Screenshots: 20 apps that play to the iPad's strengths

Screenshots: 20 apps that play to the iPad's strengths

Summary: Jason Hiner has said that the Apple iPad is only good at two things but that it's really good at those two things. As a result, he's compiled a list of his 20 favorite apps for taking advantage of the iPad's strengths.

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TOPICS: Tablets, Apple, iPad, Mobility
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  • One of the great ways to take advantage of the iPad as a viewer is to use it for quick glances at business dashboard metrics (see QlikView, SBO Explorer, and Roambi). This even translates to the simple task of checking traffic metrics and user info for your website. If you use Google Analytics, the Analytics HD app is a great way to view site data from the iPad.

    View these 20 apps in a one-page list

    Also see: The truth about iPad: It's only good for two things
  • One of the great ways to take advantage of the iPad as a viewer is to use it for quick glances at business dashboard metrics (see QlikView, SBO Explorer, and Roambi). This even translates to the simple task of checking traffic metrics and user info for your website. If you use Google Analytics, the Analytics HD app is a great way to view site data from the iPad.

    View these 20 apps in a one-page list

    Also see: The truth about iPad: It's only good for two things
  • The iPad is a surprisingly good note taker. The keyboard is about 80% as good as a laptop keyboard but the convenience of a more portable device is valuable as well. Evernote is a great note taking companion for the iPad, since it can auto-sync your meeting notes back to your PCs and/or smartphones. Just keep in mind that it's an online service and so be careful that you don't use it for any business-sensitive data. For that stuff, you can use locally-controlled files with Apple's built-in Notes app, for example.

    View these 20 apps in a one-page list

    Also see: The truth about iPad: It's only good for two things

Topics: Tablets, Apple, iPad, Mobility

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