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There are over 225,000 apps designed just for the iPad, which makes finding the most essential apps for the tablet a bit of a hunt. Let us save you some time with this collection of the best iPad apps to help you get things done, stay connected, enhance your lifestyle, and more.
The Lifehacker Pack is a yearly snapshot of our favorite, must-have applications for each of our favorite platforms. This is the first (but not last) time iPad apps are featured, although many of the apps below have also been highlighted in this year’sLifehacker Pack for iPhone and iPhone App Directory. This list focuses specifically on apps that really shine on the iPad (e.g., no iPhone apps that have to be blown up 2x on the iPad).
Looking for an app in a specific category? Use the links below to jump around.
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What’s new? In simple terms, Verizon will launch on June 28 Share Everything Plans that share unlimited voice and texting across all the devices on a customer’s account. Data will also be shared for up to 10 of those devices, including smartphones and tablets.
Verizon will charge a monthly line access charge per device, ranging from $10 for a tablet to $40 for a smartphone. Basic cell phones will be $30 a month, while Wi-Fi access devices, netbooks and notebooks will be $20 a month.
On top of that, data service will be charged at a rate starting at $50 for 1 GB per month, which can be shared across 10 devices. The rates go up as follows: 2GB for $60; 4 GB for $70; 6 GB for $80; 8 GB for $90 and 10 GB for $100. There is an overage charge of $15 for each 1 GB of data service.
Last week my friend and fellow iPhone/iPad addict Jeff Richardson gave a great review of PDF Expert. He liked it, but not as much as his current favorite PDF annotation tool, PDF Pen. I thought I would put both of these apps through their paces, along with iAnnotate PDF and Adobe Reader, which has long been the standard for PDF review and annotation on your desktop or laptop.
I decided to use the same document in each case – I chose a simple W-9 form, because it would also give the opportunity to test and show the form-filling and signature features of each app. I’ll fill out the form to send to my client for him to sign. I initially placed the form in the Downloads folder in my Dropbox account on my desktop. How did the form fare in each app? Here we go….
When you download and install, Send to Kindle will appear on your Dock. Send to Kindle will also appear when you control-click on a file from Finder or in the print dialog of any Mac application.
You can download archived personal documents from your Kindle Library on Kindle Keyboard, Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle for Android, Kindle for iPad, Kindle for iPhone and Kindle for iPod touch. Whispersync of notes, highlights, bookmarks along with last page read is available on your archived personal documents that have been converted into Kindle format. Learn more about Kindle Personal Document Service here.
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This page is a listing of currently available iPad apps that specifically target the legal profession. The section at the bottom of the page lists several iPhone apps that will hopefully be coming to the iPad soon.
Have a legal app for the iPad or iPhone that they missed? Send them an e-mail and let them know.
iPad4Legal is a blog about iPads as they pertain to lawyers, law firms, and the legal profession. They may occasionally stray and discuss iPhones or other Apple products since the technologies often overlap.
Michael Aginsky is an all-around geek and technology enthusiast living in New Jersey. By day, he is the Chief Technology Officer at Gibbons P.C. (@GibbonsPC on Twitter). You can find and follow Michael all over the web: LinkedIn, Twitter, and on Facebook.
Patrick DiDomenico is a lawyer and knowledge management professional living in New York City. In his day job, he’s Director of Knowledge Management at a large law firm. And, of course, he’s an Apple enthusiast. You can find and follow Patrick all over the web:LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and on his other blog, LawyerKM.
In the end, the court had no concerns about the ability to assess credibility during a Skype session with the mother and her new husband, accepted their evidence relating to their constrained financial circumstances, and found that the overall balance of convenience – including the lack of prejudice to the father – favoured allowing the cross-examination via Skype to proceed.
For the full text of the decision, see:
Paiva v. Corpening, 2012 ONCJ 88 http://canlii.ca/t/fq6h9