Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories
This mobile browser takes a little getting used to. But if you're willing to give it some time, you'll be impressed by the power and speed of 360 Web Browser -- so much so that the Safari app may soon pale by comparison.
Users with a visual bent will appreciate this day planner, which uses icons to visually represent your appointments and to-dos.
On their own, the many functions in this app leave something to be desired. But add them together -- particularly when it comes to annotating PDFs -- and this iPad notation app delivers.
This list creator works well when it comes to collecting personalized lists of stuff. But, because of some lackluster social networking features, Springpad still feels like a work in progress.
This mobile browser offers desktop browsing features for your iOS device. And while the list of supported features is impressive, they're ultimately overshadowed by the browser's poor performance.
This app looks to improve upon what you get with the built-in Contacts app, with better support for groups. And while it delivers on that promise, some features in Tacts are lacking.
This iPhone app, which uses icons to help you easily spot upcoming events on your calendar, does what it promises, but not with much flair and not without a few frustrations.
This note-taking app, which records audio while letting you type or scribble notes on your iPad, is not without its share of limitations. But it's also an impressive app that should interest students, workers, or anyone else who has to take notes during lectures, meetings, or presentations.
This free search tool, which funnels information from many sources onto your iOS device, is not without a rough patch or two. But it's an excellent addition to your iPhone or iPod touch, thanks to its searching prowess.
This simple little app helps you track and organize your finances with a minimum of fuss. But it's entirely self-contained, which some users may find too limiting.
This near-perfect document viewer packs a lot of power, thanks to a plentiful set of features.
If you're looking for a visual organizational tool for basic ideas, this is a great option, though you'll need to commit to a $10 in-app purchase to make full use of the program. Users who demand more detail in their brainstorming tools should take a pass, though.
When it comes to designing mock-ups, this iPad app gets the job done, though there are a handful of limitations and frustrations. SketchyPad is a decent app, but other App Store offerings may be better options even if they cost a little more.
It's not surprising that people would look for an alternative to the iPad's built-in Notes app, and HelvetiNote's clean design is certainly appealing. But before you commit to the app, be aware of its shortcomings.
This basic text editor has its share of foibles, but overall, it's a top-notch editing app with true support for Dropbox syncing.