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Guide To Tablets & Apps At East Campus Library: Timesaving & Productivity Apps

Information on iPads and a list of most pre-installed apps on East Library iPads as well as recommended apps. This guide is optimized for the Firefox browser. Use Firefox if images appear blurry or distorted in other browsers.

App Reviews and Tips

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Creating & Saving Documents

Denotes an East Library pre-installed application

Evernote*
Stay organized with Evernote. Take notes, share notes with friends, capture images and voice memos, or clip articles and images from the Web. Best of all, sync the content across all of your devices.

Dropbox*
Sync files across all of your devices, save documents, and have access to them from any computer or mobile device. Dropbox allows for easy moving of files from one device to another. Think of it as an online thumb drive.

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Dragon Dictation*
Voice recognition technology allows you to speak and immediately see your text. Use to take notes, send email, or update your Facebook status. Integrates directly with Twitter and Facebook

 

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Documents To Go Premium*
View and create Word & Excel files on the iPad. The app can also view PowerPoint, PDF, iWorks and other files. The free desktop client allows wifi syncing of files between a Mac, PC and iOS device.

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Quickoffice Pro HD*
Create and edit all types of Microsoft Office documents and files. You can also link the app to Google Drive and other cloud storage accounts.

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Catch Notes*
Similar to Evernote, allows you to capture voice memos, photos, notes, and other text and share them across all of your mobile devices, or with friends.

Google Drive
Google Drive provides 15GB of free storage and allows you to sync files, edit documents, offline access, and convenient sharing of photos.

Cloud On
Read and edit Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents on your phone or iPad and sync them with your Dropbox account. Best of all, it is free.

Pages*
Apple's word processing software that seamlessly stores documents in iCloud and is accessible from anywhere. Save on your Mac and access on your mobile device.

One Drive*
OneDrive allows for easy storage and access to Microsoft Office documents.  Access to huge cloud storage is available through Valencia's Atlas page.

 

Presentations & Productivity

Prezi*
Create, edit, and present presentations from an iPad, PC, or Mac. Presentations created on one device are accessible on all devices through the cloud

Whiteboard Lite*
Collaborate with friends or group members on projects over local Wifi. Two users can draw at the same time

Power Presenter*
Designed to present from an iPad to a projector. Allows customizable drawing and annotation of slides with the ability to save as  PDF documents, or email documents from within the app. 

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