Thank you Ozren for helping me with my first posting on this subject.
OK, I am about ready to breakdown and get an iPad. I have waited long enough I think to get started. Many of my students have the devices and I am hearing about all kinds of cool, useful applications. So I asked one of the “power users” I know for a list of apps that he likes so I can share them with you.
Please comment and ADD to this list so it can be shared amongst the readers of this blog.
Here is the list that was shared with me.
File Share $ .99 cents works excellent, it allows you to map shared drivers, homework.
- dropbox (Free) you can create directories and have all files sync at one location.
- Good reader $2.99 seems to be good and cheap and it lets you to open all types of files, doc, xls, pdf, ppt and so on. You can also highlight and free hand in pdf.
- 1 BA II Plus(tm) Financial Calculator, v1.0, Seller: Texas Instruments (4+) This calculator is $14.99.
- Firefox Home (free) it requires to install Firefox plug-in on your pc so essentially it will allow you to sync your bookmarks from pc to IPad.
- RDP Lite (free) remote desktop to your pc at local area network
- Ibooks (free)
- VNC (free)remote desktop for linux/unix/windows.
- Webex (free) to attend online hosted meetings
- Skype (free)
Once again, please COMMENT and ADD to this list.