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.

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
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

The free PBS KIDS Video app includes clips and full episodes from PBS KIDS series like THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT!, DINOSAUR TRAIN, CURIOUS GEORGE, SUPER WHY, SESAME STREET, WORDGIRL and  WILD KRATTS.

iPad App, iPhone App
PBS NewsHour

The app provides easy, mobile access to all content produced by the PBS NewsHour.

iPhone App
Planet Money

Get the best Planet Money has to offer built specifically for your iPhone. It's the global economy in your pocket.

iPad App, iPhone App
Public Radio Player

The Public Radio Player is a free iPhone application that offers streaming audio from public radio stations across the United States. The Public Radio Player currently offers approximately 481 station streams (including WXXI-AM 1370, Classical 91.5, and WRUR 88.5) and over 1,000 on-demand programs.

iPhone App
SoundCloud - Music & Audio Android App

Discover the best new music & audio with the official SoundCloud app.

Android App
SoundCloud - Music & Audio Discovery iPhone App

Discover the best new music & audio with the official SoundCloud app.

iPad App, iPhone App
StoryCorps iPhone

StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate one another’s lives through listening.

iPad App, iPhone App