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set-up your iPad with the most useful business and personal apps. Learn the tips and techniques you need to maximize your iPad’s capabilities to ensure that you are getting the most out of this......

set-up your iPad with the most useful business and personal apps. Learn the tips and techniques you need to maximize your iPad’s capabilities to ensure that you are getting the most out of this workhorse. Begin to use the iPad to watch movies, listen to music, read books, play video games, use FaceTime with distant friends and browse the internet. Unlock the device’s full potential.

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  • 1. Bridget  Gibbons   Gibbons  Digital  Consultants   Oct  15,  2013  
  • 2. The  Basics  –  Home  bu@on   2  
  • 3. The  Basics  
  • 4. The  Basics  -­‐  NoDficaDon  Center   —  Click  on  the  home  bu@on   —  Slide  down  from  top  to  reveal  noDficaDons   4   4  
  • 5. The  Basics   —  Open  an  App:  Touch  it   —  Close  it:  Press  the  Home  Bu@on   6  
  • 6. Organizing  Apps   —  Tap  and  hold  on  any  app   —  Move  them  when  the  wiggle   —  Drag  apps  on  top  of  each  other  to  create  folders   —  Tap  the  home  bu@on  when  done     7  
  • 7. Docking  an  app   —  Hold  your  finger  on  the  app  unDl  it  wiggles   —  Drag  the  app  to  the  very  bo@om   —  Tap  the  home  bu@on   8  
  • 8. Switching  between  Apps   —  Double  tap  the  home  icon   —  Slide  your  finger  to  the  app  you  want  and  select  it   Closing  an  App  Completely   —  Hold  your  finger  on  the  app  you  want  to  close  unDl  it   wiggles   —  Press  the  red  circle  with  the  white  minus  sign   —  Press  the  home  bu@on   9  
  • 9. 11  
  • 10. Basic  Wi-­‐Fi  seXngs   12  
  • 11. Zoom   — Open  your  browser   — Go  to  a  web  site   — Put  two  fingers  on  the  screen;  drag   them  apart  and  pinch  them  together  to   zoom  in;  spread  them  apart  to  zoom  out   13  
  • 12. Search   —  Press  the  home  bu@on   —  Swipe  down   —  Search  box  appears  at  the  top   14  
  • 13. Easy  access  to  adjustments   —  Swipe  up  from  the  bo@om  of  the  screen   —  Easy  access  to  volume,  airplane  mode,  clock,  camera,  etc.     16   16  
  • 14. Apps  are  the  way  to  go!   —  40  billion  apps  have  been  downloaded  —  since  the  iOS   App  Store  opened  in  2008.     —  Half  of  those,  20  billion,  were  downloaded  in  2012.     —  There  are  now  775,000  iOS  apps  available   —  300,000  iPad  apps   18  
  • 15. How  to  find  good  apps?   —  Check  Curated  Websites  And  Blogs   —  AppAdvice,  MacStories,  iMore,  TUAW   —  Check  iTunes  App  Store  Reviews   —  Make  sure  the  app  Isn’t  abandoned   —  Check  the  updated  date     19  
  • 16. GeXng  Started  -­‐  SeXngs   —  Bluetooth   —  Do  Not  Disturb   —  Sounds   —  Brightness   —  iCloud   20  
  • 17. Built  in  Apps   •  iPad  comes  with  built-­‐in  apps  that  are  basic  business  tools   21  
  • 18. Business  ProducDvity   •  Top  3  business  tools:  Pages,  Keynote,  Numbers   22  
  • 19. Top  Apps   23  
  • 20. Twi@er   24  
  • 21. Twi@er   —  Simple  to  operate:  sign  in  with  your  account  and  your   stream  of  tweets  will  be  displayed.     —  You  can  see  photos  and  websites  that  your  followers   have  shared  right  within  your  stream   25  
  • 22. Facebook   26  
  • 23. Facebook   —  View  your  Newsfeed     —  View  photos   —  Send  messages  to  your  friends   27  
