I am betting that many of the Engage Community members will give or receive new computers for the holidays, or will know someone who does. We often are asked by others to recommend programs for their computers, and it might be easier to send them to an article to read than to sit down for a lengthy conversation. In addition, a reference for them could be easier than trying to write it all down.
I found this article on 20+ Essential Programs for your new Windows Computer. It gives some great recommendations!
Can anyone recommend something similar for those Apples out there? What else do you consider your "essential," go-to programs for your own computers, especially for the classroom?
This should be a helpful discussion thread to those buying computers this holiday season. Here are a few sites that list some must have apps for a Mac computer
As I come across others, I'll post.