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Use Wikipedia faster and easier with Wikipanion for iPad. Font resizing, save images to your photo library, bookmarks, dual language searching a useful app, no doubt about it. Dont go anywhere without Wikipedia! (But remember, its often wrong .) Cost: Free.
The complete New York Times, optimized for the iPad. All the news, features, finance, sports, commentary and more pretty much the entire world, at your fingertips, updated constantly. A remarkable resource. Cost: Free.
21) USA TODAY
The news: simple, succinct, and clear. Okay, maybe you lose a nuance or two, but news updates have never been this quick and clutter-free. Money, sports, tech, life, travel. And yes, this iPad app has all those wonderful, brightly colored bar-graphs and charts that USA Today is known for. Cost: Free.
The Wikipanion iPad app
A top news iPad app, the Reuters app offers smart news and information for professionals on the go. From sports to markets to politics. Photos, videos, audio all in one succinct package. Plus: an offline service that lets you read without a Net connection. Cost: Free.
Known for its financial coverage but also chronicling the gamut from politics to entertainment, the Journal remains a leading news source. This app provides real time quotes and allows you to customize the newspapers offering based on whats important to you. Plus: WSJ video and radio podcasts. Cost: Free, but some material may require a subscription.
Not just the weather, but full-screen, customizable radar maps. Yes, you can be a weather geek. Uses Google maps and integrates with Facebook. Will it be sunny tomorrow? Cost: Free.
25) Yellow Pages
Search 60 million listings in the iPad app for the Yellow Pages. Add businesses to your contacts, share options through Facebook and Twitter. Plus: local movie showtime listings includes trailers and driving directions. Cost: Free.
Look up that word, find the right word from several, heck, even correct your spelling. Plus: the Thesaurus allows you to take your word choice to a much higher level. More than 1 million words and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms thats enough to get you started! Cost: Free.
Download and read books in the popular Kindle format without needing to buy a Kindle. Plenty of sample chapters; read for free to see if you like it. Plus: customize your font size and background for the optimal reading experience. Cost: Free.
The Weather Channel app
28) iBooks by Apple
Download and read your favorite books, from the newest bestseller to those Victorian classics. Includes a built-in search function to find a given phrase. Plus: read text on white or maybe easier on the eyes sepia-colored background. Cost: Free.
29) NPR for iPad
All the news, commentary and feature stories from NPR, optimized in an attractive setting for the iPad. Browse stories while listening to clips. Save your favorite stories for future listening, zoom in full-screen by tapping, share via Facebook, Twitter or email. Cost: Free.
30) Google Books
Enables you to read a whopping two million books on your iPad (or iPhone or iPod Touch). Nice touch: it includes a night reading mode and an offline reading mode. Cost: Free .
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