafted with high-definition images, audio, and video along with quizzes and self- assessment features after every chapter. Highlighting, copying, and note-taking tools can also be utilized in these books as well. In addition, any notes, bookmarks, or other material you deemed important in the book will be saved in the iPad’s notebook. The social network scene is also drawn upon as you can follow anyone else using your same book, and view their notes and highlights, and discuss the subject on hand. All this is done straight from the book too! Books sold on Inkling are reasonably priced, and are even sold by the chapter. The app has been featured in USA Today, Huffington Post, the New York Times, and Tech Crunch. Users themselves have positively rated it and said it is gorgeous and easy to use. A new year always welcomes the opportunity to try something new. So why not try something with an Inkling interactive book?
If you have ever heard Ellie Goulding, you will automatically recognize her unique voice in her single ‘Lights’. Like her other songs, ‘Lights’ gives you a light, upbeat feeling. However, unlike her other songs, there is an interactive game to go along with the single. To go along with the free, bubbly feeling that comes with her song ‘Lights’ is a small game. It begins with the introduction, where the background is fading in, only black and white.
When her voice comes in, a light, similar to a shooting star appears. The longer you hold down your mouse, the faster the light travels. Moving your mouse also directs the light. When the chorus kicks in, the world of black and white turns to different colors. All along, the circles in the background bounce to the beat.
There is also a part when twitter usernames show up in the background. On the bottom ofthe loading page, there is an option to tweet about the site, and have your own show up in the interactive colorful world of ‘Lights’. After the first chorus, strips of color line along with the circles, leaving you in a world that’s even more colorful and bright. More thing happen as you progress through the song. The interactive game that goes along with ‘Lights’ fits very rightfully with the song. To experience this online pheromone simply visit lights.elliegoulding.com!