Must-have Apps?

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    What are some MUST HAVE apps????
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    Apps that you must have. :)



    Pocket god, love that.
    Modern combat,
    GarageBand is a lot of fun.
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    If you go to school or if your work requires any writing
    -Pages Is a must have

    The game I have been addicted to since It ever came out for the iPhone was tower madness and now it is even better with the iPad version.
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    Dropbox
    Evernote
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    For me are:

    Dropbox (help transferring files)
    Notability (notes but records conversations as well)
    Flipboard (great to following news as a magazine style)
    Friendly (Facebook app)

    iFrog - Sent from my iPad2 using iPF
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    Office2hd
    Keeper
    Notes plus
    Sky+
    BBC Iplayer
    Keith lemon
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    Pages
    Keynote
    Numbers
    TuneIn
    NASA
    Adv Calculus
    GoodReader
    Splashtop
    XSysInfo
    MailShot
    Notes Plus
    PCalc
    iDraw
    Pocket Informant HD

    Tim
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    For me:

    River of News (RSS feeder/reader)
    Atomic Web (browser)
    Goodreader (multipurpose document reader/file cabinet :))
    Boxcar (notification system)
    Dropbox (cloud storage)
    Google Voice (text app)
    Talkatone (telephone app)
    TuneIn Radio (internet radio)
    Facebook (iPhone app, but still the best one I've found)
    1Password (keeps all passwords and files; accessible via the web, also)
    Photo-Sort (photo manager/transfer)
    XSysInfo (iPad "cleaner"/system manager)
    Words HD (Words With Friends - Scrabble-like game)

    I could go on (I have a lot of apps that I use on a regular basis). But, these are ones I use daily (or almost daily).

    Marilyn
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    Well, really depends on your needs and what other computer options you have available (e.g. word processing)?

    Wife & I are new to the iPad2 - our main purpose for purchasing this device was as a possible replacement for an old laptop that we take on the road - will give this a try over the next few months (along w/ a BT keyboard); my music is on an iPod Touch, so will likely not duplicate it on the iPad.

    But, I must say that reading PDFs, magazines & books on the device has been an easier process that I thought; photography apps are also important for me during travels, so the ones I've added to date are below but I'm sure many more will be applied as our needs are better defined & expanded:

    GoodReader - great for PDFs, but just discovering the power of this one!

    Zinio - already have subscribed to several mags - will likely add more!

    OverDrive - checking out books from our local library.

    iBooks & Kindle - downloading 'free' books, manuals, etc.

    SmugShot - use SmugMug for uploading my photos - makes it easy.

    Photogene & Photo-Sort - need to learn more about these apps.
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    Tune In Radio
    Splashtop
    Dropbox
    Early Edition
    BBC iPlayer

    My favourite at the mo. is StumbleUpon. I mean, you know, surfin de-luxe, isn't it?

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
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    Zite
    iPF
    IMO.im
    AppShopper
    Netflix
    Vtok (allows you to google video)
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    I love transfer
    Kindle n nook,blue fire apps
    Shuffleboard(husband n I play at Drs n even before bed lol)
    Scrabble
    Word with friends
    Twitter
    Angry birds lol
    Sniper
    Pandora
    Netflix,my kids love it lol
    And preschoolers apps if u have kids,toy story is a hitttttt

    I'm thinking of getting risk
    Clue
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    Productivity : pages, keynote, number, office2 hd, goodreader, ifiles, print n share, quickoffice
    Utility : calculator hd, dropbox, perfect downloader
    Social networking : twitter, friendly for facebook, im+pro, tweetdeck
    Music : garage band,
    Reference : articles, itranslator
    Navigation : google earth
    Games : cut the rope, infinity blade, real racing 2, brother in arms 2, n.o.v.a 2
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    I noticed the ratings for Dropbox weren't that great? :confused:
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    I LOVE Dropbox!!
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    I just put Risk in throe pad now my husbands going to take the pad,it's his favorite a llll time board game!
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    Nancy.. - thanks for mentioning Pandora - we have several Roku Devices attached to our den & bedroom TVs - I often stream Pandora music via my TV to stereo - pleasant dinner experience.

    Just reviewed the iPad app at the APP store - there seem to be a lot of complaints about ads w/ newer versions - my question is whether these ads just affect the visuals? I'm assuming that 'audio' ads are not intermixed w/ the music? This is not true w/ my Roku experience.

    Just curious for those who use Pandora on iPad, if this is a problem or an annoyance? Thanks for your comments - :)
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    Pandora will do a video (with audio) ad like every 3 or so songs. Not during the music though.
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    Ditto! My husband is always stealing and commandeering my iPad to play risk. He'll play it for up to several hours at a time and if I ask for it back I end up getting one of those looks as he reluctantly hands it back to me!!!
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    I would recommend getting the best free Facebook app called friend caster its so fast the interface is great and doesn't have adds and it does the job. Also when you post on your wall it says posted from face caster from IPad.

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