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Recommended Apple iPad Apps

UNCW Specific Apps

Blackboard Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn takes interactive teaching and learning mobile, giving students and teachers access to their courses, content and organizations on a variety of mobile devices, including iOS™, Android™, Palm® webOS™ and BlackBerry® devices. Blackboard Mobile Learn extends your existing Blackboard learning system by making much of the core content available in an engaging and intuitive way on mobile devices.
Citrix Receiver / TealWare Allows you to access your applications and Windows desktop at your office, home, or on the road; Keep your information stored on your provider’s secure servers, not on your device; Move from desktop to tablet to smartphone
ResponseWare ResponseWare™ is a response technology requiring a subscription service that allows students or meeting participants to use an iPhone or iPod Touch to respond to interactive polling questions that are presented during a class or meeting presentation. Through an Internet connection, ResponseWare sends user responses to the presenter’s presentation and group response can be displayed in real-time.
UNCW Tour Enables visitors and guests to take a virtual campus tour of the University of North Carolina Wilmington with their iPhone. The tour enables users to physically navigate the university campus while at the same time receiving useful information about its buildings and facilities.

Educational Apps

Apple Recommended Educational Apps With so many educational apps on the App Store, there’s no limit to the learning possibilities at your fingertips. Take a look at some of Apple's favorite apps for learning.
Bluefire Reader Bluefire Reader is your go-to reading application for ePUB and PDF content, including ebooks from online bookstores and libraries around the world.
iBooks 2 iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest bestselling books or your favorite classics – day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages.
iTranslate By combining voice recognition, machine translation and voice output iTranslate is the first app to make the legendary SciFi dream of a Universal Translator reality.
Kindle The Kindle app is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, giving users the ability to read Kindle books, newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. You’ll have access to over 1,000,000* books in the Kindle Store plus hundreds* of newspapers and magazines.
Nook NOOK™ for iPad from Barnes & Noble offers an incredible reading experience for NOOK books, magazines and newspapers including New York Times Best Sellers, new releases and hot newsstand titles like Us Weekly, Star, The Oprah Magazine, & Martha Stewart Living.
Stanza Read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! Lexcycle Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use. With over 4 million downloads around the world, Stanza has become an iPhone phenomenon, and is featured as one of the top three Apple favorites in their "App Store Turns 1" celebration.
TED Talks TED's official app 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 1000 TEDTalk videos (with more added each week) on the official TED app -- now for both iPad and iPhone.

Useful Apps

DropBox Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your iPhone and iPad and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.
Evernote Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.
News360 News360 for iPad aggregates more than 7000 different news sources around the web to bring you news stories in a concise and useful stream. The semantic analysis technology behind News360 allows you to get background information and dossiers about all the companies, people and locations that make the news, and to personalize the news based on your specific interests.
OneNote Microsoft OneNote for iPhone is a note-taking app for capturing all of your ideas and to-dos on the go, brought to you by Microsoft Office.
Opera Mini Keep Opera Mini handy on your iOS device, especially for those unavoidable times you are on a slow crowded network, away from Wi-Fi or when data roaming. Opera's powerful servers compress data by up to 90% before downloading, so page loads are lightning fast
QuickVoice Record ideas, voice memos, voice email, dictation, lists, meetings, classes, or entire lectures! For professional, educational, and personal use...
RDP Using your iPhone or iPad, you can connect to your Windows Workstation Computer and see the files, programs, and resources exactly as you would if you were sitting at your desk, just on a smaller screen.
Skitch Express yourself with fewer words, emails and meetings…with Skitch for iPad! Use shapes, arrows, sketches and text annotation to get your point across fast. Mark up photos, screenshots, maps, and webpages then share them with anyone you like.
SkyDrive SkyDrive from Microsoft is the place to store your files so you can access them from virtually any device. With SkyDrive for the iPhone/iPad, you can now easily access, manage and share files on the go. You can also upload photos or videos from your iPhone/iPad to SkyDrive.

Security

iCloud iCloud is so much more than a hard drive in the sky. It makes it quick and effortless to access just about everything on the devices you use every day. iCloud automatically and securely stores your content so it's always available to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.
Find My iPhone/iPad If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use another iOS device to find it and protect your data. Simply install this free app on another iOS device, open it, and sign in with your Apple ID. Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map.You can then choose to display a message or play a sound, remotely lock your device, or erase your data on it.

Fun Apps!

GarageBand GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play pianos, organs, guitars, drums, and basses.
Google Earth Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google Earth for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world's population and a third of the world's land mass.
Pandora Pandora Radio is free personalized radio that only plays music you’ll love. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs or classical composers and Pandora will create a custom "station" that plays similar music.
PocketPiano Now you can carry a piano with you everywhere you go! Pocket Piano has the rich sound and versatility of a real piano. Notes range from C3 to C5 including sharps and flats giving you two full octaves to play your favorite tunes.
Shazam Shazam on iPad offers unlimited tagging and innovative features, including: Display, save and manage your Tag Lists on a large screen; Preview music and replay a track at any time; Read track and album reviews, artist biographies and discographies and view song lyrics, and more!

Note: While many of the apps on this page are free, a select few require a fee. Purchase those apps is at your own discretion.


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