Apple's iTunes Store has more than 140,000 apps just for the iPad. You can't try all of them, of course, but here are 10 hidden gems worth the effort.
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If you use an iPad to take notes, you're aware of its limitations as a surrogate for pen and paper. The iPad's virtual keyboard isn't ideal for jotting down ideas in a hurry, particularly if you're a speedy scribbler, and finger input is often clumsy. Face it, sometimes a stylus is better, especially when paired with a first-rate note-taking app.
Ramki's $6 Noteshelf is an excellent choice for iPad note-takers. It works with a stylus or finger, and offers your choice of 17 color ink pens. A zoom mode helps you cram more notes on a single page. The Wrist Protection feature allows you to rest your wrist on the screen without wiping out notes or creating unwanted squiggles.
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