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Things 2.5 for iPad Gets Flattened

Things for iPad is the final app in the Things suite of GTD apps to be flattened and re-designed for the more modern look of iOS 8, and it was definitely worth the wait. The app is even more gorgeous than it was before, and the subtle animations really pop. Things 2.5 does more than just freshen up …

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Things for iPad & iPhone, Great Task Management App: Free for a Week

Need a great task manager app for your iPad? Well, one of the very best, <b>Things</b>, is available for free right now as Apple’s Free App of the Week. Both Things for iPad and Things for iPhone are free until November 28.<p>Things is one of the very best iPad (and iPhone and Mac) task management apps …

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Sponsor: Centrallo productivity app for iPad – Organize, Centralize, Prioritize,and Share Your Life

<b>Centrallo</b> today officially released their global productivity tool that helps people organize, centralize, prioritize and share their lives. Developed over the past few years, Centrallo is a better, more modern alternative to the leading productivity tools on the market today. Built originally to …

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2Do Is a Killer Desktop-Class Task Manager for iPad

2Do will be my task manager of choice going into the new year. I’m actually still finishing up a review of another task manager, OmniFocus 2, but when 2Do’s update hit the App Store, I just had to jump on board.<p>There are all sorts of 2Do apps out there. Some are affordable and pretty and simple, …

Apps

Apple’s Choices for Best iPad Apps & Games of the Year

This week Apple has unveiled their iTunes Store awards for 2014, including their choices for Best iPad App and Best iPad Game of the year and a number of runners-up.<p>The Best iPad App of the year is Pixelmator, the popular photo-editing app that just came to the iPad a couple of months back. The …

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Fleksy 5.0 for iPad: Now With Extensions!

You know the drill: a new update for Fleksy is released and I inevitably give it a shot, despite the unbelievable instability of all third-party keyboards on iOS 8 thus far. I tried it out because the feature list here really is quite amazing:<p>new themes (OK)<br>• new keyboard extension for GIFs (cool)<br>• new …

iPad Apps

Best iPad Apps of 2014

(Apologies that this post is around a week later than usual. I had a bit of a health scare during Christmas week and very low energy for a fair few days. Feeling fine now.)<p>This has been another year of notable milestones for the iPad – 225 million iPads sold, over 650,000 iPad apps in the App …

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iPad Smart Covers Doing Work in London Apple Store

iPad Smart Covers are grabbing attention at the flagship Regent Street Apple Store in London – as they’re automatically opening and closing in a prominent window display. I guess that’s as good a way as any to put an iPad accessory to work selling the tablet itself – and apparently it’s working …

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Due 2.0 For iPad Is Here (And It’s Really Really Great)

I’ve been using Due for a good three years now, and it has become one of those apps that makes me hesitate ever switching away from iOS devices. Due isn’t a task app, but rather a reminders and timers app, and it really excels in that area. I know that once I’ve put a reminder into Due, I can trust …

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Nice Move: Apple Retail Stores Showcasing Laptop Style iPad Keyboards

Apple Store in San Francisco, via Harry McCracken.<p>This is a very nice move by Apple Retail – showcasing laptop style keyboards for the iPad. As Apple Insider reports, tech journalist Harry McCracken spotted this display at a San Francisco Apple store recently, and I think it looks great. And it’s …

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Strangest iPad Rumor of the Week: Apple to Offer Stylus for the iPad Pro

Steve Jobs in April 2010:<p>Q: How do you close applications when multitasking?A: (Scott Forstall) You don’t have to. The user just uses things and doesn’t ever have to worry about it.A: (Steve Jobs) <b>It’s like we said on the iPad, if you see a stylus, they blew it.</b> In multitasking, if you see a task …

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Quick Look: Next for iPad — A Surprisingly Powerful Finance Tracker

Next is slowly but surely becoming a comprehensive finance tracking platform. I wrote about the app last October, but it has come quite a way in the past few months. Version 1.6, which was released last week, brought with it a surprising number of power features that really bring the app to the …

What to do if you lost or forgot your iPad passcode

So you created an awesome passcode for your iPad. You were extremely proud of this passcode, too. For once, you selected one that wasn’t a birthday, or anniversary or special day that was easy to remember. You finally listened to all the published articles about how important it is to use arbitrary …

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Review: Due 2.0 for iPad

In the world of increasingly cross-platform services, there are very few apps that really tether me to iOS. If I left for Android land (or perhaps Windows 10? Hah!), I know that my 2000+ Evernote notes would follow me. My photos and videos could go into Dropbox and my calendar and contacts would …

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The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad

The iPad really shines as a powerful media consumption device. It’s also a great tool for finding and interacting with information on the internet as well as a repository for offline browsing of articles and links saved to your Reading List. But how well are you really acquainted with all the …

Safari

iPad App of the Week: Kickstarter

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

iPad Apps

How to set-up and use iCloud Drive on the iPad

iCloud Drive was first introduced with the release of iOS 8 & Yosemite last fall. Once set-up on your iPad it replaces Documents and Data, where, up to this point, you stored your saved iWork documents. All documents currently stored in iCloud will automatically be moved to iCloud Drive when you …

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The (5) most useful accessibility features on the iPad

One of the lesser know features of iOS that adds an incredible amount of functionality to the iPad is Accessibility. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of the many benefits gained with Accessibility–and even fewer are aware of how to access them on their iPad even if they wanted to. For the …

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