  • 24. Pinterest   28  
  • 25. Pinterest  Benefits   —  You  can  browse  others  in  different  categories  (travel,   food,  etc.)  by  swiping  in  from  the  lel  side.     —  The  highlight  here  is  content  –  photos  are  beauDfully   displayed  and  it's  easy  to  flip  through  others'  boards  and   admire  the  striking  collecDons  of  cool  stuff.     —  You  can  also  browse  the  web  through  the  app  and  pin   new  things  to  your  boards.   29  
  • 26. Skype   30  
  • 27. Skype   —  one  of  the  best  cross-­‐plaoorm  video  calling  services.   —   The  app  works  much  like  the  desktop  programs.     —  Log  in  with  your  username  and  password  and  you'll  get  a   list  of  your  contacts.     —  You  can  choose  to  video  call  with  them,  send  them  a   message,  or  make  a  regular  voice  call.     31  
  • 28. Amazon  Kindle   32  
  • 29. Amazon  Kindle   —  Choose  from  millions  of  Dtles  in  Amazon  store   —  Access  any  books  you've  bought  on  other  Kindle  e-­‐ readers  right  on  the  tablet   —  Has  a  feature  called  X-­‐Ray,  which  shows  the  "bones  of  the   book,"  including  the  main  characters  and  places   —  You  can  also  purchase  magazines  through  the  app   33  
  • 30. Flipboard   34  
  • 31. Flipboard  Benefits   —  Social  reader  app  –  log  in  with  your  social  network  and  it   gathers  all  the  links  to  the  stories  and  photos  your  friends   are  sharing  in  a  clean  layout   —  Flip  through  pages  and  pages  of  stories  that  are  popular   with  your  friends.     —  Customize  your  news  sources  and  select  different  topic   areas   —  Basically,  build  your  own  personalized  magazine     35  
  • 32. News360   36  
  • 33. News360   —  Similar  to  Flipboard  but  is  for  the  harder  news  addict     —  Launch  it,  select  the  topics  you  are  interested  in  –  poliDcs,   technology,  health,  etc.     —  It  feeds  you  current  news  about  each  of  those  from   different  news  outlets     —  Will  analyze  what  you  like  and  start  to  feed  you  more   about  those  stories   37  
  • 34. Instapaper   38  
  • 35. Instapaper   —  Reading  a  long  arDcle  on  your  computer  is  not  fun   —  Sign  up  for  an  Instapaper  account  (instapaper.com)  and   when  you  come  across  a  long  arDcle  on  your  computer,   you  can  "Instapaper  it"  with  a  bookmarklet  that  you   install   —  When  you  log  in  to  that  same  account  through  the  iPad   app,  the  arDcle  will  appear  in  an  easy  to  read  format   39  
  • 36. Evernote   40  
  • 37. Evernote   —  Step  up  from  Apple's  built-­‐in  Notes  app.     —  The  cross-­‐plaoorm  app  syncs  your  notes  from  the  web   and  all  of  Evernotes  other  apps  so  you  always  have  them   in  one  place.     —  You  can  insert  images  and  voice  reminders  within  your   notes  too.     —  Evernote  has  organized  all  your  notes  into  notebooks,   which  you  can  give  a  cover  photo.     41  
  • 38. Dropbox   42  
  • 39. Dropbox   —  Best  way  to  get  photos  and  files  from  one  device  to   another.     —  The  app  can  be  downloaded  on  your  computer  (Mac  or   PC),  your  phone,  and  your  iPad.  Drop  a  file  in  your   Dropbox  on  your  computer  and  it  will  pop  up  on  your   iPad.   —  It's  a  great  way  to  transfer  images  or  files.  Dropbox  gives   you  2GB  for  free;   43  
  • 40. Onlive  Desktop   44  
