Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks

“Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks” is developed by AMZN Mobile LLC. It is free to download and has no in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch and requires iOS 6.0 or later.

Using this app, you can download/purchase a large variety of books, newspapers, magazines, and more.

The Kindle app is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, giving users the ability to read Kindle books, newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. You’ll have access to over 1,000,000* books in the Kindle Store plus hundreds* of newspapers and magazines. Amazon Whispersync automatically syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices (including Kindle), so you can pick up your book where you left off on another device.

Get the best reading experience available on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch:

  • Shop the Kindle Store by visiting Amazon for the largest selection of books people want to read: millions of books, including hundreds of thousands of titles that are exclusive to the Kindle Store and over 1.7 million titles that are $9.99 or less.
  • Get free book samples – read the first chapter free before you decide to buy via Kindle Free Sample Search.
  • Customize your reading experience by choosing margin size, line spacing, background color, font size, font style, and either portrait or landscape format.
  • Tap and hold text to quickly highlight important sections, easily edit or change highlight colors, and select long passages that span multiple pages.
  • Exclusive to Kindle, X-Ray lets you see the “bones of the book” and learn more about notable characters, places, and phrases with descriptions from Shelfari and Wikipedia. (English Titles Only)
  • Collections: Easily categorize books, docs, and magazines with a few, easy taps.
  • Instant dictionary word lookup with 250,000 entries and definitions. Tap and hold a word to view the definition. You can also use previously purchased Dictionaries, such as medical, legal, or other translation references.
  • Search inside the book to find a character, topic, or section you want to revisit.
  • Simply tap on either side of the screen or flick to turn pages.
  • You can also read your Kindle books on your Kindle e-reader, Kindle Fire, PC, Mac, Android-based device, Windows Phone 8-based device, or in your web browser with Kindle Cloud Reader. Our Whispersync technology syncs your last page read, notes, bookmarks, and highlights across devices, so you can pick up where you left off.
  • Read hundreds* of newspapers and magazines including The Economist, Reader’s Digest, Martha Stewart Living, and Food Network Magazine with high resolution color images. Visit the Kindle Store to subscribe to a newspaper or magazine and have each edition automatically delivered, or purchase individual issues.
  • Email PDFs & other documents to your new Send-to-Kindle e-mail address and we deliver them to your device. The documents are automatically archived in the Amazon Cloud and available for re-download on your iOS or supported Kindle devices. You can also read PDFs from Mail, Safari, or by transferring them from iTunes.
  • With Kindle textbooks you save up to 60% off print list prices when you buy, and up to 80% when you rent. Use the Notebook in your Print Replica textbooks to review your bookmarks, highlights, notes. Tag and filter the most important items to study.
  • Accessibility features make it easier for blind and visually impaired customers to navigate their Kindle libraries, read & interact with books, and more. Enable VoiceOver in your device settings to begin. A quick reference to gestures can be found under the FAQ section in settings.

* Selection and price of books and periodicals in the Kindle Store may vary by country.

iPhone/iPod Link: Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks – AMZN Mobile LLC

iPad Link: Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks – AMZN Mobile LLC

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Feedly Reader

“Feedly Reader” is developed by DevHD. It is free to download and contains no in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 4.3 or later.

If you are someone who reads a lot of blogs, you can use this app to keep up to date with your favorite blogs. You can categorize the blogs how you want and see new posts.

Feedly delivers all your favorite websites in one place.

Feedly is a new way to browse and share the content of your favorite news sites, feeds, tumblr blogs and youtube channels. Instead of having to hunt down for news, feedly uses RSS to aggregate the contents of the news sites and blogs you like and deliver them as a fast mobile-optimized experience.

Feedly is an RSS news reader re-imagined for mobile devices. It makes browsing faster and more fun: the content of your rss feeds, news sites and blogs are transformed into pocket-sized cards which load very fast and are easy to browse.

The feedly UI is custom tailored for the iPhone and the iPad. If you run feedly on an iPad, you will get an experience which is very close to a personalized magazine: a really fun way to track and read your favorite blogs.

When you run feedly on a phone and on a tablet, the configuration will automatically syncs between both devices.

