Tech Talk-Learning Apps

By Dan Reynolds, |

Published 04/19 2014 05:46PM

Updated 06/15 2014 11:43PM

        If you're interested in photography, but have no formal training, then visit this site - Creative Live. It offers top notch and very in depth video seminars on all aspects of photography. Also, software, web design and lots of other topics. The instructors are the best in the business. You can watch courses on your computer live for free, or pay a fee for on-demand access.
        A similar service called Lynda dot com also offers great live and on-demand learning. There are more than 2-thousand courses, offering lots of technology and graphic design tutorials and classes. To get these you need to purchase a membership, which starts at 25-dollars a month.
        Apple, of course, has it's famed iTunes U. This is a free app for the iPhone or iPad. It offers complete courses from leading universities and other schools. Apple boasts this is the world's largest digital catalog of free education content. There are more than 500-thousand free lectures, videos and books. This is a repository on thousand of subjects.
        One more online training company to consider: Coursera. It offers hundreds of free courses ranging from computer science to economics. You can watch by computer or an Apple or Android app.

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