Tablet/Smartphone Apps of interest to Extension Professionals
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Add to and/or correct anything in this document! Unless otherwise noted, the apps are located either at the app store or play
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AndroidIOSCostApp NameURLCategoryDescriptionComments
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yyFreeShazamhttp://www.shazam.com/AdvertisingIdentify songs and get info from advertisements and tv shows
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yFreeLeafSnaphttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/leafsnap/id430649829?mt=8EducationID plants. (by Columbia University, U of Maryland and Smithonian Institute)
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yyHand to Harvesthttp://www.harvesttohand.com/MarketingFind farmers in a particular area that sell agricultural products
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KeePassPasswords Is an open source password manager. Passwords can be stored in highly-encrypted databases, which can be unlocked with one master password.
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KeeperPasswordsKeeper is a way to store your passwords and private information.
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LastPassPasswordsIs an online password manager and form filler that makes web browsing easier and more secure.
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yyWinter Storm Survival Kithttp://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/apps/winter-survival-kitPersonal Protectionwill help you find your current location, call 911, notify your friends and family, calculate how long you can run your engine to keep warm and stay safe from carbon monoxide poisoning.
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yyFree/PaidCamScannerProductivityUse device to capture a picture of a document and turn it into a PDF
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yyEvernotehttp://evernote.com/ProductivityNote taking
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yyFreeForage Labhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.foragelabProductivityIs a convenient way to submit and view sample information via your mobile device. Clients are able to retrieve results almost immediately after the analysis is complete. Can include detailed descriptions of your sample. Even take a source picture of the sample.
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yyHorticulture Industry Networkhttp://hin.com.au/Agricultural-Applications.aspxProductivityURL to website that highlights a variety of apps for tablet or smartphone
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y$3.99Perfect OCRhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/perfect-ocr-document-scanner/id363095388?mt=8ProductivityUse device to capture a picture of a document and turn it into a PDF
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yPaidScoutPro Corn and Soyhttp://scoutpro.org/products/corn.htmlProductivityScoutPro Corn is a user-friendly mobile field scouting app for farmers and agricultural industry professionals.
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yyFreeSkypeProductivityable to make calls to other skype members
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yyFreeSoil Webhttp://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/drupal/node/902ProductivityA remote way to learn soil types and get soil descriptions. Uses GPS to determine your location and then displays soil type.
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yyTank Mix Calculatorhttp://www.farmlogic.com/tools/mobile_apps/tank_mix_calculator.aspxProductivityCalculate how to prepare a tank mix of 250 popular chemicals
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yUGA turfgrass weedshttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/turfgrass-management-subscription/id331813805?mt=8ProductivityTurfgrass Management is a comprehensive application that contains pictures, information, and recommendations for managing turf weeds, diseases, and insects. Turfgrass Management was developed by a team of professors at the University of Georgia and provides easy access to information for identifying and diagnosing pests while in the field. The application combines information from
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yFreeV-Tree Virginia Tech Tree IDhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.pottssoftware.agps21&hl=enProductivity It contains fact sheets for 969 woody plants from all over North America with an in depth description, range map and thousands of color images of leaves, flowers, fruit, twigs, bark and form. Users can narrow the species list for any location in North America using the phone's GPS, network signal or any entered address or zip code. Basically the application can become “Woody Plants of Where You Are Standing”.
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yy9.99/moEarth Plat - Floridahttp://www.earthplat.com/RealestateView plat parcels in Florida on your mobile device
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yFreeGoogle PlusSocial Mediaanother tool to connect with people
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yyFreeHootSuiteSocial MediaAggregates several social media sites into one application.
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yyFreeBeesmarthttp://pollinator.org/beesmartapp.htmUtilitiesA comprehensive guide to selecting plants for pollinators specific to your area.
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yyFreeBumphttps://bu.mp/UtilitiesTransfer info between devices
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yPaidFind My Iphone http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/find-my-iphone/id376101648?mt=8UtilitiesFind your phone anywhere in the world and secure it
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yFreeFox-FiUtilitiesUse your phone as a WiFi Hotspot
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yyFreeGPS essentialsUtilitiesThe Swiss army knife of GPS navigation! The most complete GPS tool on market: Navigate, manage waypoints, tracks, routes, build your own dashboard from 45 widgets
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yyFreeiLevel Freehttp://www.ihandysoft.com/Utilitiesuse your phone as a level
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yyFreeKey Ringhttp://keyringapp.com/UtilitiesUse your phone to show loyalty card at store checkout counters
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yyFree/PaidLanguage translatorsUtilitiesTranslate about any language into English and vice versa. Some popular apps are google translate and Itranslate
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yy3.99PlanimeterUtilitiesMeasure distances and land areas on maps
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yyFree/PaidPrinterSharehttp://www.printershare.com/mobile.sdfUtilitiesPrint documents, pictures, websites from your phone or tablet
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yyFree/PaidQuickOffice and QuickOffice Prohttp://www.quickoffice.com/UtilitiesWay to work with documents, spreadsheets, PDF's and even Powerpoint presentations on your mobile device
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yyFreeRedLaserUtilitiesBar code reader and price comparisons
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yPaidSeekDroidhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.gtmedia.seekdroidUtilitiesFind your phone anywhere in the world and secure it
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yyFreeSplashtophttp://www.splashtop.com/homeUtilities Remote desktop app to easily access your computer from an iPad or mobile device.
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nyStanley Spirit Levelhttp://www.stanleytools.com/default.asp?TYPE=STATICLEFT&PAGE=PR_iphonelevelapp09.htm&LEFT=left_pr.htmUtilitiesuse your phone as a level
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yyFree/PaidTrip-itUtilitiesTrip planner keeps all of your travel plans in one spot. Create a master travel itinerary, and access your itinerary planner online or on your mobile device
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yyFreeAccuweatherWeatherprovides 15 day weather forecasts and radar
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yFreeMyRadar Weather Radarhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/myradar-weather-radar/id322439990?mt=8Weatherdisplays animated weather radar around your current location
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yyFree/PaidWebsite of Ag related appshttp://hin.com.au/Agricultural-Applications.aspxWebsiteThis website from Australia lists a variety of useful apps for agriculture for both Android and IOS
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yFree100 Best Apps for Ipad http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2362572,00.asp
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Dragon Dictation
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Flashlights
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Radar
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Unit Converter
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NYPaidLeftovershttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/leftovers/id427307538?mt=8EducationBy Iowa State and UNL extensions; accompanied 4 Day Throw Away campaign to inform consumers on rules for leftovers
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NYFreeIowa State Fair Food Finderhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iowa-state-fair-food-finder/id547380605?mt=8EducationBy Iowa State University; partnership with Des Moines Register. Provides nutrition information for food at Iowa State Fair, as well as activity needed to burn calories. Also available as mobile website: http://data.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/foodfinder/index.html
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