An APP(le) a Day – Useful iPhone & iPad Apps

3D Brain – Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. (Free)
Brainscape is a web and mobile education platform that helps you learn *anything* as efficiently as possible, based on solid cognitive science. (Free)
It’s time to get in touch with your education. Your Canvas content goes everywhere with you on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. (Free)
CellAtlas contains mini lectures written by hematology experts complemented by an extensive cell image database. The App also includes a game, CellQuiz. A fun and efficient way to test your knowledge in cell morphology. (iPhone)(Free)
Converter Plus is a unit converter with the most extensive list of currencies and units in hundreds of categories. Converter Plus also comes with many calculators like mortgage, loan, tip, fuel consumption and many others for everyday problems. ($1.99) – Top-rated app with trusted reference content from & WORKS OFFLINE – no Internet connection needed when searching words. (Free)
Dragon Dictation–If you don’t want to invest in a separate keyboard, this application — which takes dictation when you speak into the iPad — can make putting together a lengthy email or paper a whole lot easier. (Free)
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. Any file you save to your Dropbox is accessible from all your computers, iPhone, iPad and even the Dropbox website! (Free)
With eClicker Presenter, you can create and deliver questions to a roomful of people. eClicker Presenter is made up of two parts: the Presenter and the Audience. Teachers and presenters use the eClicker Presenter app to enter questions and begin the polling. Audience allows participants to answer questions. (Presenter $14.99, Audience Free)
Educreations is a white board that you write on and record your voice at the same time. Save it and use the results in a class for visual instructions. (Free)
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. (Free)
Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere. ($2.99)
Eyejot Video Mail is the first comprehensive video mail solution for mobile devices. With Eyejot you can easily create and send personal video messages to anyone in the world – whether or not they’re using Eyejot. (iPhone)($4.99)
Flashcards* is a free, easy-to-use studying application with material for any class or standardized test. You can also create and share your own flashcards. (Free)
Flashcards+ is an optimized way to learn and retain new information. It allows you to easily create and study flashcards without the hassle of having to buy and write on actual note cards. (Free) Beautifully designed for iPad and iPhone, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you. Flip through your Facebook newsfeed and Google+ Circles, tweets from your Twitter timeline, photos from Instagram friends, videos from YouTube, and much more. (Free)
Studying on the go has never been this easy! Long recognized as the best free flashcard app on the market, gFlash+ Flashcards & Tests offers users a robust platform for creating, downloading, and manipulating flashcards in every subject under the sun. (Free) Groupboard turns your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a collaborative whiteboard, allowing you to draw and chat in real time with other people anywhere on the internet, even with users using a web browser. (Free)
Guitar Tuna is the easiest, fastest and most accurate free guitar tuner app out there! Works for Guitar, Bass, 12-string guitar, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, and contains most of the alternative tunings too! (Free) History:Maps of World is a fun and educational collection of high-resolution historical maps. (Free)
Human Anatomy is an ideal application for students, children and others who would like to learn the names of various body parts, organs and other terminologies related to the human body. (Free) Instapaper – Save web pages for later offline reading, optimized for readability on your iPhone or iPod touch’s screen. ($3.99)
iScience contains all of the important mathematical and physical formulas and offers an interactive periodic system with all chemical elements as well. ($1.99) iSource MLA – Need to check and make sure you’re using appropriate MLA Style? No worries, this application will ensure you never lose points on a works cited. If your classes do not use MLA, there’s also an APA version available. (iPhone)($4.99)
Take charge of your schedule and put iStudiez Pro to work for you! Take advantage of iStudiez Pro easy navigation and never miss another course, lecture and lab, track tasks and deadlines, plan homework, arrange assignments and much more! ($2.99) iTranslate is the ultimate translation tool. Whether you’re learning a new language, traveling through other countries or just need to translate an Email, with iTranslate you’re never again lost in translation! (Free)
The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content. (Free) With the viewer, you can join an online meeting no matter where you go. View someone’s screen, share ideas and collaborate in real time, for free! (Free)
JotNot Scanner Pro converts your iPhone into a portable multipage scanner. You can use JotNot Free to scan multipage documents, receipts, whiteboards, business cards and notes into an electronic format. ($1.99) Leafsnap uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. It contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark. (Free)
Learn Spanish – Mindsnacks features six exciting games designed to build essential Spanish vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and conversation skills. (Free) Med Mnemonics puts 1796 clever acronyms, rhymes, and memory tricks on your iPhone or iPod Touch, covering topics ranging from Anatomy and Biochemistry to Pharmacology and Surgery. ($1.99)
Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest to use calorie counter. With the largest food database of any calorie counter, and amazingly fast food and exercise entry, we’ll help you take those extra pounds off! (Free) myHomework – Teachers not letting you use your phone in class? Parents on you for missing assignments? Show them you’re organized with myHomework. (Free)
With neu.Annotate PDF you can read and annotate PDF documents. Annotate drawings, highlighting text, text notes, photos and stamps. ($1.99) NML has over 65,000 CDs (940,000 tracks) of music now available in the palm of your hand. With 1,000 CDs added every month! (iPhone)(Free)
Notability powerfully integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes your way! ($2.99) Notes Plus is a powerful note-taking tool that supports handwriting, typing, audio recording and PDF annotation. ($9.99)

