My favorite iPad apps – Spring 2011 Edition

If you missed my talk at ACAMUG on Friday night, don’t fret. Here’s a list of my top iPad apps of the moment — Spring 2011 edition — from my presentation. They’re loosely categorized and in no specific order and since I ran out of time at ACAMUG, I threw in a few extra.

News/Weather/Sports

  • Flipboard (free)
  • Pulse News Reader (free)
  • Intellicast HD (free)
  • NHL Gamecenter ($4.99)
  • MLB At Bat 11 ($14.99)

Productivity

  • BlogPress ($2.99)
  • Pages/Numbers/Keynote ($9.99 each)
  • LogMeIn Ignition ($29.99)
  • Pen Ultimate ($1.99)

Social

  • Twitter (free)
  • Friendly Plus for FaceBook ($0.99)
  • (See Flipboard)

Books/Magazines

  • iBooks (free)
  • Kindle (free)
  • The Wall Street Journal (free app, subscription fee)
  • NYTimes for iPad (free+sub)
  • WIRED Magazine (free+per issue fee)
  • (see Flipboard)

Video/Entertainment

  • Apple’s iPod & Videos apps – for movies, TV, audiobooks, podcasts, etc.
  • HBO Go (free for subscribers)
  • XFINITY TV (free for subs)
  • TiVo (free, only works with Premiere TiVo hardware)

Music

  • GarageBand ($4.99)
  • Djay ($19.99)
  • Pandora Radio (free+sub option)
  • TWiT Netcast Network (free)
  • On the way to Woodstock ($9.99)

Eye Candy/Games

  • Emerald Observatory ($0.99) – Coolest desk clock ever.
  • The Elements ($13.99)
  • Star Walk ($4.99)
  • Real Racing 2 HD ($9.99)
  • Madden 11 ($6.99)

What of your favorite iPad apps did I miss?


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