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iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems

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 believe the rumor mill, Microsoft Office for the iPad is coming soon. But why wait for vaporware when Quickoffice Pro HD is here today? This $20 iPad app lets you create, edit, and view Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, and views PDF documents. Of course, other iPad productivity apps, including Apple's own Keynote, Pages, and Numbers, also work with Office formats, but Quickoffice's clean, easy-to-learn interface and intuitive touch controls make it a standout performer. While not the most feature-packed office suite for the iPad, Quickoffice is a solid choice for MS Office veterans.

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3/13/2012 | 5:15:13 AM
re: iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems
You forgot Note Plus App - a much, much better note taking app. It converts written text to type written text and even lets you record meetings. If there is one note taking app to have, this one is it. I've tried a few and I think this wins hands down. And no - I have nothing to do with the company. In addition, if you're trying to organize your thoughts, the iThoughtsHD is amazing.
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3/12/2012 | 10:58:42 PM
re: iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems
"Has this ever happened to you? You're away from work--maybe in an airport or taxi--and want to scan a business card, receipt, poster, or some work-related paper that's within reach."

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3/12/2012 | 5:02:03 PM
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iPad's touch interface compel developers to devise innovative solutions
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