App Guide
February 2014

Apps covered in workshop
Most descriptions taken from product websites, google play or iTunes

Ic...
App Guide
February 2014
Dropbox

Cloud storage; accessible by windows, mac,
mobile and Linux

Free

Google Drive

Cloud st...
App Guide
February 2014
Slide Shark

View and show PowerPoint slides on iPhone
and iPad. Preserves the transitions

free

...
App Guide
February 2014
Mirror op sender

Allows for wireless connection from android Free
device to monitor or lcd projec...
App Guide
February 2014
Khan Academy

Allows for viewing of Khan academy videos
Khan Academy viewer for android

free

Zit...
App Guide
February 2014
leaves, flowers, fruit, twigs, bark and form.
Explorer:
American
Museum of
Natural History

Lost i...
App Guide
February 2014
IEEE Xplore

These are not apps per se but websites built
for mobile devices.

Free with
subscript...
App Guide
February 2014
SnapSeed

Photo editing app

Free

Instagram

Photo sharing

Free

Songza

Play music for your moo...
App Guide
February 2014
Paper by Fifty
Three

Makes sketching so much easier! Variety of
pen styles and colors, color wash...
App Guide
February 2014
Mindnode

Notes

Graphic organizer, mind mapper
Syncs with mac
Can be exported as tiff, PDF, PNG, ...
App Guide
February 2014
Bento

Database program for Mac
Syncs with apple devices

$4.99

Not available

Bibion

NYPL over ...
App Guide
February 2014

Teacher Pal

to animate personal photos and import
backgrounds
Personal organizer for teachers, s...
App Guide
February 2014
Inotes

Text, photo, draw, organize into folders,
syncs to cloud or Dropbox, can be launched
from ...
App Guide
February 2014
American Folk Commentary on the” Infinite Variety: Three
Art Museum
Centuries of Red and White Qui...
App Guide
February 2014
Early Edition

News reader

Not available for android
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Meier and Moore-field-Lang: Additional Resources, Apps Guide Feb. 2014

