TED presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends. Find more than 700 TEDTalk videos (with more added each week) on the official TED app.You will enjoy listening to the TED talks especially when you are traveling!... more ».
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EZ Voice Memos enables users to record audios from real world iPad with little difficulty. As advertised on its download page, it promises to fill the gap of audio recording that the iPad does not come with at shipping. It is fairly user friendly. Upon downloading, users can instantly record... more ».
Voice Memos for iPad is essentially a voice recording application. I haven't spent much time using it so take this review with a grain of salt and you should spend some time reading reviews of others in the App Store. But what I have learned. This app costs $.99 to... more ».
The Mendeley app allows users to download and organize a complete library of pdf documents. A nice feature of this app is that it will understand and record document meta-data (such as author and publication date) so you can tag and organize documents extremely efficiently. This app is similar to... more ».
Adobe Ideas 1.0 is an app that allows users to sketch out ideas with a wide range of colors, tools, flexibility features. It has been suggested by several websites to be a perfect brainstorming app for writers. Students who are organizing, outlining or visualizing paper ideas might find this a... more ».
Smart Note allows you to take notes, draw, and record audio. Individual pages or complete notebooks can be exported as a pdf or uploaded to a Dropbox account. This application also allows a user to highlight and annotate pdf files that have been imported. Organization is a strong feature of... more ».
The Underscore Notify app allows you to write notes with your finger/stylus on the screen, type text anywhere on the page, draw pictures, insert web clippings and photos, record audio, create a bulleted list: all with the availability of different fonts, colors, pen widths. The 'canvas' scrolls on and on... more ».
smartNote Free is a notebook app that allows users to take notes, sketch out drawings, plans or ideas, and write out short personal notes-to-self. smartNote Free can also be used to take notes on pdf files. Notes can be arranged in custom notebooks. Several templates are available for note taking. ... more ».
iHomework is an app that allows students to organize, track and manage course assignments, readings, quizzes, exams, and other graded or required items. This app allows you to store instructor contact information along with office hours as well as course information such as meeting days and times. Graded or required... more ».
Periodic Table of Elements is an app that provides detailed information about each chemical element. A simple tap on an element provides a summary of the chemical traits of that element as well as the representation of the atoms electron shell. Elements can be viewed using atomic number, group, metal... more ».
Muscle & Bone Anatomy 3D is an application that allows users to explore the human musculoskeletal system. A viewer is provided that allows the user to learn the actions, origins, insertions and nerve innervations for major muscles. 3-D Lessons provide a close-view of the musculoskeletal structures of the shoulder, vertebrae,... more ».
3D Brain is an interactive 3-D model of the brain that allows users to explore 29 brain structures. A general overview is provided for each structure along with a case study, associated functions, associated cognitive disorders and problems and issues that may be related to damage of that structure. Research... more ».
Storyrobe is a fun app that you can use in your classes for digital story telling, an evolved form of digital narration method in which people tell stories or transfer experiences through the use of technology. The idea of Storyrobe is simple: you use the pictures already saved on your... more ».
If you think that Google Earth is a glossy version of Google Maps you will be surprised with this app! With Google Earth you will enjoy the affordances of the iPad touch screen while exploring geographical locations. Users are able to view linked businesses and panoramic photos, as well... more ».
2screens is a presentation app that enable users to present any store materials on their iPad or the internet via a VGA connector. It can use as a document manager, file viewer, and browser. During presentation, users can scribble and make notes on the presentation including a blank whiteboard. Unlike... more ».
With Office² HD, you can view, edit and create Microsoft Word compatible documents and Microsoft Excel compatible spreadsheets on the iPad. Additionally, Office² HD acts as a local file store, letting you store and view files of most types. Office² HD also integrates with Google Docs and MobileMe iDisk, giving... more ».
Numbers, Apple's spreadsheet application made for the Mac, has been completely redesigned for iPad. Using Numbers, you can view and edit Numbers '09, Microsoft Excel, and CSV files. You can share your work by exporting it to Numbers '09, Microsoft Excel, or PDF format and send it via email.This app... more ».
Google Docs isn't a standalone app for the iPad but it's mobile-optimized version of Google's document editor that can be accessed through iPads web browser. User can still access the full-fledged desktop editor but the mobile version has been optimized for the iPad.Thanks to the facelift, editing spreadsheets and managing... more ».
Thus far, using the iPad for the humanistic fields of psychology and sociology is minimalist at best. The best "App" to assist in the teaching and learning of Pyschology and Sociology: Safari. Either by surfing to the University of Minnesota's library homepage and reviewing online journals or searching through the... more ».
Sociology - Oxford Dictionary is an app "powered by Handmark, a Dictionary of Sociology is a wide-ranging, authoritative and the most informative of its kind. Compiled by a team of experts, under the editorship of Gordon Marshall and John Scott, it contains over 2,500 entries. With terms taken from sociology... more ».
PsycExplorererHD is an iPad app developed from the original iPhone/iPod Touch version, created by Michael A. Britt, PhD, described as an "experiences educator, podcaster and eLearning specialist. The apps purpose is described as an "app that will keep you up to date on news in the field of psychology. I've... more ».
