19 great Free iPad Apps for your Home or Office

Free iPad Apps

These iPad apps will wake you up, house your favorite books
and the latest from your favorite author, give you the word
you need to finish that assignment, or calculate the calories
in that burger and fries you just put away.

Free and easy to use fun and informative apps
that fill a lot of gaps in your busy life.

Nightstand Central Free   (14.3 MB)
The Nightstand Central Free app is user friendly.  It will continue working if the
screen is locked and even if the device is sleeping. This app allows alarm sounds,
adjustable snooze time, wallpaper displays, and the ability to set multiple alarms
on different days and include the weather conditions.


Stanza  (10.0 MB)
Stanza gives format options for reading books including CBR, PDF, DjVu, ePub, CBZ,
and eReader, allowing users to set layouts, controls, and appearances. An added perk is
users can receive books saving them to their libraries, easily and free from many
sources including Feedbooks and Project Gutenberg.


iBooks   (15.3 MB)
The iBooks app works with PDF and ePub formats. After downloading, users can read books,
and with a tap or a swipe are able to turn pages.  Some of the features are search functions,
bookmark, screen brightness, landscape and portrait modes, sepia colored or white pages,
font size settings, and the ability to add notes to favorite pages.


Kindle   (8.2 MB)
For the Kindle app there isn’t an in-app bookstore, but there is no better app to
read Kindle books with. You can choose landscape or portrait mode, sepia colored, black,
or white pages with the capability to adjust brightness and font sizes. Also allowing
Wikipedia links, word lookups, Google links, bookmarks, notes, highlights across devices,
and syncing the last page read.


Comics   (9.0 MB)
The Comics app provides access to a large library of comics, with more than 500 comics,
that can be downloaded for free. It also allows a reader Guided View Technology
with the ability to zoom in on any panel.


Evernote   (11.7 MB)

The Evernote app lets you take pictures, ideas, recordings, and notes with the iPad, and
instantly link them to a Mac, PC or Web version. Evernote makes searching for text easier
by actually recognizing the text within the pictures, in addition to indexing all notes.


Merriam-Webster Dictionary HD (21.0 MB)
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary HD app provides example sentences, antonyms, synonyms,
definitions, and it’s all available offline. When online you can speak a word to start a search.
The app also has scrolling index, hyperlinked words, audio pronunciation, recent searches, and Word of the Day.


Dictionary.com   (47.2 MB)
Definitions, antonyms, synonyms, and about 2 million words at your fingertips whether online or offline.
Extra features like hyperlinked words, the Hot Word blog, audio pronunciation,
Word and Question of the Day, and voice-to-text search.


Bamboo Paper   (8.0 MB)
With your iPad you can send page images in emails using either a PDF notebook or a PNG format.
The app allows redoing and undoing writing.  This app is like having a paper notebook where you
can change colors and adjustable pen points, and it allows you to share ideas and sketch
thoughts in your own handwriting.

Wikipanion for iPad   (2.3 MB)

The Wikipanion for iPad app assist you in browsing the endless articles on Wikipedia.
By utilizing history and bookmark, in-page searching, font resizing, Wiktionary lookup,
and table of contents your useful information search is easier and faster.


Fotopedia Heritage   (15.8 MB)
The Fotopedia Heritage app is an encyclopedia of photos of World Heritage sites.
There are over 25,000 quality photos, with search and navigation, slideshow,
travel planning, point-of-interest descriptions and more.


PCalc Lite Calculator   (8.2 MB)
This app has adjustable theme, scientific functions, key click and digits, and basic conversions.
This clever calculator allows multiple redo and undo with a tap or swipe across the result panel.


OmniCalc   (1.1 MB)
Handy like a spreadsheet, this app lets you continually change your entries and receive
results instantly without having to reenter your data every time. The OmniCalc app has
four calculators – statistical, standard, date math, and scientific functions that you can rotate through.


XE Currency   (2.2 MB)
This app enables you to convert any World currency with live rates online efficiently and fast.
Offline the last currency rates updated are available. This app has exchange rate charts
from the past 24 hours to one year for viewing.

Units (2.0 MB)
An excellent app for those trading internationally, you can display the units of your choice
viewing the workflow of your choice.  The Units app is updated daily converting over 800
units between 88 different currencies, and over 43 separate categories. Can’t find your ruler?
This app has one.

MyConvert Lite   (1.8 MB)

The my Convert Lite app is easy to use supporting defined user units, selected currencies,
and units most common. It’s handy and fast, pick a category and a unit and tap to convert to
different units. If you need more units, try the paid version.

Dragon Dictation   (5.4 MB)
The Dragon Dictation app is great for busy people, allowing you to utilize your voice to tweet, send
reminders or notes to yourself, catch up on Facebook, text, and even email friends. This app saves
typing time, has the capability of many global languages, and it’s fast.

iTranslate   (6.5 MB)
The iTranslate app has translations for over 50 languages, has a history and favorites list, and
Text-to-Speech capabilities. It does translate immediately one language into another through
pasting it to your clipboard by a swipe or entering text.  The free version does not have voice recognition.


Epicurious Recipes & Shopping Lists (12.2 MB)
Cooks of a styles and levels will enjoy searching more than 30,000 delicious recipes from
Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Self, renowned chefs and cookbooks.  Save or email your favorite recipes,
compile and share shopping checklists based on the recipes you’ve selected. A must-have tool for kitchen enthusiasts.

You will find more similar apps here: http://store.apple.com


We hope you find these tools of value


The TIB Team