  1. 1. App Guide February 2014 Apps covered in workshop Most descriptions taken from product websites, google play or iTunes Icon Title Purpose Cost Nook Read books purchased from Barnes and Noble Free Kindle Read books purchased from Amazon Free Overdrive Read books lent from libraries Free Google Play Books Read books purchased from Google Books Free iBooks Free Read books purchased from iTunes For both IOS/Android unless listed
  2. 2. App Guide February 2014 Dropbox Cloud storage; accessible by windows, mac, mobile and Linux Free Google Drive Cloud storage Free Sugar Sync Cloud storage free Quick Office Pro Microsoft office for mobile devices Syncs with Google docs, Dropbox 14.99 Numbers Spreadsheet program for Mac $9.99 ios Pages Word processor for Mac 9.99 ios GoDocs Ability to edit Google docs, spreadsheets, etc. on mobile devices $4.99
  3. 3. App Guide February 2014 Slide Shark View and show PowerPoint slides on iPhone and iPad. Preserves the transitions free Mighty Meeting Presentation and whiteboard sharing free Google Presentation New version of Google slides free Slide Share Mobile website ios free http://m.slideshare.com Haiku Deck Slide creation and presentation app free ios Keynote Apple presentation app – part of iWork 9.99 ios
  4. 4. App Guide February 2014 Mirror op sender Allows for wireless connection from android Free device to monitor or lcd projector Flipboard pages Popular magazine and social media app Free NetVibes Monitors social media free Feedly News reader free NewsBlur Social news reader Pulse Brings blogs, magazines, social networks and newspapers into one place free Evernote “Captures everything” note clipper, web clipper, voice, texts Free. More storage for a price
  5. 5. App Guide February 2014 Khan Academy Allows for viewing of Khan academy videos Khan Academy viewer for android free Ziti Personalized magazine learns what you like to read and delivers new material all the time. Free Google Maps Mapping app, shows locations street view, can search for attractions nearby free Science 360 NSF funded access to science and engineering images and videos, newsfeed from NDF-funded institutions Free History Maps of the world Nice collection of historical maps – several companion maps apps – History of Europe, Asia, Americas - these cost 7.99 free LeafSnap 1st in a series of electronic field guides. Free Developed by Columbia, University of Maryland and the Smithsonian. Uses visual recognition software to help identify trees from photos of their leaves Came from the dendrology class at Virginia Free Tech. Used to be CDs . It contains fact sheets for 969 woody plants from all over North America with an in depth description, range map and thousands of color images of vTree Science 360 radio app available, does not seem to be same as robust as one for iPad ios Android app under development Only Android
  6. 6. App Guide February 2014 leaves, flowers, fruit, twigs, bark and form. Explorer: American Museum of Natural History Lost in the museum? Use the GPS locater in Free this app to help you find your way - will give turn by turn directions to exhibits along with visuals of what’s in the museum Considering android app Edmodo Teacher portal allowing students and teachers to stay connected, check grades assignments etc. Free Assignment Planner Pro For the student to keep track of schedule, assignments, projects etc. $1.49 or add supported free version Android only iStudiez Pro Student planner, cloud sync, interactive calendar, grades, assignments etc. 9.99 Ios only Anatomy 4D Augmented reality interactive anatomy app free iAnnotate PDF reader annotator $.9.99
  7. 7. App Guide February 2014 IEEE Xplore These are not apps per se but websites built for mobile devices. Free with subscription Available in mobile website JStor Digitized print journals, reference source App free but full text available with subscription Available in mobile website Medline Provides citations and abstracts to biomedical literature. Full text available when possible App, citations, abstracts and some full text available free but more full text available with subscription Search title to find libraries near you owning Free the title Available in mobile website Ebscohost Academic reference database Free with subscription Available in mobile website Gale – Access my library college edition App from Gale – Access my public library, Access my school library Free with subscription Android app available Ted Mobile version of the Ted Talks website Free WorldCat Available in mobile website
  8. 8. App Guide February 2014 SnapSeed Photo editing app Free Instagram Photo sharing Free Songza Play music for your mood- gym, relaxing, work etc. Free Slacker Radio Customized music along with talk and sports from ABC, ESPN and more Free Pandora Choose music and radio by genre or create your own free Penultimate Handwriting app uses gel ink colors. Can create different notebooks for different topics, allows for pages to be inserted, deleted, duplicated or moved to another notebook .99 PenSupremacy for Tablets $1.49
  9. 9. App Guide February 2014 Paper by Fifty Three Makes sketching so much easier! Variety of pen styles and colors, color wash from light to dark, ability to share through email, tumblir, facebook, and twitter Free but can purchase different pens Additional apps (not covered in March 2013 workshop) Icon Title Purpose Cost Art HD Great artists and their masterpieces Quiz Create your own gallery of favorites Free $5.99 deluxe version available Museum of Modern Art Highlights of the “Abstracts Expressionist Free New York” exhibit. Videos on key works and artists, internet connection needed Documentary and photos of bronzes done by Free Rodin NCMA Rodin PaperPort Notes Digital note taking tool allows the use of documents, web content, audio, typed and handwritten text. Dragon Voice has been added allowing for voice to text. Cloud storage Free Android/Blackberry Versions Android app available
  10. 10. App Guide February 2014 Mindnode Notes Graphic organizer, mind mapper Syncs with mac Can be exported as tiff, PDF, PNG, rtf outline Free Thinking space $20 for Mindnode pro recommended for android users Cogimap and Mindberry recommended for blackberry Simple text notes, no organization, can email Free comes installed or print Study Blue Create flashcards using text and pictures, Free track your progress, and use the filter to only study what you don’t know. Android version available Melbourne Museum Please touch exhibit Red Laser Ability to explore Melbourne Museums treasures and displays Free Bar code reader Free Android version from App Brain Scan Bar code reader Free Photon Alternative to the Safari browser, but this one supports Flash files $4.99 Android version available QRScan Now for blackberry `
  11. 11. App Guide February 2014 Bento Database program for Mac Syncs with apple devices $4.99 Not available Bibion NYPL over 700 items from the NYPL 19391940 New York World’s Fair collection Free Library of Congress Virtual tour of the Library of Congress Free NYPL app available for android and iPad but not one specifically for this exhibit Android app available Facetime Allows for video calls to other Apple devices Free Skype Doodle Buddy Finger painting without the mess, allows students to practice numbers letters drawing, includes stamps, draw with friends! Free Paintjoy Rocket Math Practice games for elementary math facts. 99 cents Math Number game Zcrazy math Puppet Pals Allow students to create and animate puppet shows. You can record and save shows Director’s Pass for 2.99 adds more backgrounds and characters and allows you Free with limited character and background choice. Not available in Android, Puppet Show available for .99 from Android Marketplace
  12. 12. App Guide February 2014 Teacher Pal to animate personal photos and import backgrounds Personal organizer for teachers, seating charts, tracks attendance, grades and behavior Free Teacher Aide Lite available from Android marketplace iThoughts Mind mapping tool for iPad and iPhone $9.99 MindMeister or Mindmaps available in android Instapaper Save web pages for reading later Browse articles your friends are reading $4.99 InstaFetch Pro Send to Instapaper Other Apps not covered in the presentation Icon Title Purpose Cost Android/Blackberry Versions Notetaker HD Captures handwriting, allows a zoom to accommodate larger stylus Exports as PDF and can be emailed Can be organized into folders $4.99 Android – handwriting by Dato
  13. 13. App Guide February 2014 Inotes Text, photo, draw, organize into folders, syncs to cloud or Dropbox, can be launched from Safari To do list or notes organized by different bulletin boards Fun, notes or lists can be emailed Lite version free $3.99 GoodReads Great social place for readers, can keep track of books read, books to read, can read reviews of books, tagging Free Dictionary Dictionary and thesaurus Free iClassics Classical Music discovery tool Choose by mood or composer or genre Free Groovebug Scans your music library and creates a “fluid interactive magazine for each individual artist” Free Steinway Etude Learn the piano fingerings for songs some sheet music free and some for purchase Free Infinote Note Everything from Android Market $1.99 Available for android but not an app for blackberry, but you could use the mobile website on blackberry Available for android and blackberry
  14. 14. App Guide February 2014 American Folk Commentary on the” Infinite Variety: Three Art Museum Centuries of Red and White Quilts” museum layout, comments on 650 quilts all read and white British Library Access to the library’s 19th century book 19th Century collection. Option to subscribe for $3.00 a Collection month will give access to all titles free or not Free Android app available Free Android app available Science Friday NPR Science Friday’s broadcast PBS Free Android app available Garden Need help with your garden? Over 2000 species includes common and botanical names; includes pests, guides and journal $2.99 9/11 Memorial Reeder Explore the building of the memorial, construction pictures and information on the twin towers Part of a series developed by the History Associates and Civil War Trust with a grant from VDOT. To encourage tourism in Virginia will highlight all Virginia Civil War battle grounds News reader Pulse News reader in magazine form Bull Run Android app available Considering android apps Not available for android, Google reader or Feedly suggested Android app available
  15. 15. App Guide February 2014 Early Edition News reader Not available for android

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