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iPad App of the Week: Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe

Snapshots of the Universe iPad app

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe, an app with simple and clear ambitions – just to help us understand how the universe works, that’s all. But seriously, this app offers to help explain the principles that control the universe, based on the work of one of  the world’s best known and most respected deep thinkers – Stephen Hawking.

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iPad App of the Week: Amount

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Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Amount, a simple and lightweight unit converter app. Want to quickly see what 20 dollars is worth in British pounds? Or what 1 cup is equal to in fluid ounces? How many miles are equal to 100 kilometers? Amount is your friend – for these and lots more similar sort of quick conversions.

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iPad App of the Week: Makr

Makr iPad app

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Makr, which offers a great set of tools and templates to help you make your own professional looking printed designs. Here’s a bit of its App Store intro:

Made exclusively for iPad to bring sophisticated design tools – dominated by professional studios until now – to the maker’s workshop and DIYer’s home. Create materials for entertaining and special events, small business branding, and home and kitchen use to enhance your milestones or everyday moments.
With Makr, make invitations, stickers, business cards, postcards, labels, tags, recipe cards, announcements, stationery, greeting and holiday cards, and more. Choose from a variety of endlessly customizable templates for Parties, Business, Wedding, Baby, Holiday, and Home.

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Al Gore’s Our Choice is App Store iPad App of the Week

OurChoice

Our Choice is this week’s iPad App of the Week in the App Store. It’s an interactive app focused on the causes of and potential solutions for global warming. It is labeled as Al Gore’s Our Choice and features narration by the former Vice-President. It certainly has an admirable objective:

Our Choice is meant to inspire readers to take action and think in new and creative ways about how we can work together to solve the climate crisis.

It also sounds like a well-executed app with some strong features:

—A groundbreaking multi-touch interface
—A visual table of contents for quick and easy navigation
—More than 250 stunning full-screen images
—Explore every photo’s location on an interactive map
—More than one hour of documentary footage
—More than 30 original interactive infographics and animations
—Original audio commentary by Al Gore throughout
—An interactive 3D book cover

I haven’t had a chance to install the app yet, but I definitely will tonight. I can’t think of too many cause that are more worthy of trying to become educated about than climate change.

Here’s an App Store link for Our Choice; it’s priced at $4.99.

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App Store’s iPad App of the Week is Dracula: The Official Stoker Family Edition

Dracula

This week’s iPad App of the Week in the App Store is Dracula: The Official Stoker Family Edition. It’s an interactive eBook rendering of the classic tale. Here’s more detail from its App Store page:

Dracula: The Official Stoker Family Edition puts a new, interactive twist on the classic 1897 novel written by Bram Stoker. Featuring more than 600 illustrations and almost 300 pages of carefully abridged text, this reader-driven experience brings the Dracula story to life in a rich, interactive way. From lighting up the words on a page with a lantern, unsealing the mysteries of letters and journal entries, blowing the leaves off of tombstones to reveal the writing beneath, and even using your own “blood” to reveal hidden text on a page, you are intimately immersed in the storytelling.

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iPad App of the Week: Little Things

Little Things iPad app

Little Things is the iPad App of the Week in the App Store.  It’s a fun looking search and find sort of game, that seems like one my daughter will enjoy – so I grabbed it this morning.

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