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Qumana 3.2.4

Java-based blog editing application offers cross-platform editing tools, but is limited.

Ecto 3.0.2

Ecto 3.0.2 is an great blog editing application and one that in many ways is more convenient than the Web-interface for your blog.

DateLine 0.95

DateLine provides at-a-glance access to your calendar information all with the flick of a mouse

Flipboard for iPad

This fantastic iPad-optimized feed reader creates a Web media experience that is far greater than the sum of its parts.

Cashculator 1.2.2

Cashculator is a clever personal finance application that works a little differently than most of the other personal finance apps you may have used.

Cruz 0.4

Track Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking site while you browse the Web.

Vitamin-R 1.18

Get-things-done application helps you pare down your big jobs into small, accomplishable tasks.

SizzlingKeys 4.0.1

iTunes controller gives you easy access to what you’re listening to in iTunes.

Miro 3.0.2

Media player offers options collecting, managing, and enjoying audio and video from the Web.

FlyGesture 1.0.2

Script utility helps you perform repetitive tasks with the flick of your mouse.

Multitasking Browser for iPad

This app, which lets you track a Twitter feed, update your Facebook status, or keep tabs on the weather all while browsing other Web sites on an iPad, works reasonably well. But in its present iteration, Multitasking Browser doesn't offer the kind of upside necessary to tempt you away from Safari.

TheaterMania for iPhone

This free app can guide you to live theater and other performances, though it seems to work best in major metropolitan areas.

Spector Pro Mac 2010

Undercover monitoring software lets you see everything that happens on your Mac.

Wyse PocketCloud for iPhone and iPad

What we said about this app when it was an iPhone- and iPod touch-only offering is still true now that it's optimized to run on the iPad: PocketCloud significantly ups the game for remote computer access.

Converter for iPad

This thoughtfully designed conversion utility makes great use of the iPad's large screen to help you tap and drag your way to unit conversion nirvana.