Feedly makes sharing content on twitter, facebook and google+ very simple, either directly or using Buffer. We also offer integration with Pocket, Instapaper and Evernote.

iPhone/iPod Link: Feedly Reader – DevHD

iPad Link: Feedly Reader – DevHD

Toca Doctor HD Lite

“Toca Doctor HD Lite” is developed by Toca Boca AB. It is free to download and contains no in-app purchases. It is only compatible with the iPad and requires iOS 4.2 or later.

This app is the lite version of their app “Toca Doctor HD”. Click the following links to read my review of Toca Doctor HD Lite and Toca Doctor HD on my Apps 4 Education blog.

* FUN PUZZLES AND MINI-GAMES FOR KIDS AGE 3 AND ABOVE *
Let your kids be a doctor for a day! Examine a patient and solve fun puzzles and mini-games that take place in the human body. Beautiful artwork and fun sounds guides your kids through 5 different puzzles! There are 18 puzzles in the full version!

FEATURES

  • 5 puzzles and mini-games to solve!
  • Cool physics games!
  • Fantastic original artwork that shows the human body!
  • Fun sounds and animations!
  • No rules or stress – play any way your kids want to!
  • Kid-friendly interface!
  • No third party advertising
  • No in-app purchases

Toca Doctor is a fun and puzzling digital toy for kids. Examine the patients and play puzzles and mini-games that take place in the human body. There are no timers or stress elements so that kids can play in their own time. If they can’t finish any certain game it still continues so that they never get stuck. It always works and it’s always fun!

Toca Doctor is a digital toy from Toca Boca and is suitable for kids age 3 and above.

iPhone/iPod Link: Toca Doctor HD Lite – Toca Boca AB

iPad Link: Toca Doctor HD – Toca Boca AB

Toca Doctor Lite

“Toca Doctor Lite” is developed by Toca Boca AB. It is free to download and contains no in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad and requires iOS 4.0 or later.

This app is the lite version of their app “Toca Doctor”. Click the following links to read my review of Toca Doctor Lite and Toca Doctor on my Apps 4 Education blog. 

* FUN PUZZLES AND MINI-GAMES FOR KIDS AGE 3 AND ABOVE *
Let your kids be a doctor for a day! Examine a patient and solve fun puzzles and mini-games that take place in the human body. Beautiful artwork and fun sounds guides your kids through 5 different puzzles! There are 18 puzzles in the full version!

FEATURES

  • 5 puzzles and mini-games to solve!
  • Cool physics games!
  • Fantastic original artwork that shows the human body!
  • Fun sounds and animations!
  • No rules or stress – play any way your kids want to!
  • Kid-friendly interface!
  • No third-party advertising
  • No in-app purchases

Toca Doctor is a fun and puzzling digital toy for kids. Examine the patients and play puzzles and mini-games that take place in the human body. There are no timers or stress elements so that kids can play in their own time. If they can’t finish any certain game it still continues so that they never get stuck. It always works and it’s always fun!

Toca Doctor is a digital toy from Toca Boca and is suitable for kids age 3 and above.

iPhone/iPod Link: Toca Doctor Lite – Toca Boca AB

iPad Link: Toca Doctor HD Lite – Toca Boca AB

iTunes U

“iTunes U” is developed by Apple. It is free to download and contains no in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 7.0 or later.

Using this app, you can find a variety of books and audio recordings from colleges and universities. You can find a large variety of information, some free, some you have to pay for.

The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Whether you’re majoring in molecular biology at a university, taking Spanish in high school, or just interested in European history, you now have a valuable tool to help you learn anytime, anywhere.

Features:

Free courses in a wide array of subjects

  • Take free courses created and taught by instructors from leading universities and other schools
  • See all assignments and updates from the instructor in one place, and check off assignments as you complete them
  • Take notes and highlight text in iBooks and see them consolidated for easy reviewing in the iTunes U app
  • Take course notes in class, or while playing audio or video lectures inside of iTunes U
  • Access course materials, including audio, video, books, documents & presentations, apps, and iBooks textbooks
  • Share your favorite courses with friends using Twitter, Facebook, Mail, and Messages

The world’s largest catalog of free education content

  • Choose from more than 750,000 free lectures, videos, books, and other resources on thousands of subjects from Algebra to Zoology
  • Browse collections from education and cultural institutions in 30 countries — including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, LaTrobe University, University of Tokyo, MoMA, the New York Public Library, and the Library of Congress

Requirements:

  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 7 or later
  • An Apple ID set up for use on the iTunes Store
  • iTunes 10.5.2 or later is required to sync with a computer
  • The selection of courses, collections, and availability of content linked from within a course may vary by country

iPhone/iPod Link: iTunes U – Apple

iPad Link: iTunes U – Apple

Adobe Acrobat Reader – View, Annotate & Share PDFs

“Adobe Acrobat Reader – View, Annotate & Share PDFs” is developed by Adobe. It is free to download and contains in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch and requires iOS 8.4 or later.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing, annotating and signing PDFs.

