TED

TED (Free App)

TED is an app offered by TED Conferences LLC that allows mobile users to search and access their video library of more than 2000 recorded talks, via the internet. It also allows users to listen on demand to audio, particularly the Radio Hour Podcast (co-produced by NPR) and Sincerely, X, a podcast about great ideas. View full description

PROS

  • Slick presentation
  • Great, free content

CONS

  • Better with Wi-Fi
  • Limited extras

TED is an app offered by TED Conferences LLC that allows mobile users to search and access their video library of more than 2000 recorded talks, via the internet. It also allows users to listen on demand to audio, particularly the Radio Hour Podcast (co-produced by NPR) and Sincerely, X, a podcast about great ideas.

Interesting Talks on the Move

TED is the official app of the Technology, Entertainment, and Design organisation, a group aimed at promoting the discussion of new and interesting intellectual ideas. The app offers mobile users full, free, searchable access to TED's extensive video catalogue of talks by experts and other interesting people. The subjects that the talks cover range greatly, from science to pop culture. There are thousands of hours of video content to keep you busy as well as two regular, weekly podcasts.The app also allows for the creation of synchronized profiles that can keep track of your streaming preferences. You can bookmark, download, and create playlists of talks. You can also stream talks directly to your television, with all compatible devices.

Is it for me?

Whether you're already familiar with TED Talks or have an interest in big ideas, this app could prove to be a valuable addition. It offers great value. Downloading it will give you dedicated access to an exceptional library of premium intellectual debate and discussion for practically nothing.