  • 41. Onlive  Desktop   —  OnLive  Desktop  lets  you  see  your  full  PC  desktop  right  on   the  iPad's  screen.     —  You  can  navigate  your  Windows  PC,  open  files  or  folders   and  even  read  and  edit  Microsol  Word,  Excel,  or   PowerPoint  documents.     —  You  can  access  your  PC  from  anywhere  as  long  as  you  are   connected  to  WiFi.   —  Mac  –  Appears  that  you  need  to  upload  files  to  see  them.   45  
  • 42. ShowYou   46  
  • 43. ShowYou   —  The  app  you  want  for  tuning  into  the  best  videos  on  the   Internet.     —  Brings  in  video  that  your  friends  are  sharing  on  Twi@er  or   Facebook.     —  Log  in  with  your  accounts  and  it  will  bring  in  the  videos   people  are  sharing  on  YouTube  and  other  video  sites.     —  You  can  share  your  own  videos  with  your  ShowYou   followers  and  easily  share  them  on  other  social  networks.     47  
  • 44. YouTube   48  
  • 45. YouTube   —  While  ShowYou  is  great  for  seeing  what  others  are   watching,  nothing  can  top  the  official  YouTube  app.     —  It  features  lists  of  video  topics  on  the  lel  side  along  with   subscripDons  to  your  favorite  channels.     —  When  you  play  a  video  at  full  screen,  you  just  have  to   swipe  from  the  lel  to  bring  back  those  channels.     —  Swipe  from  the  right  and  you  will  see  suggested  videos   based  on  the  one  you  are  watching   49  
  • 46. HuluPlus   50  
  • 47. HuluPlus   —  One  of  those  must-­‐have  apps  for  turning  your  iPad  into  a   TV  replacement.     —  If  you  have  a  Hulu  Plus  subscripDon  ($7.99  a  month)  you   get  unlimited  streaming  through  the  app   —  You  get  all  the  standard  video  controls,  but  move  to  the   split  screen  mode  and  you  can  watch  a  video  while   browsing  other  shows.   51  
  • 48. GetGlue   52  
  • 49. GetGlue   —  Log  in  with  your  Facebook  account  and  you  can  "check-­‐ in"  to  the  TV  show  you  are  watching.     —  You  can  then  see  who  else  is  watching  that  show  and   what  they  are  saying  about  it.     —  You  can  follow  friends  and  they  can  follow  you.     —  The  app  also  shows  you  what  is  coming  up  on  TV  and   provides  central  pages  for  programs  to  show  you  what   others  are  saying  about  it.     —  Basically,  it's  the  ulDmate  social  experience  around  TV.   53  
  • 50. Zeebox   54  
  • 51. ZeeBox   —  The  app  shows  you  what  people  are  talking  about  –  the   biggest  buzz  around  shows,  what  the  stars  are  watching   and  what  people  are  raDng  shows.     —  When  you  input  your  zip  code  and  cable  provider  it  will   also  give  you  a  guide  of  the  day's  programming  and  what   the  buzz  is  about  the  show  with  data  from  Twi@er.   —  If  you  happen  to  be  watching  the  same  show  as  a  friend   you  can  even  chat  with  them  within  the  app  about  it.     55  
  • 52. SpoDfy   56  
  • 53. SpoDfy   —  Ho@est  music  services  and  its  iPad  app  shows  off  its   greatest  features.     —  Log  in  and  you  will  be  presented  with  your  collecDon  of   songs,  albums  and  playlists  on  the  lel  side.     —  On  the  right  column  you  see  the  list  of  songs.  The  app   also  surfaces  opDons  which  are  buried  in  the  desktop   apps  or  sites,  like  the  Inbox  and  messaging  features.   —   There's  also  an  easy  search  funcDon  and  "What's  New"   area  to  see  top  songs.   57  
  • 54. Pandora   58  