Presentimer is an app created for both iPad and iPhone to keep track during the user's presentation. It is a relatively easy tool to use to keep track of time elapsed during a presentation not only one time but three different settings. The first time, the user can set for... more ».
Art HD is an application that introduces users to some of the most famous artists such as Frida Kahlo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Franz Marc. Upon opening the app, classical music appears with sections such as "Quiz", "My Gallery", "Search" and "Artists." Under Artists, are featured artists with brief bio... more ».
Paper Art trends is application about paper from various artists in field of graphic design, fashion, architecture, sculpture, animation, set design, jewelry, installation, etc...An application about paper is not as boring as it sounds. In fact, the picture of these paper creations are stunning. The visual stimulation this app can... more ».
Photo Mess is an free application that enable users to add multiple pictures to make a collage of pictures. It is a fun application for those who want to show all their pictures at once or make a artistic project of pictures/images. The best feature about this app is the... more ».
Sing 4 Me is a signed English translator. This app is used for teaching and learning sign language. Further, this app does provide sign language instruction in 3D. Category: Teaching and learningUseful for: Sign LanguagePrice: $9.99Customer Rating: 4/5 stars... more ».
A + English is intended to help learners impover their English speaking,listening, and reading skills. This app integrates classic books with audio download manager, player, and voice recorder. Category: Teaching and learningUseful for: Learning EnglishPrice: $1.99Customer Rating: 5/5 stars... more ».
This app is intended for non-native English speackers. It suppose to tech learnes through storylines. The app involves multiple voices to expose learnes to different speacking styles. Category: Teaching and learningUseful for: ELL learnersPrice: $4.99Customer Rating: 3/5 stars... more ».
Although not traditionally known as a social networking application, Skype is likely one of the most useful apps available on the iPad. The Skype app offers many of the features normally found on Skype, but for the iPad! Users can log-in to their Skype accounts with this app, where they can access contact lists,... more ».
An all-encompassing instant messenger, IM+ Pro gives users access to nearly all IM programs on the iPad via one, easy-to-use app. Users can access numerous IM accounts through this app, including AIM and MSN. Users can download a condensed version of this app for free, which provides access to... more ».
This app optimizes Facebook for the iPad. Friendly for Facebook features enhanced security and hosts a number of improvements over other Facebook apps, including the ability to upload and download pictures. Friendly for Facebook looks very smooth. This app makes Facebook more accessible and easier to use on the iPad. It attenuates some of the... more ».
Calculator HD: Statistics is statistics calculator for iPad. If you are a college student and need a calculator then this app is for you.Key features:- Standard & Statistics interface- Keyboard sound & mute option- Copy & Paste- Save status on exit- Backspace by swiping over the display- Big button, Easy... more ».
With PocketCAS you can do mathematics on your iPad. You can input formulas and equations and see the output graph.App has tutorials that show you how to solve equations or calculate integrals and derivatives. The contextual help covering more than 500 functions is always available, containing lots of examples. App... more ».
Math Ref is a math reference application that includes over 1,400 formulas, figures, tips and examples of the equations and concepts. Categories include but are not limited to Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Linear Algebra, Series & Sequence, Derivatives, etc.Math Ref is a good reference tool for college students in math field.... more ».
Evernote is a cloud based document storage tool that allows the capturing, organizing, storing and sharing of multiple file types including photos, videos, pdfs, text files, and audio memos, just to name a few. Items you store in Evernote can be sorted by tags, keywords and folder names and accessible... more ».
"History:Maps of World" is a large collection of high resolution historical maps. Maps are listed alphabetically and divided into four major categories: General, Polar Regions and Oceans, The Public Schools Historical Atlas by C. Colbeck (1905), World War II. Users can also search maps by era. One down side is that... more ».
It's very hard to oversell the usefulness of GoodReader. In a nutshell: "With GoodReader on your iPad, you can read virtually anything, anywhere. Books, movies, maps, pictures; GoodReader puts it all in a single app. From the very first time you use it, GoodReader is sure to be the... more ».
Dropbox is the easiest way to sync and share your files online and across computers and mobile devices without having to utilize external hardware such as a flash drive or CD. Dropbox operates under a cloud computing platform providing users with online storage accessible via mobile devices such as iPad,... more ».
The ultimate U.S. Civil War reference/database app. This extensive multimedia app is loaded with a variety of features and would be a great aide for a U.S. history student. Although this app provides comprehensive Civil War info on 18 different categories, it does have its drawbacks. The main drawback of this app... more ».
The Famous Speeches app provides speeches and quotations from some of history's most famous and influential people. This app features speeches given by an impressive list of historical figures. This list includes Susan B. Anthony, Mark Antony, St. Francis of Assisi, Napoleon Bonaparte, John Calvin, Winston Churchill, Marie Curie, Danton, King Edward... more ».
World Book - This Day in History is an interactive calendar for the iPad. This educational, easy-to-use application provides detailed information on significant historical events that took place on a given day. This app is synchronized to your iPad's calendar. Launching the app will provide information about historical events that took place... more ».
BlogPress is an application that allows a user to publish to a host of blogging platforms, including the University of Minnesota's Think blogging tool. BlogPress can also be used with WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger, MSN Live Spaces, Movable Type, TypePad, Live Journal, Drupal, Joomla, and SquareSpace. BlogPress integrates with Facebook and... more ».