New iPad Apps

Last month, we told you about the new iPads available for check out from Cofrin Library. Now we have updated the iPads with even more apps. The library iPads are available for check out from the 3rd floor Circulation Desk on a first come, first serve basis for a 7-day loan period. The following is a list of installed apps and features.


CourseSmart – Textbooks
Free Books – Over 23,000 free public domain books

ABC Player – Watch ABC shows like Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, Castle, etc.
Fandango Movies – Browse movie listings, find theatres, buy tickets
HuluPlus – Watch programs on Hulu. User needs a Hulu subscription.
NBC – Watch NBC shows like The Office, 30 Rock, etc.
Netflix – Watch streaming movies & TV shows. User needs a Netflix subscription.
PBS – Watch popular & current PBS programs
YouTube – Watch streaming videos

Angry Birds HD Free
Bejeweled Blitz
Chess Free HD
Words with Friends HD Free

Amazon Mobile – Search, shop and compare prices, read reviews from Amazon – Dictionary & thesaurus
Epicurious – 28,000 recipes, reviews, and food tips
Google Search – Google search app
IMDB – Look-up movie/TV info, actors, etc.
Kayak – Travel app
Maps – Google Maps app
Periodic Table – Standard periodic table
Safari – web browser
Urbanspoon – Reviews of local restaurants
Weather Channel – Latest temps & weather forecasts
WebMD – Medical information
Wikipanion – Wikipedia app
Yelp – User-generated reviews of local establishments

Pandora – Streaming music. User needs to sign in or create free account.
Shazam – Hear a song you don’t know? Shazam identifies it instantly.

BBC News – News, video & headlines from the BBC
CNBC – Business news & stock info
CNN – News, video & headlines from CNN
ESPN Score Center XL – Sports news & scores
Huffington Post – Aggregated new items
NPR – National Public Radio news app
New York Times – Access to “Top News” section. User needs subscription for other content.
USA Today – News & headlines from the USA Today newspaper

Adobe Photoshop Express – A mobile photo editing tool
Camera – take photos or video
Photo Booth – photography filters
Photos – Photo storage

Social Media
Facebook – Mobile app for Facebook
Foursquare – Geo-tagging app
Twitter – Mobile Twitter app

Calculator Pro – Basic & scientific calculator
Calendar – Set-up and synch calendar
Dragon Dictation – Speak into the mic and have your words transcribed into text.
EasyBib – Create APA, MLA, Chicago citations
Evernote – Note-taking device, create voice reminder, etc.
Facetime – Video chat with other iPad & iPhone users
Keynote – Presentations app
Mail – Set-up and synch your email
Notes – Create notes and to-do lists
Numbers – Spreadsheet app
Pages – Word processing app
Reminders – Create task lists
Skype – Video chat app
Videos – Video storage

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