App Reviews


Books
  • Kindle - all books and magazines
  • iBooks - Apple specific books and magazines
Courses
  • iTunes U - Must have app. Any teacher can now create an iTunes U Course on iTunes and share with their students who have an iPad. Download courses from around the globe for free
  • Rosetta Stone - Learn any language
  • Udemy - Free and paid courses
File Storage
  • Box - 5gb Free
  • Cubby - Developed by LogMeIn. 25gb Free
  • DropBox - Must have file storage for iPad. 5 gb Free
  • PogoPlug - Cool new file sharing service. 5 gb Free
Health
  • VitalSigns - Awesome app that takes your vitals by video recording you breathing
Music/Audio
  • Vevo HD - Watch the latest music video from your fav music icon
  • Songza - I have grown to love this app. Pick a mood and hit play.
  • Pandora - Good free music app
  • Mixlr - record and stream audio presentations
  • QuickVoice Pro  - record voice, voice to text and send via email
  • iHeartRadio - listen to radio stations from every State
News
Notes
  • Notability - full featured word processing note taking app
  • Paper - fluid drawing app with cool brushes and tools to choose from
  • Penultimate - excellent freehand note-taking app
Photo/Video
  • ColorSplash - Make part of the photo black and white. Example: Kim Anderson
  • iPhoto - Must have if you take tons of photos
  • iMovie - Edit and package movies on your iPad
  • Action Movie - create a preview movie about an upcoming concept your covering in class
  • SloPro - slow down video playback. Coaches could use to critique and improve moves.
  • Netflix - watch movies
  • YouTube - watch funny cat videos
  • Pixlr Express PLUS - simple photo editing app
  • Toon Camera - toonify your photos
  • PS Touch - Photoshop for the iPad
  • Adobe Ideas - Vector drawing program
Presentation
  • Explain Everything - Record podcasts of PDF, Powerpoint, Keynote, images, drawings, etc and share via YouTube, Google drive, Photos.
  • Screen Chomp - Record whiteboard and share via YouTube
  • Socrative - Create live polls & quizzes.
  • SyncPad - Share whiteboard screen with anyone with web browser and internet connection
  • ShowMe - Record whiteboard and share via YouTube
  • AirSketch -  Share whiteboard screen with anyone with web browser and intranet connection
  • ReplayNote -  - Record whiteboard and share via YouTube
  • Teacher Clicker - Create polls and quizzes
Productivity
  • Keynote - Apples version of MS PowerPoint
  • iAnnotate - Powerful PDF Markup Tool
  • WritePDF - PDF editor that allows to create hyperlinks and much more
  • DocsToGo - Good MS Office App
  • CloudOn - The best MS Office App
  • Pages - Create cool documents
  • Numbers - Apples version of MS Excel
  • EverNote - View most file types
  • GoodReader - Must have reader
  • LogMeIn - remote into your Mac or PC from the iPad
  • Facetime - remote video conference for interviews, conference calls, or guest speaker for class (built-in app)
  • WritePDF - edit PDF documents easily
  • BrainStorm - whiteboard with sticky notes
  • Moxtra - create binders that you can share. Create live sessions. Record and save sessions.
  • MindNode - mind mapping app.
Reference
  • WolframAlpha - Way cool app to find out just about anything. The brains behind SIRI.
Social Media
Utilities
  • Scan - Must have to scan QR codes
  • Hokusai - Edit your own sounds for your videos or even ringtones
  • AppStart - find out about the latest Apps for all categories
  • iZip - unzip files people email you
  • Yelp - discover and read reviews about local businesses around you. Try monicle!
Web Browsers
  • Puffin - The only browser you need to view flash websites
  • Chrome - Google making Safari look terrible
Web Development
  • Koder - IDE for web developers
 
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