More Apps for the iPad
Free Wi-Fi Finder (JiWire Inc.)
Use this app to find free Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide. Make sure to download the offline database so that you can find Wi-Fi even if you don't have a current Internet connection.
Google Earth (Google)
Explore the world with this app, which combines a vast series of satellite images on a "3D" globe. There are many enhancements to the base satellite images, such as labeling of roads, addition of photos for specific locations, information in text format for selected locations, etc.
By creating a Panoramio account, you can upload your photos to be attached to specific locations in Google Earth.
You can't upload photos stored on your iPad if you access Facebook via the Safari web browser. However, you can upload photos using this app. Photos can be copied from your digital camera to the iPad using the iPad Camera Connection Kit.
File Sharing Apps
You may wish to access your documents on a computer and the iPad. This can be accomplished by directly transferring files from the computer to the iPad via the USB interface. Alternatively, you can store files on a remote server, which is helpful if you need to access your documents from many different computers and mobile devices, or if you want to share your documents with others. Investigate the services listed below for more details.
Google provides a suite of free applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings and forms. The files are stored online and you can also upload any file type from your computer. There is no iPad app for Google Docs. Use the iPad Safari web browser to access Google Docs. Check this page for more information.
File storage online
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropbox/id327630330?mt=8 iPad app
File storage online
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/box-net/id290853822?mt=8 iPad app
More Apps - 2/21/2011 - all free apps
Free Graphing Calculator
iElements - Periodic Table of The Chemical Elements
This application is a SIMPLE periodic table of the chemical elements.
Ted App allows users to access a wealth of inspirational talks from the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) annual conference. This resource of videos can be accessed based on groupings of themes, talks, and tags.
Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once.
Adobe Photoshop Express
A basic photo editing app.
- Basics: Crop, Straighten, Rotate, and Flip
- Color: Exposure, Saturation, Tint, Black and White, and Contrast
- Filters: Sketch, Soft Focus, and Sharpen
- Effects: Vibrant, Pop, Border, Vignette Blur, Warm Vintage, Rainbow, White Glow, and Soft Black and White
- Borders: Rectangle, Rounded, Oval, Soft Edge, Vignette, Rough Edge, Halftone, and Film Emulsion