So - what do I like?
- The built-in Maps - for navigation and traffic displays
- Beat The Traffic - large screen version for the iPad
- GPS Drive - locating coffee shops, etc.
- Dragon Search - I use this for Google searches even when I'm at my computer
- Dragon Dictate - tiny keyboards be gone! it's time to talk
- Vlingo is the current alternative but I have not used it
Photo Editing (one of my favorite hobbies!) - The iPad doesn't have a camera but editing on the large screen is fantastic
- Photo Delight - a wonderful and easy to use special effect app
- Alien Booth - a simple version of iMac Photo Booth
- Transfer - to move photos wirelessly between iPad, iPhone and iMac.
- Framed! - you'll love this one
- ToonCamera - can't wait for the video version
- iFlashReady - compensates for the lack of flash on early iPhones (before version 4)
- dpReview - digital photography review site
News and Weather
- Fluent News - aggregates news from a variety of sources
- SkyGrid - similar to Fluent News but more organized
- Dozens of other general, technical and political news sites
- Built-in weather app
- The Weather Channel
- ESPN - for all things sports
Calendar, Contacts, Etc.
- The built in Calendar and Contact apps are integrated across platforms and the web
- Bento - this easy to use Filemaker lite database greatly improves on the standard contact app and integrates with it
- W&Y Pages - White and Yellow Pages
- MobileMe - a service that has apps for syncing contacts and calendars
- Bump - moves contact info, calendar dates and other information between Apple and Android devices - by bumping them together - you have to see it to believe it.
- Keynote - a version of the Mac program
- Picture Frame - built in iPad photo display app
- World Atlas - National Geographic
- US Documents - text of 100 important documents from the Constitution to the Louisiana Purchase Treaty and the Gettysburg Address
- MyConvert - thousands of conversation factors - just fun to try - did you know there were 12,152.23312 cubits in a league!
- Netflix - Watch movies on your iPad or stream them wirelessly to TV
- IMDb - movie database
- TV Guide
- Movie Vault - free movies
- Pandora - music
- Flip Clock - radio
- Several dedicated radio station apps
- Stocks - Built in iPhone app
- QFolio HD - A powerful iPad app
Apps for finding Apps - you'll need these!
- FlightAware - flight tracking
- Big Tipper - calculate tips and split restaurant bills
- World Clock - display clocks for numerous locations of your choice.
- TweetDeck and Twitter - for Tweeting
- Sketchbook Pro - drawing and painting
- Dropbox - file exchange