TED (iPhone/iPad): While not specifically a learning App I use this one quite a bit – the TED talks are interesting, inspirational, intellectual, funny. I have linked to a few TED talks on my blog before (e.g. Sir Ken Robinson’s “Do Schools Today Kill Creativity” is a favourite of mine) and watched some truly wonderful technology and speakers (I think we’ve all seen the ‘robot that flies like a bird’ before? If not then watch it here!).
“TED’s official app presents talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends”
[It wasnt' until LWF12 in January this year that I found out what TED stood for ... "Technology, Entertainment, Design"]
Working on the iPhone or iPad this app brings the best of the TED Talks to your device. The images below are from the iPad version.
The app on both devices lets you watch, save (favourite), share, search, and be inspired (random video) from the TED archives. All very good. It may not be an app that you use evey day but certainly dipping in every week or so and you’ll find some new talk or content that’ll keep you busy for an hour or so.
Here is one of my favourites from the archive: “Claim your manspace”: