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Going Mobile: Apps and mobile websites for use in Academics

Information about apps and mobile websites to aid in classroom use and research.

Give and attend presentations

 

Keynote
Keynote allows users to design, view, edit, display, print, and email presentations from any iOS device.  iCloud allows users to synch content over any Apple device.  Available only from iTunes App Store. $9.99>
 
Prezi
Prezi lets you create, edit, and share your presentations from the cloud or from your devices.  Free
 
Haiku Deck
Haiku Deck is the simple new way to create stunning presentations. Instantly create the perfect look by choosing from a range of stylish themes.  Import images from your iPad, Flickr, Picasa, Instagram, or Facebook for a personalized touch. Apply fonts and image settings with one tap.  Share presentation with email, Twitter, or Facebook; display decks with an iPad, a projector, a smartphone, or any web browser; or export to PowerPoint or Adobe .pdf.  Available only from iTunes App Store.  Free
 
 
Slide Shark
App for viewing and sharing PowerPoint presentations on the iPad and iPhone the way they were meant to be seen – with animations, fonts, colors and graphics intact. Upload PowerPoint files on the SlideShark website; open from email attachments on your device; or import from cloud storage apps. No internet connection required when viewing/presenting. Available only from iTunes App Store. Free
 
Adobe Connect
Attend Adobe Connect online meetings with conference call or Voice over IP audio.  Attendees can watch all activities at once or tap to focus in on any one meeting activity, such as a slide presentation or PDF.  Chat is also available. Universal app. Free
 
WebEx
Attend, schedule, and start meetings from your iPhone or iPad.  View documents, applications, or screen-sharingwith live annotations; view attendee list; zoom or pan to get a better look of the screen; and chat privately or with everyone in the meeting. Universal app. Free
Skype
Call, video chat, and instant message anyone else on Skype. Free
 

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