17 Best iPad Apps for Bookworms

Written by admin at 08:50:pm on 19th January, 2011

The iPad is a great tool for many people. But, there is no one who can appreciate the iPad more than the avid reader. The ability to read online books through iPad is one of its greatest features. And, it’s way more functional than a simple e-reader, because it has all the features of an e-reader, but it also contains many features that e-readers don’t have.

So, if you’re a bookworm, you’re sure to want to check out the apps for iPad we’ve listed here. They’re designed to ensure that you get maximum functionality and enjoyment from your iPad, as it pertains to reading. We’ve compiled seventeen apps we think all bookworms will love.

  1. iBooks: Download books to read and keep track of all your online books in this great app for the iPhone and iPad.
  2. OmniFocus: This task management application allows you to create to do lists, as well as sync with documents on your desktop. This application can really help you stay organized, which is especially important if you bounce between your office and visiting clients in their homes.
  3. Google Calendar: Check your Google calendar from anywhere. You never have to worry about being out of touch just because you don’t go into the office.
  4. Full Screen Web Browser: Does just what it says: lets you browse in full screen.
  5. TED: TED stands for Technology, Education and Design. This nonprofit organization that exists basically to enlighten the world. TED can give you access to lots of great speeches and articles.
  6. Web Reader: Uses text to speech technology for reading web pages.
  7. ReaddleDocs: This app can grab documents from almost any source, including computers, web sites, email attachments, MobileMe iDisk, online file storage apps and other iPhones and iPads.
  8. iBlueSky: A great brainstorming application for getting ideas out of your head an into a document.
  9. AirSharing: A great way to share files: AirSharing allows you to mount your iPhone or iPod Touch as a wireless drive on any computer, drag and drop files and then view them on your device.
  10. iBooks: Download books to read and keep track of all your online books in this great app for the iPhone and iPad.
  11. Wikipanion: This is a great reference app for your iPad. It displays Wikipedia information in an easy to view format.
  12. Dictionary.com: This is a dictionary and thesaurus for iPhone and iPad.
  13. Evernote: You’ll never take notes on paper again. It’s so easy to take notes on your phone and save them or file them.
  14. Marvel App for iPad: All comic book enthusiasts should have the Marvel app for iPad. Keep up with your favorite comics right here.
  15. Pulse News for iPad: This is a great app for those who love reading the news. It turns your news sites into a colorful, interactive collection. You can share a story via Facebook or Twitter with two taps.
  16. Flipboard: Another great app for reading the news, Flipboard lets you flip through news sites quickly, so you stay up to date without spending too much time. This is iPad’s app of the year for 2010. The layout is very attractive and its quick and easy to share your favorite stories through Twitter and Facebook.
  17. FLUD: FLUD is a great RSS reader. One of the many great things about it is that you can organize your RSS feeds into categories, based on the type of information you get from the site.

Armed with these apps for your iPad, you’re fully prepared to read anything your heart desires. You can download books, read websites, keep up with the news, and even read comic books, all from the convenience of your iPad. You’re sure to want to download all of these apps to your iPad right away.

Remember that new apps for iPad are created everyday, so it’s a good idea to keep track of new apps as they come out. You never know when the perfect app for your life will be released; and you certainly don’t want to miss it when it comes out!

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