  • 55. Pandora   —  Must-­‐have  when  it  comes  to  discovering  music.   —   Log  in  with  your  account  and  you'll  get  all  your  saved   staDons.     —  You  can  easily  search  for  an  arDst  or  song  to  create  a  new   staDon.  T   —  he  app  is  decently  designed  but  don't  expect  any  bells   and  whistles  here   59  
  • 56. Shazam   60  
  • 57. Shazam   —  Popular  music  idenDficaDon  app   61  
  • 58. Fab   62  
  • 59. Fab   —  Fab  has  become  one  of  the  most  popular  places  to  shop   on  the  Internet  because  of  its  social  media  De-­‐in  and  its   awesome  inventory.     —  You  can  browse  lots  of  cool  stuff  in  the  well  laid-­‐out  app.   —  You  can  see  what  your  friends  have  bought  or  liked  if  you   log  in  with  your  Facebook  account.     63  
  • 60. Red  Laser   64  
  • 61. Red  Laser   —  RedLaser  scans  the  ordinary  bar  code  on  any  product  and   shows  you  all  the  prices  of  that  product  in  your  area.   65  
  • 62. Flashlight   66  
  • 63. Flashlight   —  Flashlight  uses  the  LED  light  on  iPhone  4  and  fills  your   screen  with  bright  white  light  to  illuminate  your  world   when  you  find  yourself  in  a  dark  spot  or  concert.   67  
  • 64. Words  with  Friends   68  
  • 65. Words  with  Friends   —  You  will  find  that  some  have  turned  their  iPads  into   Words  with  Friends  machines,  just  playing  the  Scrabble-­‐ like  game  with  opponents  for  hours  and  hours.   —   Zynga's  Words  with  Friends  is  exactly  what  it  says  it  is  –  a   word  game  to  play  with  your  friends.     —  Very  similar  to  Scrabble,  each  player  gets  a  selecDon  of   le@ers  and  has  to  create  words.     —  Sign  in  with  Facebook  and  you  can  start  games  with  your   friends.  You  can  play  mulDple  games  at  the  same  Dme.     69  
  • 66. Virtuoso   70  
  • 67. Virtuoso  Piano  3   —  Piano  keys  are  conveniently  labeled  with  chords  and   colors  to  help  you  learn,  and  right  and  lel  arrows  at  the   top  help  you  progress  and  navigate  the  keyboard,   bringing  you  up  and  down  the  scale.     —  For  $.99  each  you  can  purchase  addiDonal  packs,  such  as   guitar  packs  as  well  as  the  ability  to  disable  ads.     71  
  • 68. Photoshop  Touch  /  Express   72  
  • 69. Photoshop  Touch   —  Provides  you  with  the  basic  ediDng  tools  to  crop,  adjust  or  create   effects  from  digital  images.     —  If  you  use  Adobe's  Photoshop  solware,  you  will  find  a  familiar  set   tools  in  this  app  such  as  flip,  straighten,  crop  and  rotate.  Select  a   photo  from  your  collecDon,  and  then  press  the  edit  bu@on.     —  A  row  of  tools  appear  as  icons  on  the  bo@om;  tap  on  the  lens  icon   to  apply  camera  filters,  such  as  Sol  Focus  or  Sharpen.  Press  Crop   and  swipe  from  the  top  or  bo@om  corners  to  adjust  the  frame.     —  Adobe  offers  a  more  basic  free  app  called  Photoshop  Express,  but   Photoshop  touch  provides  more  interacDv   73  
  • 70. ESPN  Scorecenter   74  
  • 71. ESPN  Scorecenter   —  Scorecenter  for  iPad  contains  a  rich  amount  of  informaDon   and  detail  on  the  games  and  teams  fans  love  to  follow.     —  Tap  the  menu  bu@on  to  access  any  sport-­‐-­‐football,  for   example.  Select  NFL  to  see  a  recent  calendar  of  teams  that   played  and  the  scores,  too.     —  The  app  allows  users  to  view  video  replay;  swipe  to  the  right   of  the  screen  and  the  screen  loads  the  selected  video  quickly,   and  also  provides  a  quick  capDon  of  what  you're  about  to  see.     —  This  is  a  comprehensive  app  with  an  enormous  amount  of   data  at  your  fingerDps.     75  
