Recommended Mobile and Online Services from Public Broadcasting

This list can help you find mobile apps and websites as well as other online services provided by public broadcasting. Select terms from the lists below (hold the control/command button while clicking to select multiple terms) and click apply. Only items that match all of your selected terms will appear.

Car Talk

Cars + Funny = Car Talk. Heard every week on NPR, Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, answer listeners' questions, after they finish laughing at them. 

iPad App, iPhone App
Composer of the Day iPhone

Want to learn a little more about composers? Download our free Composer of the Day app, for iPhone and iPod touch.

  • 366 composers (yes, one for Feb. 29 too!)
  • Concise, one-sentence biographies.
  • Links to sound clips for each composer.

 

iPhone App
Free, Music News
Electric Company Wordball

HEY YOU GUYYYYYS! Let’s see your mad, mad word skills!

iPhone App
Free, Kid Friendly
etown

The new eTown mobile application puts all of the excitement of the program in the palm of your hand.

iPad App, iPhone App
Feel Electric!

Are you feeling delighted? Astonished? Anxious?

iPad App, iPhone App
Free, Kid Friendly
FETCH! Lunch Rush

HELLO, HOLLYWOOD!
In case you hadn’t heard, Ruff Ruffman, canine host of the PBS KIDS TV series, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, is making a movie! Of course, he’s in over his head and he needs your help, like, yesterday.

iPhone App
Free, Kid Friendly
Fizzy's Lunch Lab Fresh Pick

ARE YOU THE NEXT LUNCH LABBER?

iPad App, iPhone App
Free, Kid Friendly
Marketplace Radio

The Marketplace Radio iPhone App provides on-demand access to audio programming produced by American Public Media's Marketplace, including Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace Morning Report, Marketplace Money, Marketplace Tech Report, Marketplace Index and the Marketplace Mid-Day Update.  Listen to the latest shows each day and save your favorites for future playback or offline liste

iPhone App
More than a Map(p)

More Than A Mapp (MTAM) allows users to locate, experience, and contribute to African American History through an interactive map. Designed to show that this aspect of American History exists all around us, even in months outside of February, the application highlights relevant locations in one’s immediate vicinity and gives users the ability to upload their own.

iPhone App