Apple's iPad single-handedly created the tablet market, and its portability, massive screen and impressive specs make it a great platform for productivity apps, media players, social media tools and cutting edge mobile gaming. From magazine and news readers to video players, games and photo editing tools, we take a look at 20 of the best iPad apps that take advantages of the tablet's massive screen space and solid specs.
Evernote is the Internet's favorite note-taking service for good reason, with a powerful mix of functions, simple, effective UI and easy cross-platform and device syncing. Jot down notes or images and immediately sync them across all your devices, share the minutes of a meeting through email, send your notes straight to a printer or upload your ruminations Twitter or Facebook. Evernote's Web clipping and share sheets are easily accessible from a variety of apps, and an extremely handy notification center widget that allows you to quickly create and upload new notes, photos and more.
Paper by Fifty Three (Free)
Paper by Fifty Three may have started life as a drawing and notebook app, but it's since expanded its functions to include checklists, photo annotations and general note-taking, all while retaining the app's expressive drawing engine and analogue feel. Users can easily bring together checklists, notes, and annotated photographs into a notebook system for easy organizing. Once you're done, your work can be exported into PDF, Keynote or Powerpoint formats for easy use. Whether you're looking for something to doodle with or a useful productivity tool, Paper delivers the goods, and is a joy to use on the iPad's big screen.