  • 72. Around  Me   76  
  • 73. Around  Me   —  Around  Me  locates  the  nearest  gas  staDon,  bank  or  restaurant  for  you,  and   —  —  —  —  the  newest  release  even  lets  you  book  a  hotel.    Launch  the  app  and  a  column  with  categories  to  search  appears  on  the  lel   side,  and  a  map  with  your  current  locaDon  loads  onto  the  main  screen.     Tap  "Supermarkets,"  for  example,  and  the  app  loads  the  nearest  opDons  in   the  lel  side  column  with  the  address  and  distance  from  you.     The  app  contains  a  useful  set  of  map  tools,  such  as  zoom  and  search   bu@ons;  press  the  compass  icon,  enter  in  your  address,  and  the  app  will   adjust  the  locaDon  on  the  map  below.     Tap  the  Hotels  tab,  and  the  app  provides  a  list  of  hotels  nearest  you   including  star  raDngs  and  the  lowest  rate  available  per  night.   77  
  • 74. Dark  Sky   78  
  • 75. Dark  Sky   —  The  preXest  one  you  will  find.  A  weather  radar  for  local   forecasts,  the  app  provides  up-­‐to-­‐the-­‐hour  weather   predicDons  for  your  specific  locaDon.     —  The  GPS  driven  app  also  employs  radar  animaDon  to  show  you   the  path  of  rain  or  a  snowstorm.     —  You  can  even  pinpoint  the  arrival  of  a  storm  or  precipitaDon;   the  middle  secDon  provides  tabs  indicaDng  the  weather  now   and  an  hour  from  now  (press  the  Next  Hour  tab  and  it  will   display  addiDonal  predicDons  including  the  next  few  hours  and   look  ahead  to  the  morning,  too)   79  
  • 76. Chrome   80  
  • 77. Chrome   —  Every  iPad  comes  with  Apple's  Safari  browser,  but  Google's   Chrome  is  giving  that  preloaded  opDon  a  run  for  its  money.     —  Launch  the  app  and  sign  into  Chrome  to  sync  your  bookmarks   with  your  Google  accounts—this  will  allow  you  to  bring  all  of   those  bookmarks  and  tabs  to  your  tablet.     —  You  can  easily  toggle  through  tabs  by  swipe  the  screen  to   move  to  the  next  one  and  search  Google  right  from  the   address  bar.     —  For  the  privacy-­‐minded  user,  you  can  browse  sites  without   leaving  a  trace  in  your  history  or  cookies  by  tapping  on  the  tab   switcher  icon  in  the  upper  right-­‐hand  corner.   81  
  • 78. Paper  by  FilyThree   82  
  • 79. Paper  by  FilyThree   —  Design  lovers,  illustrators  and  even  the  casual  doodler  will  find   Paper  to  be  an  essenDal  app  for  sharing  sketches  and  illustraDons   across  the  web.  Begin  with  a  blank  journal,  and  choose  a  photo  for   the  cover  of  your  journal  from  your  camera  roll.     —  Tap  the  journal  to  open  it  and  start  to  fill  it.  Tap  on  a  page,  and  a   row  of  drawing  utensils  and  a  pale@e  appear  before  you  below.     —  Select  the  pen  tool  and  a  color  from  the  pale@e  and  begin  to  draw-­‐-­‐ the  lighter  you  press,  the  thinner  the  line.  Pinch  and  zoom  to  shrink   the  journal  and  flip  to  the  next  page,  or  close  it  enDrely  when  you   are  done.  If  you've  got  an  iPad  stylus  this  is  one  of  the  best  apps  to   go  along  with  it   83  
  • 80. TED   84  
