Green technology: Green your life with iPad and iPhone apps

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The iPhone and iPad stand amongst the best innovations of our generation. Green turn, an agenda which has been a hot topic for discussion for a long time, states that environment needs to be more eco friendly, green, less polluted and moreover substantial in nature. That is, we have to make our environment not only a nice place to live for us but the coming generations also. Following are some applications and software that are offered for these smart gadgets to support green turn cause:

1. Drop Box

This revolutionizing application which launched this year in 2011 has been especially designed for the iPad. It organizes all your files under a single domain. You can synchronize office files with this application and work on them as per your comfort at home. It is extremely convenient to share images and videos through this software. It is very easy to see offline files also now.

2. Google Places

Google Places is an app which acts as your personal guide to hip restaurants, cafes, bars and other venues worldwide. It finds the closest match to your budget and leisure requirement.

3. Thermo

Thermo is an application that gives you news about weather inside when you are deciding whether to turn air condition off or not while driving your car. You can decide to turn the air conditioner on or off accordingly. It also saves reports weather from past and it provides weather forecasts too.

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4. Hey Tell

This app is for those who prefer voice messages over text. Hey Tell allows you to send voice messages to single or multi users using EDGE, 3G or Wi-Fi connection through push notifications for messages.

5. Audibly

This application for iPad and iPhone is for those who are voracious readers. This application is a wonder for those who prefer to listen to audio books. It lets you listen to a collection of more than 3000 audio books. They are all free, though some newly published books are not available for access. For lovers of classic novels and literature, this is the best app out there.

6. Onava

Surfing the internet whilst roaming can be expensive. This application shrinks your data by two to three times, causing less data usage and there by being light on your pocket. It is available for both iPhone and the iPad.

7. Merriam Webster

As Green Turn demands less usage of paper, this app makes sure you never have to carry a pocket dictionary. It has an audio feature which will give you the exact pronunciation of any word. It is fun to use too, and it provides a fresh word each day for you as ‘word of the day’ feature.

8. Photosynth

This application is specially designed for the mobile iGadgets. It has the unique ability to capture a 360 degree photo. It also enables synchronization with Facebook.

9. Color

This is a very popular app amongst users. It combines photo taking experience with social networking. It helps to bring people close together in your vicinity. It helps making connections easy especially when developing professional networks.


About the author: Alia Haley is a writer who is passionate about ecofriendly existence. She found an answer of green living in her ecofriendly home which is a perfect example of green architecture.

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  1. Tan

    I do not have neither iPad nor iPhone, but I also see DropBox in Android marketplace. So, I will definitely take a look on it.

  2. Mika Castro says:

    I like this review about ipad and iphone as well. It enlarges details about the gadget and it showed some new information about it. What i like most on this mobile it has the capability to have a unique applications that are not seen on any other mobile gadgets.

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