Portable Apps for HP Slate 500


Because your HP Slate is a Windows based tablet, you can use portable apps with your device.

 

What is a portable app?  ANSWER HERE

 

The following is only a partial list of some of the portable apps that you might find useful in an ESL Classroom.

 

 

GoldenDict Portable

GoldenDict is a portable application that allows users to quickly and easity look up dictionary and encyclopaedic entries in multiple online sources. 

 

Mnemosyne Portable

Mnemosyne is a feature-rich flashcard memorization tool. It uses an advanced algorithm to determine when each card should be shown to maximize effectiveness.

OpenOffice.org 

OpenOffice is an office suite that includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database, all packaged in a portable app so that you can take all of your documents with you. 

 

KeePass Portable

KeePass Portable allows you to securely carry your email, internet and other passwords with you. You can place it on your USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive or a CD and use it on any computer, without leaving any personal information behind.

 
 

The Guide Portable

The Guide is a two paned organizing tool similar to mind-mapping software.  It allows for the organization of ideas and information in a heirarchical tree-like structure.

 
 

Cook Timer Portable

Cook Timer is a simple count down style clock that allows users to input the amount of time and sounds an alarm when time is up. 

 

 

There are many more portable apps available.  Some are freeware and some are shareware, but all of them provide excellent functionality, mobility, and flexibility for users on the go.  Click here to access the portable apps site for a complete listing.