  • 81. TED   —  TED  is  a  series  of  events  featuring  some  of  society’s  most   fascinaDng  and  innovaDve  ideas  and  most  influenDal   thinkers.     —  You’ll  definitely  disagree  with  some  of  them,  because   there’s  a  large  diversity  of  opinions.     —  But,  there  are  a  lot  of  talks  worth  listening  to  and  they’re   all  free.  Many  of  the  talks  are  short  and  succinct,   somewhere  between  5-­‐20  minutes.   85  
  • 82. NPR   86  
  • 83. NPR   —  Another  one  of  the  best  iPad  news  apps  from  a  media   organizaDon  is  the  NPR  app.     —  It  lets  you  quickly  skim  top  stories,  read  related  text   arDcles,  and  quickly  add  radio/audio  stories  to  a  playlist   that  you  can  then  listen  to  all  at  once.   87  
  • 84. The  Guardian  Eyewitness   88  
  • 85. Guardian  Eyewitness   —  features  amazing  photojournalism  from  around  the  world   from  the  popular  UK  news  publicaDon.     —  The  photos  look  fantasDc  on  the  iPad  screen  and  provide   a  great  way  to  scan  through  some  of  the  most  important   current  events  on  the  planet.   89  
  • 86. ProPublica   90  
  • 87. ProPublica   —  A  non-­‐profit  publicaDon  of  invesDgaDve  reporters,  is  doing   some  of  the  most  important  work  in  journalism  today  —  the   work  that  has  increasingly  been  cut  out  of  the  profit-­‐driven   newsrooms.     —  Plus,  they  have  an  excellent  iPad  app.  The  three  column  layout   gives  you  the  latest  stories  from  ProPublica  (most  of  which   don’t  make  the  mainstream  news),  the  middle  column  links  to   good  invesDgaDve  news  pieces  from  the  mainstream  media   (many  of  the  stories  are  buried),  and  the  third  column  has   ProPublica’s  “Projects”  or  groups  of  stories  where  you  can  stay   up  to  date  on  on-­‐going  issues.  Keep  in  mind  that  ProPublica  is   non-­‐profit  and  funded  completely  by  donaDons.   91  
  • 88. NASA   92  
  • 89. NASA   —  NASA  has  a  strong  tradiDon  of  sharing  its  space   exploraDon  advances  and  research  and  they’ve  conDnued   that  tradiDon  in  mulD-­‐touch  style  with  an  excellent  iPad   app  that  lets  you  explore  photography  from  satellites,  see   NASA’s  launch  schedules,  research  historical  informaDon   about  missions,  and  watch  NASA  TV  live.   93  
  • 90. Louvre  HD   94  
  • 91. Louvre  HD   —  Providing  excellent  photos  of  150  of  the  Louvre’s  most   popular  masterpieces,  chosen  by  the  museum’s  curators.  It   also  provides  a  virtual  tour  of  the  Louvre  itself.     —  It’s  great  that  this  app  provides  a  visual  tour  and  gives  you  a   map  to  help  you  find  each  of  the  150  masterpieces.  It  also   provides  excellent  informaDon  on  the  artwork  and  the   museum  itself.     —  This  is  the  kind  of  app  that  can  enhance  your  real  world   experience  of  a  place,  or  virtually  take  you  to  a  place  you  may   never  visit.   95  
  • 92. Disney  American  Presidents:  The  Unofficial  Oval   Office  Scrapbook   96  
  • 93. Disney  American  Presidents:  The  Unofficial  Oval   Office  Scrapbook   —  This  app  gives  users  the  chance  to  explore  a  digital  scrapbook   to  learn  about  the  lives  and  Dmes  of  all  44  U.S.  presidents.     —  Swipe  to  the  lel  to  page  through  each  president,  one  by  one,   and  learn  about  the  era  in  which  they  lived,  significant   challenges  they  faced,  and  fun  and  entertaining  facts  you  may   not  have  known  about  the  men  who  sat  in  the  Oval  Office.   —   One  outstanding  feature  is  the  original  video  content;  for   each  president,  the  app  provides  expert  interviews  and   commentary  from  historians  and  poliDcal  commentators.  (   97  
