MACUL12 Session - iOS Support Group via Leslie Fisher

At Leslie Fisher's iOS Support Group session Friday morning at the MACUL 2012 Conference.

(Hmmm.... some of the material is the same as what I'm using in my session during the next session time!)

Tips & Tricks
Take a screenshot - press Home & Power button at same time
Hidden keys - hold .com key in browser app will show other domains
Split keyboard - pull keyboard apart to corners
In General Settings - Keyboard -  International Keyboard - Add New Keyboard -Emoji keyboard - puts Globe icon next to space bar so you can access icons
Magnifying Glass - hold finger in typing area to get cursor where you want it

Apps
Calendars ($6.99) - plugs into Google Calendars and has great interface & looks
Typewith.me (website) - real time document collaboration
ClassDoJo (website) - students behavior tracker
GoSoapbox (app & website) - interaction between the speaker & the audience, can raise importance of question if multiple people select. ($80 a year)
ScreenChomp (free app) - lets you record whiteboard session with audio on your iPad - by TechSmith
GoodReader (99¢) - "can opener of all Microsoft Office documents" - can connect to your servers in one location, manage files; answer for getting students to your files; interfaces with DropBox.
SugarSync - check out for backups & syncing all devices
Evernote - note synchronization on all devices & web. Now does audio recordings
Skitch (free) - drawing app that interfaces into Evernote
Evernote Peek - load Evernote notepads into iPad, and turns them into flashcards; self checking
Rover (free) - browser that lets you browse Flash sites, partnering with educational sites so it is filtered
Photon ($5) - not filtered, also view flash sites
Splashtop Whiteboard ($19.99) - control computer from iPad

Personal Productivity
News: USA Today - most articles on the app; Time Magazine - making app, People - showcases iPad, interactive magazine with videos & music
Zite: "learns you the more you use it" to search online for materials/stories for you
NewsRack ($5): gathers all your RSS feeds and gives you them in list form; can put into InstaPaper
Instapaper ($5): turns NewsRack articles into customized paper

Textbooks
Inkling: converting old textbooks
iBooks Author (Free) - easy creation of iBooks, can import documents only on a Mac
Pictello ($14.99) - younger crowd book creator
Book Creator ($6.99) - another app for book creation
ToonTastic - uses storyboards and cartoon characters to create a customized animated comic book

Other Stuff
Shero ($129) -  bluetooth controlled ball; control up to 20 of them at one time
Word Lens - app that converts text signs from one language to another (pay for language packs - $9.99 each)
Google Translate (free)- speak into your device and convert the spoken word to text
Jawbone Up ($99) - wearable band  & app; pedometer & speed monitor; even has built in alarm, nap mode, and inactivity mode
Aurasma (free) - create a virtual Aura & share it, or look for ads with the logo
Voxer (free) - turn iPhone into a walke talkie with group access (chat/messaging)
RunPee Mobile - tells which point of the movie is safe to run
Yelp! - Uses GPS to list best user rated restaurants closest
TV FoodMaps - Lists places near you that have been features on TV
Fast Food Premium - Lists the closet fast food is nearby

Photo/Audio/Video
Snapseed ($4.99) - enhance, transform & share images; tap & drag techniques
CollabraCam ($5.99) - allows you to capture, store, edit & join video from multiple iOS devices; can be opened in iMovie, shared in iTunes
Action Movie FX (free) - take an existing piece of video & mess with it
Green Screen FX ($1.99) - takes real time green screen to eliminate background of recording
Coaches Eye ($4.99) - annotate & voice over video recording and share out
Voice Thread (free) - voice thread app is out
Songify - "songifies" a recording of your voice

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