Do you ever get questions from people who want to see what your new device can do? Here are a few apps for showing off the potential of mobile devices for educational use.
Brain and Nervous System Pro
Learn the anatomy of the brain and nervous system. Slice open the brain with your finger. Beautiful, informative visuals. This one is for iPad and the developer also has Android versions for some of their other anatomy apps. My demo video.
The periodic table of elements in chemistry will never be boring with this app. For iPad.
CIA: Operation AJAX
Learn about the CIA’s plot to stage a coup in Iran during the Eisenhower era in this beautifully designed graphic novel for iPad.
Use this app to track your sleep cycles and wake you at the optimal time. iOS and Android.
WordLens is now part of Google Translate.
Take a photo of a sign or menu and this app will translate the text into the language of your choice. iOS and Android. This app is now owned by Google and is being rolled into Google Glass and Google Translate. Try this feature in Google Translate. iOS and Android.
Augmented reality for kids
Quiver (formerly known as CoLAR)
Kids can color special coloring pages and have their creations turned into 3D moving images on a mobile device. iOS and Android.
Turn your photos into live kaleidoscope images – really fun. iOS.
Turn your photos into images that look like watercolor paintings. One of the best of these type of photo filter apps (there are many). Here’s a video that someone made showing how to use Waterlogue. iOS.
Do you have any favorite apps for showing off your device? Let us know in the comments.