Insider Trades seeks to be a go-to source for keeping tabs on your stock portfolio. With detailed company information and an easy-to-navigate interface it is a good addition for the financially savvy or those just getting started with watching the market.
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Knowsy - Plenty of board games have made the leap to the iPad. Scrabble, Monopoly and other long-time favorites have converted their popular gameplay to the iPad's multi-touch screen.
Along comes Knowsy.
RecipePad - The iPad continues to become a chef's companion with an increasing number of apps dedicated to the culinary arts. Among the latest is RecipePad, which is usable for creating and saving recipes.
Those who want a more complex drawing experience should give neu.Draw a try. This is not just another app for doodling or making casual pictures. From the same developers that brought us neu.Notes, this iPad app is designed for those who want to create vector drawings with a high level of precision.
The iLIVEx app for iPad and connected suite of solutions is a good, low-cost way to network a small business or organization.
StarNet Communications has come up with a straightforward method for those who want to use an iPad to stay connected to a remote desktop.
Budding photographers who are looking for some readily accessible tips would do well to download Photo Caddy HD for iPad.
It functions like a social strategy guide, with a collection of advice and strategies for improving photography in multiple locations.
Splash Duel HD is like a hybrid of Breakout and air hockey. In many ways it combines the best of both games and creates a very addicting experience.
Just like Breakout you must bounce balls off of bricks with a paddle.
SkyGrid joins a growing field of news aggregators that compile articles from across the web.
SkyGrid seeks to separate itself from the pack by compiling news into relevant topics. For example, the “What’s Hot” section lists trending news and articles from multiple sources.
Pocket Legends is an immersive RPG that will delight fans of this genre.
Just like any quality RPG, Pocket Legends (available both as an iPad and iPhone app) begins with a choice of character based on the a variety of attributes.
NFL 2011 is a solid football game that should satisfy most fans and sports gamers. It lacks some of the polish and extra features found in Madden 11 but does enough to make it a worthy competitor.
NFL 2011 has three gameplay modes: exhibition, season and playoffs.
Fastlane HD is like a scaled down version of The Sims. While it has some good moments overall it lacks the excitement or innovation found in similar lifestyle games.
In Fastlane HD you travel through your town to try and build happiness for your life (as if doing this for real isn't hard enough).
Park Rush HD will have you frantically racing through a parking lot to park and retrieve cars for customers with a short fuse.
The game launches with you choosing either Johnny or Lilian to manage the parking lot.
JumiMouse Plus enables near total control of your PC. For Windows machines a user can control the mouse, enter text, or take over other programs.
JumiMouse works well at working as a touch-mouse remote for a computer, which is an ideal way to control things such as media playback or simple scrolling.
Travel Interpreter adds to the arsenal of essential apps for international travelers. The iPhone translator offers easy access to many of the key phrases one may need when faced with a language barrier.
When I first came across GetGlue I thought, "Just what I need, another social network."
The last thing I wanted to do was open another social networking app from my iPhone and check in, "like" things and earn rewards.