  • 94. Barefoot  Atlas   98  
  • 95. Barefoot  Atlas   —  Lets  you  turn  around  the  world  with  an  interacDve  3D  globe.   With  one  finger,  spin  the  globe  to  find  a  country.  Pinch  to   zoom  in  and  select  an  object  to  learn  more  from  the  narrator   and  geographer,  Nick  Crane.     —  Tap  on  the  Polar  Bear,  for  example,  and  the  object  enlarges  to   the  foreground  accompanied  by  an  informaDon  text  field.  On   the  top  lel,  tap  on  a  selecDon  of  four  icons  to  see  countries,   regions,  favorites  and  features.  Select  a  country,  for  example,   and  the  globe  rotates  to  reveal  your  selecDon  along  with  basic   data  about  the  country,  such  as  the  capital  city  and  local  Dme.   It's  worth  the  money.   99  
  • 96. AllRecipes   100  
  • 97. AllRecipes   —  Allrecipes  provides  some  of  the  best  cooking  tools  on  the  iPad.   Its  main  app  provides  thousands  of  recipes  in  a  well-­‐organized   layout.  But  to  add  to  that  Allrecipes  has  released  its  Video   Cookbook  app,  which  provides  users  with  thousands  of  recipes   and  hundreds  of  how-­‐to  videos  to  help  you  cook  up  a  storm,   step-­‐by-­‐step.     —  Tap  on  a  dish,  such  as  Green  Grape  Salad.  On  the  right-­‐hand   side,  the  app  displays  shopping  list  of  ingredients  and  cooking   direcDons  and  on  the  lel  side,  the  app  displays  video  synced   with  simple  instrucDons  as  well  as  esDmate  prep  and  cook   Dmes.  Other  cooking  apps,  such  as  Foodily  and  Epicurios,   provide  helpful  how-­‐to's  and  recipe  as  well.   101  
  • 98. LunchBox   102  
  • 99. LunchBox   —  Lunchbox  is  a  food-­‐finding  app  that  will  save  you  in  a  pinch   when  you  forget  to  pack  that  brown  bag  or  need  a  quick  list  of   restaurant  opDons.  Search  categories,  such  as  Food  and   Snacks  and  Coffee  and  Tea.     —  Search  for  locaDons  on  the  map  by  pinching  and  zooming  on   the  screen,  or  enter  a  search  term,  such  as  "Veggie  Burger"  to   see  the  nearby  opDons.  Tap  on  a  suggested  locaDon,  and  the   app  displays  a  map,  as  well  as  reviews,  star  raDngs,  and  photos   taken  by  other  users.  The  app  provided  a  wealth  of  opDons   when  we  looked  at  it—it  even  recognized  our  own  ABC   cafeteria.   103  
  • 100. Vegetarian  How  to  Cook   Everything   104  
  • 101. Vegetarian  How  to  Cook   Everything   —  Ten  dollars  might  seem  pricey  for  a  Vegetarian  cooking  app,   but  this  is  like  buying  a  premium  cookbook.  New  York  Times   columnist  and  author  Mark  Bi@man  provides  vegetarians  with   over  2,000  recipes  in  this  app,  making  it  easy  to  incorporate   variety  into  a  diet  that  might  otherwise  seem  limited.  Search   by  recipe  or  type  in  a  general  term  to  find  a  slew  of   possibiliDes.     —  The  app  includes  a  built-­‐in  Dmer  so  you  can  keep  track  while   you  cook.  Select  a  recipe  and  tap  the  "Favorites"  key  to  add  to   your  list  of  go-­‐to  recipes.  Tap  on  a  featured  recipe,  and  see  an   overview  of  the  dish,  as  well  as  ingredients,  preparaDons  steps   and  variaDons  on  the  selecDon.   105  
  • 102. Livestrong.com  Calorie  Tracker   106  
