New iPad Apps: America's Presidents, Essential Anatomy, And More

This batch of the week's best iPad apps is all about learning. Whether it's U.S. presidents, or human anatomy, you're beefing up your brain muscle.


America's Presidents: The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery combines art, history, and one of my personal favourite topics — US presidents. Learn all about the 43 commanders-in-chief, and see their iconic pictures, which hang in the DC museum. $5.49


Essential Anatomy: Here's a great way to use the iPad's retina display — look at human anatomy in 3D. In this iPad app, you can view all 6 systems of the body in intense details. $31.99


Sound Uncovered: Why does the sound of a car door make you want to buy one vehicle over another? This app — new from the San Francisco Exploritorium — lets you play with sound in a very unconventional, game-like way, in order to understand the every day noises around us. Free

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