iOS Reading/Writing Apps

Please keep in mind any Apps with a * after there name are offered in the CSD Tech Lab. A more in depth demonstration on how to use these Apps to benefit your study are available. If you are interested in this please contact the CSD Tech Team.

 

dragongo

Dragon Go!*

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  • Description:
    Dragon Go! is an application that allows you to control your smartphone or mobile device with your voice. You can send texts, open applications, search the web, and much more just by voice commands.
evernote

Evernote*

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  • Description:
    Evernote is an application that allows you to sync notes from all of the computers and devices that you use. It allows you to take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, and record voice reminders, all of which are completely searchable.
ghostwriter

Ghostwriter

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  • Description:
    Ghostwriter is an application for the iPad that allows you to create an unlimited amount of virtual notebooks. To write down notes, users simply take their finger and write by hand. Users are also able to paste images and export notes through email.
quickvoicerecorder

QuickVoice Recorder

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  • Description:
    QuickVoice Recorder is a free recording app for iOS devices. You can start and end recordings and then email or export the recordings to your computer. QuickVoice Recorder is designed to be quick and easy to use so that you can start recording right away.

blio

Blio

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  • Description:
    Blio is a free eReader app that was developed by KNFB, the same people who make the Kurzweil assistive software. Blio allows you to read downloaded books in numerous formats while also providing text-to-speech functionality for books. Words are highlighted as they are read and you can look up the definitions of words as you read.

googledrive

Google Drive

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  • Description:
    Google Drive is a free multi-purpose storage and document creation app. You can create new documents, spreadsheets, or drawings or upload your own documents to Google Drive. Everything that you upload to Google Drive can be accessed from any computer or device with access to the Internet. You can share and collaborate live with other people, which is great for group projects.

simplemind

Simplemind+

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  • Description:
    Simplemind+ is a free mind-mapping app for all iOS devices. With Simplemind+, you can create maps of ideas and thoughts quickly in a highly visual environment. This app is great for visualizing and organizing your ideas and helping you get them down to paper more easily.

merriam webster

Merriam-Webster

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  • Description
    Word entries come with a pronunciation, definition, example sentence, and integrated thesaurus. You can search words even without wifi, and click on words within the definition that you don’t know.