Best of the Best
Presenter notes, simple slide transitions, elegant effects, and object grouping, along with support for PDF export and AirPrint make this an essential app. It doesn't have all the features of its desktop counterpart, but it does a fantastic job of maximizing the usability of your device (especially on the iPad). Add control of your presentations from an iPhone or iPod touch with Keynote Remote ($.99, app2.me/2494), and you've got a presentation powerhouse.
2. Dragon Dictation
Simply tap record and speak away. Your words will transform into text for emails or personal notes. Dragon Dictation also supports Facebook and Twitter integration..
3. Splashtop Remote Desktop
This app is an inexpensive and efficient remote desktop solution. Access your computer from your iPad and edit presentations, watch flash video, listen to music, play 3D games and more.
4. QuickOffice Pro
Easily create, edit, and share Microsoft Office files. The app also supports PDF creation, AirPrint, and all the major cloud storage solutions.
1. Splashtop Remote Desktop
(See "Best of the Best" above).
2. TeamViewer HD
(Free version, app2.me/3942;
Pro version: $139 app2.me/3943)
This app is super easy to set up and gives you fast and secure remote access to Windows, Mac, and Linux systems.
3. Wyse PocketCloud
(Free, app2.me/3944; Pro
Version, $14.99, app2.me/3945)
Use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to access any Windows desktops over Wi-Fi and 3G/4G networks. The app has two easy options for set-up..
4. Jump Desktop
Jump Desktop is compatible with both RDP and VNC, and is secure, reliable, and easy to set up on your PC or Mac.
Made for iPad
1. Air Display
Air Display turns your iPad into an additional LCD monitor that connects wirelessly to your Mac or PC.
With this app you can either create great-looking graphs manually, let the program generate high-quality graphs by itself, or edit a combination of the two.
Use your finger to take notes, create sketchesand organize notebooks. You can show your work as a presentation with this award-winning handwriting app.
Business Card Readers
This little app transcribes your business card contact information into your device. The best part: they have actual humans manually entering the information! Kudos for keeping it real.
2. WorldCard Mobile
This app uses OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to instantly transfer information from business cards to your contacts using your device's camera.
Business Card Reader
This business card reader syncs across all your devices and includes cloud back up. It also includes the ability to export to Salesforce, which is very useful!
1. QuickOffice Pro HD
(see "Best of the Best" left).
Store all your documents,
photos, and music in the cloud and keep them synced across all devices. IOS 5 may make this free service obsolete, but for now it's still excellent.
3. Documents Free
This app is a lightweight, mobile office suite. You can edit and manage spreadsheets online or offline, and sync with Google Docs.