A starter set of Apple iPad apps
Article from February 2011:
Last month, Jon Landis, Development Executive from Apple, shared his iPad app recommendations for higher education with UD faculty and staff. We've highlighted a baker's dozen here. Even if you're not wielding an iPad, the list offers insight into the capabilities of the current field of tablet products.
- Annotate: Allows you to highlight, take notes, and mark-up PDF documents.
- Blausen Human Atlas: A dynamic medical atlas of the human body that contains 3-D images, medical information, and a cross-searching medical term glossary.
- Conference Pad: Allows one iPad (teacher) to control what images other iPads (students) in the room see. Each image is downloaded to the student's iPad.
- Dragon Dictation: An easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon NaturallySpeaking that allows you to speak and instantly see your text or email messages.
- DropBox: A Web and app-based service that allows file organization and access across all your electronic devices.
- Evernote: A cross platform program for note taking. Syncs notes with your phone, iPad, and computer and supports pictures, Web clips, and audio.
- Goodreader: Opens a large number of file formats for viewing. Great file management, searchable text, notes, highlighting, and full integration with DropBox.
- Molecules: Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers.
- OmniGraphSketcher: Quickly create and present detailed graphs and charts on an iPad.
- Papers: An electronic repository for research journals. Connects to academic electronic repositories of research including local electronic libraries.
- Photoshop: A solid photo editor for the iPad (free).
- Shareboard: Turns an iPad and an LCD projector into an interactive whiteboard. Projecting iPad can also yield control to up to four other iPads in the room, creating an interactive whiteboard.
- Sketchbook Pro: A professional grade painting and drawing program.