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Ipads : Apps on your ipad!

Tips and help for communication, organization, and information on your ipad.




 Pages A word processing tool. Tap on the ruler, to change fonts and text alignment. Tap into the Styles pane to make titles, headings, body, and captions match throughout your document. May be accessed on any computer or mobile device via

  Keynote Presentation tool with animated charts and transitions. Make slides and display them with a VGA adaptor from your iPad to projector. Includes several themes, ability to view your presenter notes on the iPad, and swipe to advance slides. May be accessed on any computer or mobile device via  

Haiku Deck Create image- and idea-focused presentations by including a Creative Commons image search option, import your own images or insert graphs. Slide decks can be exported as PowerPoint or Keynote files.



Numbers A spreadsheet tool to format data with tables and charts.  Enter numbers, dates, text, durations, or formulas Formulas has over 250 functions Create a form from any table with headers. Use sliders, steppers, and pop-ups to easily enter data and explore results.   May be accessed on any computer or mobile device via

  Google Drive  Create word processing documents, presentations, spreadsheets. Drive enables users to have cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Access Drive on any computer or mobile device with your google account.
  Google Slides  Create, collaborate, and edit presentations on your ipad.

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Evernote A tool for notetaking and archiving. A "note" can be a piece of formatted text, a full/partial webpage, image,  a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note.  Access Evernote on any computer or mobile device.


iAnnotate  An app for reading, marking up, and sharing PDF documents, Word/PowerPoint files, and images.

     Notability Type and/or write notes, record lectures, import webclips, slides and textbooks. Organize your notes into folders.



`Iolani LibGuides Access the Library's online book catalog, databases and ebooks. Check the Guides for class projects with research tips and web site recommendations.


EasyBib Scan the ISBN barcode located on the back book cover to auto cite or enter the title of the book to search for the citation move it to your account.

  WolframAlpha A computational knowledge engine or answer engine. It answers factual queries by computing the answer from externally sourced "curated data", rather than a list of web pages that might contain the answer as a search engine might.
  Merriam Webster Dictionary The app offers voice search, synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, Word of the Day, and more.





iMovie .An app to create movies. Tap to add video, photos, music, and sound effects. Drag to trim clips, Pinch to zoom the timeline. Swipe down to split a clip...


GarageBand Music creator with a full-featured recording studio. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play pianos, organs, guitars, drums, and basses.

   Draw Free for iPad An app to  sketch and doodle beautiful drawings. It has a set of useful tools such as an unlimited variety of colors, lines, curves, templates and many more   
  Book Creator An App to create your own book with images, text, videos, and audio recordings.  Each page in your book can include pictures and videos from your iPad’s camera roll and or from your iTunes library.
  Explain Everything An app for screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export. Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer.


  Popplet An app for mind mapping, timelines, and collaborative brainstorming. It is easy to create a mind map to connect your ideas about a topic.
  iBrainstorm The app allows you to record brainstorming sessions using a combination of free hand drawings and sticky notes. Share and collaborate with other users of iBrainstorm.
  Quick Voice An app to record ideas, voice memos, voice email, dictation, lists, meetings, classes, or entire lectures.