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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  • ProPublica, a non-profit publication of investigative reporters, is doing some of the most important work in journalism today -- the work that has increasingly been cut out of the profit-driven newsrooms. Plus, they have an excellent iPad app. The three column layout gives you the latest stories from ProPublica (most of which don't make the mainstream news), the middle column links to good investigative news pieces from the mainstream media (many of the stories are buried), and the third columns has ProPublica's "Projects" or groups of stories where you can stay up to date on on-going issues such as the Gulf oil spill. Keep in mind that ProPublica is non-profit and funded completely by donations.

    View these 20 apps in a one-page list

    Also see: The truth about iPad: It's only good for two things
  • Another one of the best iPad news apps from a media organization is the NPR app. It lets you quickly skim top stories, read related text articles, and quickly add stories to a playlist that you can then listen to all at once.

    View these 20 apps in a one-page list

    Also see: The truth about iPad: It's only good for two things
  • Another one of the best iPad news apps from a media organization is the NPR app. It lets you quickly skim top stories, read related text articles, and quickly add stories to a playlist that you can then listen to all at once.

    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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