No We Dont Need Office for iPad

iPad and Microsoft Office What is the best iPad Office app or which is the best iPad office Suite are questions that get asked too often and come from people stuck in an old way of thinking. Do you really think there will be a Microsoft Word iPad version. One of the things that bugs me more times than I care to say is when you get someone coming into Read More …

Where To Find The Best Free iPad Apps

Obvious really that the best place to start will be in the App Store in iTunes. If you check that out you will see the top iPad applications. A section for the best paid apps and another for the best free applications. I listen to a number of Mac based podcasts and I often hear recommendations. Sometimes they are they paid applications like Nebulous Notes which was recommended as being Read More …

Six iPad applications for creating charts diagrams and visualisations.

Sometimes we want to make diagrams on the iPad and there are a number of applications that will allow us to do that. Some are within spreadsheet applications and some are dedicated tot he task of charts and graphs. One of these is a drawing application which versatile in a different way. Numbers – Apple’s Spreadsheet Application One of those you can use is called Numbers this is the spreadsheet Read More …

What did you do with your amazing iPad today

I have to admit that I spent the day doing things on the iMac and didn’t even have the iPad out of the bag. Normally I have it on the desk next to me because I like to have it close by. Is there an application on your iPad that you have installed and not got around to using yet? Well I had on that I installed last week and Read More …

OmniOutliner for iPad hits the App Store

The OmniOutliner for iPad has arrived in the Apple App Store and costs $19.99. The usual approach to pricing as in a bit on the high side. But there are people that love the products from the Omni Group and will pay that. It is up to each business to price how they want and if it works to price at that level then good for them. There are a Read More …

Cheating with Your iPad

I have a handy little application that is called XWordSolver. Very simple and effective for cheating at word games like scrabble or crosswords. I was having a go at a puzzle the other day that needed a word that was 5 letters long. I knew the second letter and the last letter. I put in a full stop for the letters I don’t know and it will give me all Read More …

Schools Are Getting The Ipad As The Perfect Tool For All Ages Of Student

Literacy levels in some areas of the country are not at the level that they should be, teachers have difficulties with un motivated kids in some places. Whatever the reasons, parents that could care less, financial inequalities of a neighbourhood leading parents to not have the time they would like to devote to the children. A literary level that is at 60% when it should be higher than 90%, lagging Read More …

Nebulous Notes – As recommended by a crazy guy.

Nebulous Notes as recommended by a crazy dude I was listening to a podcast and the person being interviewed recommended Nebulous notes. It is not a free app but I decided to give it a try seeing as it was not expensive. I wondered later if I should have followed the recommendation when the guy referred to himself as a person familiar with using the services of a shrink. So Read More …

Google Docs for iPad coming soon

Google said in September that Google Docs for iPad will be coming soon, at the moment you can see the docs but you can’t edit them. I think Google will have to get their finger out and get this sorted out so that they don’t miss the boat. The Apple Office applications are very popular and there are other applications like MobileOffice that will allow you to do the creation Read More …

Companies buying iPads

Could the iPad kill the business laptop market? More than 500 of the over 11k applications built specially for the ipad are in the business iPad applications category. There is an app from Citrix which allows access to corporate programs directly on the iPad, so far downloaded thousands of times. It has taken a while for business to jump on the bandwagon after initially rejecting consumer friendly devices including the Read More …