iPad Optimization for the Library

Sorry – I’m too busy lazy to get the links for all this, but you are smart folks – Google it! **Notations of 2 asterisks are just ones that I plan to get (or have gotten since the presentation).
Lots of iPads in the room…
Observations – The iPad becomes personal, what works for us won’t work for you, half a million apps and growing
Tips and Tricks
 Double tapping the home key brings up recent programs
Foreign language equiv on keyboard (press and hold)
Screen cap – home key + on/off button (quickly)
Browser Control – adding frequently visited sites, xmarks or other bookmarking tools, google search app
iAnnotate for reading PDFs
Ebooks as apps – how do we make enhanced books available to our patrons
News – keeping up
Instapaper (Read Later)
Feeddler RSS feed
**Zite – free application as of 2/15/2012 – personalize your news by thumbs up/thumbs down on articles and it learns your preferences. Sources include newspapers, blogs, ejournals
Penultimate – reads handwriting
Evernote – can read Penultimate handwriting
**Notability – records audio while taking notes, can go to section of notes and listen to audio being recorded during that time
TagPad – interview software –
Educreations –  free
**Explain Everything – not free, easy and favorite
Managing your files and your time
**PhotoTransfer App
Reminders (use to remind where files are – Evernote, Notability, iAnnotate, etc.)
Fun stuff
TED Talks
Scrabble, Netflix, xfinity, hulu, zumocast (stream from computer to iPad)
Diigo browser (used to be iChromy – free and flash friendly)
Discovr new apps
Wonderlist – list making app for all sorts of devices
Skitch for iPad
touch mouse

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