Numbers is the most innovative spreadsheet app ever designed for a mobile device. Built from the ground up for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, it lets you make compelling spreadsheets in minutes. ($9.99)
NWCC is the official app for NWCC.  Use it to stay on top of news, deadlines, and events, find the information you need on the go, stay connected with all of Northwest’s social media, get school closings and emergency alerts, and win fabulous prizes! (Free)
NWCC Library Mobile is designed to bring the library to you when you can not come to the library. You can get library information, search the library catalog and several databases plus view the Subject Guides and A-Z WebLinks. (Free) Pages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. This powerful app has been exclusively designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Create, edit, and view documents wherever you are. ($9.99)
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. (Free)
If you regularly need to perform research and read academic journals, Papers helps to keep everything organized. ($14.99)
Penultimate gives you the natural experience of writing on paper, with the added power and availability of Evernote. (Free)
Pinterest is a tool to find your inspiration and share it with others. Use it to collect things you love, organize and plan important projects, and more. (Free)
When you find something on the web that you want to view later, put it in Pocket. It automatically syncs to your phone, tablet, or computer so you can view it any time, even without an internet connection. (Free) Readability turns any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on your computer, iPhone or iPad. With the Readability app, you can catch up reading what you’ve saved with the free Readability add-on for your web browser. (Free)
Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard! ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. (Free) Skitch lets you communicate your feedback and ideas in an instant. Annotate images and documents with arrows, stamps, shapes, text, and more. (Free)
Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone or iPod touch. (Free) SlideShark allows you to show your PowerPoint from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch the way it was meant to be seen – with animations, fonts, colors, graphics, videos & hyperlinks intact. (Free)
Speed Anatomy Lite is an addictive game that tests your speed and challenges your knowledge of human anatomy! (iPhone)(Free) Star Walk is a stellar augmented reality app that labels all the stars, constellations, and satellites you point your iPhone at. (2.99)
Sticky Notes–Post it notes for those of us who have trouble remembering. (Free) STUDYBLUE is made for serious students. Flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters. Review class notes or make flashcards whenever you have a minute to spare. (Free)
TextMe is an easy to use messaging application that allows you to send text, voice, pics, video messages to any mobile phone number in United States, Canada, Mexico, China and more than 40 countries in the World for FREE. (Free) textPlus is perfect for free SMS texting and inexpensive local and international calls. If your friends and family have the app, it’s always free. (Free)
The Elements: A Visual Exploration is not just a reference app, it is a rich and engaging love story of the periodic table, told in words and pictures, and allowing you to experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe. ($13.99) TuneIn Radio is a new way to listen to music, sports, and news from every corner of the earth, with over 70,000 radio stations and 2 million on-demand programs. Tune in to streams from ESPN, BBC, CBS, TEDTalks and more! (Free)
Remember the Star Trek computer? It’s finally happening–with WolframAlpha. Building on 25 years of development led by Stephen Wolfram, WolframAlpha has rapidly become the world’s definitive source for instant expert knowledge and computation. ($2.99) Get the exact math help you need with YourTeacher:  Math. Browse or search YourTeacher’s complete library of over 50 courses for elementary, middle, and high school math; community college and college math; and standardized test prep. (Free)

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