Recommendations needed for apps

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by guitarnerd, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. guitarnerd
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    macrumors newbie

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    Hi all. I am getting an iPad soon. However, being an iPhone user, I do not know which are the apps that are actually useful. I don't mind paying for it if it's good. Here are the following apps that I need:
    1) Note taking app (Both typing and handwritten)
    2) Movie app (There are too many and most require payment but I do not know which are the ones that are worth the money)
    3) Drawing app
    4) Books app (Is iBooks really the best? I know there are other options like Kindle and some others but which is the best in terms of price and range of books)

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. mgipe
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    mgipe

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    1. First choice : Notetaker HD
    Penultimate choice : Penultimate

    2. VLC

    3. Depends on what you want to do. Take a look at: ArtStudio, iDraw, Sketchbook

    4. In order of preference: iBooks, Kindle, Nook. You will need to get all three anyway. iBooks has the best user experience, Kindle the best book selection.

    Enjoy!
     
  3. MsMerryMac
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    macrumors regular

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    1. Hands down...Notes Plus.

    2. Don't know.

    3. iDraw or Sketchbook.

    4. iBooks and Kindle. iBooks look great but are too expensive - about five bucks more per than Kindle. Kindle has a great selection too, so I rely on Kindle app a lot more than iBooks.
     

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