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Apple iPad Most Useful Apps to Download

Updated on January 19, 2011

There are zillions to download into the ipad. Some are free, some cost. With so many to choose from, which do you feel are the best to have? Hard to say, but here are some of the best:

Iwork - allows one to revising and editing and exporting text files, using spreadsheets.

Air Display - Turns the iPad into an extra monitor for multitasking.

Flipboard - created by local a Healdsburg resident, is an app that places feeds from Facebook or Twitter into a magazine format that shows it all friends recommend with photos and updates.

Star Walk - is an astronomy app that is magical. Hold the ipad with the app toward the night sky and the constellations etc., are labeled and watch the movements.

Sketchbook - is ipad's addictive Etch-a- Sketch for one to create sketches with. Doodle the hours away! 

Netflix - the company will, for a fee, stream you movies and TV shows. This is something ipad does well.

Pandora Radio - turns your ipad into a radio with a big screen.

Photoshop Express - Import and make adjustments to your photos.

Scrabble - This a a great game on the ipad.

Orbital -  A game that tests your brain and reflexes endlessly while you wait in line or for that interview.

Twitter for iPad - An app you already know.

Skype - Yes, go ahead and make that phone call! Amazing.

Dragon Dictation - Just say it and the iPad will create the words, good for texting or email.

Real Racing - Awesome car race game for the iPad.


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      Stuart 6 years ago from Santa Barbara, CA

      This is a great list of apps. I had no idea you could make phone calls from an ipad using skype.