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Topic # 65978 10-Aug-2010 16:00
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OK thought seeming as iPhones and iPads are not used in the same way that there should be a seperate thread with apps that people have found that are great on the iPad.

I have found Stanza to be a great ebook reader. Also got to give credit to the NZ Herald for putting a great newspaper app out and giving it away! I know they have said they will charge in the next version but a great way to show people how well a electronic newspaper can work.







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  Reply # 365899 10-Aug-2010 16:14
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AirVideo Player (for sharing video from PC) , CineXplayer (for xvid video).




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  Reply # 365902 10-Aug-2010 16:16
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Good idea on the new thread Nety.

Apps I've found and love to date:

* DropBox: Shared cloud storage for PC\Mac, iPhone and iPad. Syncs automagically.

* LogMeIn Ignition: remote software, very intuitive mouse gestures make it very useable.

* Tech Junkie: all the most popular tech websites in one easy app. Add\delete your own sites as you see fit. Got rid of all my on screen bookmarks with this app.

* Flipboard: If you use Twitter, this takes Tweets and their subsequent links and turns it all into a magazine style format. Very cool and free. (Works for Facebook too but don't have an account.)

* Pages: well documented Apple app, but so very useable on the iPad.

* AirVideo: streams video to your iPad anywhere you have an internet connection. Converts various formats (DivX, avi, wmv etc) on the fly, or converts permanently if you so desire.

* Google Earth is fantastic on the bigger screen.

* C Aquarium Lite: turns your iPad into an aquarium.

* The iPad version of Monkey Island!


That'll do for now ;-)

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  Reply # 365917 10-Aug-2010 16:39
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Can people state the price/free in their recommendations pls

Weather HD - Weather app with good wow factor / eye candy - $1.29 USD
Pinball HD - Pinball - $4.19 USD
Disney Fairies Fly on iPad - Tinkerbell arcade game, my 4 yo daughter loves it - $11 USD

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  Reply # 365930 10-Aug-2010 17:17
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Figured if you were interested in the sound of the app you would look it up anyway but since I can't edit my post -

Free apps - Dropbox, Flipboard, Epicurious, Google Earth, C Aquarium lite.

Paid -
LogMeIn: $38
Tech Junkie $1.29
AirVideo $4.19
Monkey Island $10.99 (or try the Lite version for free...)

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  Reply # 365940 10-Aug-2010 17:45
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I through the New Zealand herald is quite good too.

Other than that

I have got

Pages

Numbers

BBC

Zinio




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  Reply # 365945 10-Aug-2010 17:52
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chiefie: AirVideo Player (for sharing video from PC) , CineXplayer (for xvid video).


+1 for AirVideo.

Dropbox (cloud storage & sharing) too. IM+ (of course).




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  Reply # 365952 10-Aug-2010 18:05
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Thanks to those who have made recommendations so far. I'm going to try a couple of them out.

Personally, I'm particularly enjoying HomeBudget at the moment. It's quite powerful and very easy to use.

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  Reply # 365977 10-Aug-2010 19:01
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Pulse
GoodReader
Zinio
Wired
Pages
NZH
New York Times EC
AmazonKindle
PressReader
WebMD

Hard to believe there still isn't an official Facebook for iPad app.








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  Reply # 365985 10-Aug-2010 19:21
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Air Video is fantastic. I've also got it integrated with my Dreambox so I can stream (and reencode) live TV to an iPad or iPhone!


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  Reply # 365987 10-Aug-2010 19:24
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CineXplayer - Xvid player and available on the App Store.

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  Reply # 365988 10-Aug-2010 19:28
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eWallet is really good for password keeping. Extremely configurable, there's a PC/Mac version as well that can sync the wallets, although I don't use it.

An expensive ($64.99) one is OmniGraffle. It's too bad it doesn't export to Visio, but in any case it's great for diagramming during meetings. PCalc the best calculator app IMHO, and there's a free version of it.




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  Reply # 365992 10-Aug-2010 19:37
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SaltyNZ: eWallet is really good for password keeping. Extremely configurable, there's a PC/Mac version as well that can sync the wallets, although I don't use


1Password is another great app for passwords. I don't think I need such an app yet but it's won lots of awards fwiw...

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  Reply # 366002 10-Aug-2010 20:27
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Always have Angry Birds, best. $1.29 spent.

Its a useful App for stress relief 




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  Reply # 366004 10-Aug-2010 20:29
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Some of the apps I've found useful that have not been mentioned already:

* Mobile Agent - Harcourt's real estate app (free)
* Accuweather - a weather app (free)
* Bloomberg - for keeping track of my stock portfolio (free)
* IMDB - app version of the popular movie website (free)

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  Reply # 366067 10-Aug-2010 22:58
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+1 LogMeIn
+1 Angry Birds

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