App of the month: September 2016

Gain access to university lectures and transform your photos into beautiful paintings.

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Gain access to learning materials from universities all over the world and transform your photos into beautiful paintings with these free apps.

iTunes U

Apple’s iTunes U gives you access you university courses and lectures from hundreds of universities such as Yale, Stanford and MIT. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about a subject, why not see if it is available on iTunes U? There are plenty of courses and lectures at your disposal, covering such diverse topics as finance, literature, marketing or biology. Courses range from primary school through to advanced university level, so no matter what depth you’re wishing to dive in to, there’s sure to be some content to suit you.

iTunes U is available for free on iPhone and iPad. Mac and PC users can also access iTunes U by downloading iTunes.


This fun app allows you to apply filters to your photos to make them truly stand out from the crowd. By using Prisma’s wide range of filters, you can transform your photographs into paintings, mosaics, drawings and more. Many of the custom filters are inspired by famous works of art, so if you’ve ever wondered how you would look painted by an impressionist artist, why not snap a selfie and see what the app has to offer? Prisma integrates perfectly with Instagram and Facebook, so you’ll be able to share your masterpieces with friends.

Prisma is available for free on iPhone, iPad and Android.



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