iPad apps for business and pleasure

So many people seem to have iPads these days, I thought I would cover some of the apps that I find most useful.

In this post, I list notetaking apps.  But I also maintain a much bigger list of business, news, task management, web browser and fun apps.   Check back there please for regular updates.

I realise that ‘useful’ is personal and my favourites might not be yours, so do please let me know in the comments about any other apps you love.


Note Taker HD  (£2.99)
  • Note Taker HD allows you to write and organise handwritten notes and charts.  Many excellent features.
Noteshelf  (£3.99)
  • Noteshelf allows you to take typed or handwritten notes, organise them into notebooks and upload them to Dropbox and Evernote and social media sites.  Many excellent features.
iThoughtsHD  (£6.99)
  • iThoughts is an incredibly robust and intuitive mindmapping tool.
CloudOn  (free)
  • CloudOn allows you to view and edit Microsoft documents (stored in your Dropbox account) directly on your iPad.
Evernote  (free)
  • A simple but robust notetaking (typed and voice) app which syncs to your online Evernote account.
PlainText  (free)
  • PlainText is a simple plain-text editor with the ability to create and organise folders and to sync with Dropbox.

Again, please make sure to check out the complete list of apps I recommend.

Also:  I highly recommend this really good site for iPad app reviews.


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