1/14 – Favorite Apps

A number of our members gave short presentations or demonstrations on some of their favorite apps.  

Yvonne Fried presented an app for iOS called Prep & Pantry.  She demonstrated how it can be used as a tool to inventory groceries and supplies, and then convert that information to a shopping list.  It can be purchased through iTunes.  For more information, here is their website:  http://prepandpantry.com

Stan Tusan, a local artist, gave us a quick overview of “iPad for Artists“.  He showed us a number of sites showing apps, tools, and examples of artists who’ve created art on an iPad.  Here are some links:

  • David Hockney, Artist – david hockney art on iPad
  • iPad Styluses – http://www.theverge.com/2012/4/10/2925937/best-stylus-ipad-review
  • 15 Best iPad Art Apps – http://www.creativebloq.com/digital-art/art-on-the-ipad-1232669
  • Jorge Colombo, Artist – http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/tny/2009/10/finger-painting-dead-end.html
  • Deni Jones, iPad for Artists Flip Thru Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlA9ESjKr-4

Linda Gamble demonstrated two of her favorite apps:

  • Words with Friends – an iOS app that allows you to play Scrabble with others through the internet.  It’s available on the App store.  For more information, here’s their website:  http://www.wordswithfriends.com
  • iSpeak Spanish – one of a number of iSpeak apps for iOS that assist you in speaking a new language.  It’s available from iTunes.  Fore more information, here’s their website:  http://future-apps.net

Peter DeGroot gave us a quick overview of a number of his favorite apps, both for the Mac OS X and for iOS.  Peter will provide a PDF of this, which will be posted here soon.