IPad Today 16

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iPad Today
Episode 16

iPad Today 16: Numbers Apps, TED, iPads for special needs, Angry Birds Halloween!

Leo and Sarah crunch some numbers with Numulus, Wolfram Alpha, and two awesome calculators, iPads helping those with special needs, Leo goes crazy for Angry Birds Halloween, Sarah's TED app cap is free!



  • Numbers and Number crunching
    • Numulus $0.99
      • A game that test your arithmetic. "Your goal is to gain enlightenment by answering questions created by the numulus cloud. Stretch your cognitive skills with this visual and mathematical puzzler."
    • PCalc $9.99
    • Fully featured calculator including RPN. "Based on our popular calculator for the Macintosh, PCalc has been redesigned from the ground up to give the best handheld experience."
    • [aqualia.com Soulver] $3.99
    • WolframAlpha $1.99
      • iPad interface to the website - "A knowledge engine"
      • "Looks like Google, but it's not. Looks like a calculator, but it's not."
  • News
    • iPads helping people with special needs
      • WSJ have a story about iPads being used an alternative to more expensive dedicated hardware
      • SFGate had a similar story a few months
    • Angry Birds Halloween HD $1.99
  • iPads in the wild!
    • Good wives use iPads
      • Seen in The Good Wife CBS show
    • Crime solvers use iPads too
  • Accessories
    • GZ Tablet Stand $30 on eBay
      • Hand-made wooden stands with a speaker
    • he ColorWare Grip for iPad $300
      • "Lets you carry your iPad™ securely and with style. All Grips are carefully manufactured in Minnesota using aircraft-grade aluminum to create a durable and perfectly fitted handle"
  • Reader input
    • [stormmyprods.com TuneMark Radio] $
      • Wake-up to TWIT
    • Where should the home button go?
      • Ethan says on the iPhone works best with the home button on the left
  • App Caps
    • TED Free
      • Riveting talks by remarkable people
    • Air Display $9.99
      • By Avatron Software
      • Use your iPad as a second display. "Ever wish you had an extra display for your Mac or Windows computer? There's an app for that! With Air Display, you can use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch as a wireless display, to extend your computer desktop. Developed by Avatron Software, home of the popular Air Sharing apps, Air Display lets you position your iOS device next to your computer, drag windows onto it, and interact with those windows as you would on any other computer display." You need to be on the same WiFi for this to works. Works on Apple and Windows



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Production Information

  • Edited by: Jeff & Sarah
  • Notes:
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