VIEW PDFs
• Quickly open PDF documents from email, the web or any app that supports “Open In…”
• Search, scroll and zoom in and out.
• Choose Single Page or Continuous scroll mode.

ANNOTATE AND REVIEW PDFs
• Make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools.
• Highlight and mark up text with annotation tools.
• Use Apple Pencil with iPad Pro for even greater precision.

FILL AND SIGN FORMS
• Quickly fill out PDF forms by typing text into fields.
• Use your finger or Apple Pencil to e-sign any PDF document.

STORE AND SHARE FILES
• Sign in to your free Adobe Document Cloud account.
• Connect your Dropbox account.
• Store and share files in the cloud.

IN-APP PURCHASE
Convert, edit and organize PDFs on the go by subscribing to one of Adobe’s online services. You can get started without ever leaving your app, and subscriptions work across all your computers and devices.

EDIT AND ORGANIZE PDF FILES
• Subscribe to Acrobat Pro DC using In-App Purchase.
• Edit text in PDF files on your iPad.
• Organize pages: Reorder, rotate and delete them in your PDFs.

CREATE PDF FILES
• Subscribe to Adobe PDF Pack using In-App Purchase.
• Create PDF files.
• Convert Microsoft Office files and camera photos to PDF.

EXPORT PDF FILES TO WORD OR EXCEL
• Subscribe to Adobe Export PDF using In-App Purchase.
• Save PDF documents as editable Microsoft Word or Excel files.

IN-APP PURCHASE DETAILS
• An Acrobat Pro DC subscription is US$24.99/month (includes Acrobat Pro DC software plus PDF Pack).
• A PDF Pack subscription is US$9.99/month (includes Export PDF).
• An Export PDF subscription is US$23.99/year.
• Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.
• Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?
If you have a subscription to Acrobat Pro, Acrobat Standard, PDF Pack or Export PDF, just sign in to convert, edit and sign PDFs on the go.

By downloading, you agree to the Terms of Use at
http://www.adobe.com/special/misc/terms.html

iPhone/iPod Link: Adobe Acrobat Reader – View, Annotate & Share PDFs – Adobe

iPad Link: Adobe Acrobat Reader – View, Annotate & Share PDFs – Adobe

TopNotes – Take Notes, Annotate PDF & Sync Notebook with Dropbox

“TopNotes – Take Notes, Annotate PDF & Sync Notebook with Dropbox” is developed by Appxy. It is free to download and contains one in-app purchase of $4.99 to buy the full version. It is only compatible with the iPad and requires iOS 7.0 or later.

This is the lite version of the app “TopNotes Pro – Take Notes, Annotate PDF & Sync Notebook with Dropbox”.

TopNotes is the best note taking app ever built for your iPad. It has the most advanced handwriting engine and a robust notes management system. With TopNotes, you can take beautiful notes with your iPad at anywhere, anytime, and store them forever.

TopNotes has powerful features for PDF documents, too! You can read, annotate pdf files or even fill out PDF forms! It also has various export options to send your documents via email or upload them to Dropbox, Google Drive and other clouds.

Easiest way to manage notebooks

  • Very well designed shelf for notebook management.
  • Drag & drop to decide the order of notebooks.
  • Password protects notebooks on shelf for privacy.
  • Rearrange pages within a notebook or move them to different notebooks to reorganize your notes.

Powerful editing tools

  • Very well designed papers and digital ink pens.
  • Full set of highlighter pens.
  • Multiple erasers to meet different requirements.
  • Copy/Cut/Paste to move or duplicate notes.
  • Import pictures from album & adjust the size.
  • Choose paper type for each page.
  • With undo/redo features to compare previous and current ideas, and correct step forward more easily.
  • Wrist feature to protect the specified area from careless editing.
  • Read-only mode for notes reading in case of some unnecessary editing.

iPad Link: TopNotes – Take Notes, Annotate PDF & Sync Notebook with Dropbox – Appxy