  • 103. Livestrong.com  Calorie  Tracker   —  The  New  Year  is  approaching,  which  means  resoluDons  on  staying  in   shape  and  eaDng  be@er.  LIVESTRONG.COM  calorie  tracker  aims  to   help  users  lose  weight  the  old  fashioned  way—by  keeping  track  of   calories.     —  The  app  gives  you  access  to  MyPlate,  which  provides  a  database  of   over  1.3  million  food  items  and  tracks  your  calories  and  exercise   acDvity  to  help  reach  your  weight-­‐loss  goals.  Enter  basic   informaDon,  including  weight  and  height,  as  well  as  your  acDvity   level.     —  Select  a  goal,  such  as  losing  two  pounds  per  week,  and  the  app  will   calculate  the  calorie  goal  you  should  meet  each  day.  By  creaDng  a   LIVESTRONG  account,  you  can  communicate  with  members  to  help   you  stay  moDvated  and  accountable  to  your  goals.     107  
  • 104. Fitness  HD   108  
  • 105. Fitness  HD   —  The  app  provides  over  700  exercises  with  text  descripDons  as   well  as  photos,  video  and  audio  to  aide  you  in  your  fitness   endeavors.  Open  the  app  and  tap  "Exercise  Base."  From  there,   select  movements  according  to  the  part  of  the  body  you  wish   to  target.     —  The  premium  version  of  this  app  gives  you  access  to  a  food   and  body  tracker,  addiDonal  workouts  and  well  as  the  ability   to  communicate  with  fitness  experts.  This  app  provides   simple,  solid  instrucDon  on  how  to  do  basic  exercise  moves,   but  you  will  need  to  fork  over  at  least  another  $2.99  to  get  a   more  in-­‐depth  experience.   109  
  • 106. Pocket  Yoga   110  
  • 107. Pocket  Yoga   —  Visual  and  voice  instrucDons  guide  pracDDoners  through  each   pose  in  an  effort  to  make  doing  the  rouDnes  accessible   anyDme.  Select  "PracDce"  from  the  main  screen  and  choose   from  workouts  labeled  Ocean,  Desert  and  Mountain.     —  Once  you  select  your  workout,  decide  on  a  length  of  Dme;  you   can  select  a  30-­‐minute,  45-­‐minute,  or  1-­‐hour  workout.  The   instructor,  represented  by  an  illustraDon,  narrates  the   workout,  pose-­‐by-­‐pose,  peppering  in  breathing  instrucDons,   too,  as  you  move.  Convenience  is  the  word  that  comes  to   mind  with  this  app—place  your  iPad  or  iPhone  at  the  end  of   you  yoga  mat  and  go.   111  
  • 108. Apps  GoneFree   112  
  • 109. Apps  GoneFree   —  However,  on  occasion,  developers  and  companies  will  reduce   the  price  of  apps  to  free.  That  is  where  Apps  GoneFree  comes   in.  This  app  handpicks  free  apps  based  on  a  3-­‐star  raDng  or   be@er,  provides  a  useful  summary  and  lists  them  for  you  daily.     —  On  the  lel  hand  side,  the  app  shows  calendar  with  the  date   and  days  of  the  week  running  down  the  column  in  descending   order.  In  the  center  panel,  AppsGoneFree  lists  apps  that  are   now  free  along  with  a  short  write-­‐up  describing  each  one.  You   can  take  a  look  back  on  the  calendar  to  see  free  apps  released   on  a  previous  day,  and  choose  one  from  the  list.   113  
  • 110. Organize  Apps   —  iPad  lets  you  organize  apps  in  folders  (if  you  have  iOS   version  4.2  or  later)  The  process  is  simple:   Tap  and  hold  an  app  Dll  all  apps  do  their  jiggle  dance   —  Drag  an  app  on  top  of  another  app   —  114  
  • 111. Thank  you!   Bridget  Gibbons   Bridget@GibbonsDigital.com   @gibbonsdigital   Fb.com/gibbbonsdigital   www.GibbonsDigital.com   115