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Hot Tip Multitasking App for iPad $0.99

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Hot Tip Multitasking App for iPad


from App Advice by Alexander Vaughn
As we’ve told you before, Apple decided not to allow Dashboard apps on its iPad App Store shortly before the launch, apparently for “contradicting the iPad’s user experience”.​
While one developer gave up and published his work’s code, iPad developer Aqua Eagle found on the other hand a middle ground with Apple and his app, Desktop, is now back on the Store with a redesigned interface that replaced widgets by panels.​
In short, it will still allow you to display and interact with two functions at a time by splitting the screen either vertically or horizontally. Very convenient if you’re writing an email for example and you’re looking to throw a couple links in there without having to leave the app.​
Alright, it won’t let you do absolutely anything you want, but there are already a couple nice features:​

  • Web Browser (featuring Visual Bookmarks)
  • English Dictionary (powered by Wiktionary)
  • Calculator
  • Language Translator (46 languages)
  • Currency Converter (60+ currencies)
  • Maps (with Geolocation)
  • Email Composer
  • US Weather (location-enabled)
  • Unit Converter (with +100 units)
  • Device Stats (Memory and Disk)
With some more to come.
Desktop is available on the App Store now, on sale for $0.99
 

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I just came across that app and downloaded it, to give it a try.
My iPad finally made it through customs, so I can give you more real life updates tomorrow.
 

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very cool! Let us know how it works out for ya.
 

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Looks cool I downloaded it along with a bunch of others. In about 9 days I'll find out how it works. One thing why do I need to be 17 or older to download it? Bizarre! Thanks for the tip:)
 
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Looks cool I downloaded it along with a bunch of others. In about 9 days I'll find out how it works. One thing why do I need to be 17 or older to download it? Bizarre! Thanks for the tip:)

They worry that you may be surfing porn while writing an email?
 

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