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posted in March 2012
Taposé (pronounced "tap-oh-ZAY"), a new note-taking app by Zanther, Inc., addresses a problem a lot of iPad users probably wish they didn't have to endure: switching back and forth between two full-screen apps in order to copy and paste items. Taposé lets you split the iPad screen into two side-by-side panes. It comes with five apps that work in the dual panes: Journals, a note-taking app; Web, an integrated browser; Maps, a subset of Go
Light field photography can eliminate the biggest problem photographers have: out-of-focus pictures. Don't toss your digital camera just yet, though. Although a major breakthrough, the Lytro is far from perfect.
Who hasn't been frustrated by an out-of-focus photo? The Lytro Light Field Camera might be the most revolutionary change in photography since digital came along: it lets you refocus your photos after you take them. Don't sell your old digital camera just yet, though. The Lytro has some serious drawbacks, including a fixed amount of storage. Take our quick tour of this unusual camera's features, from touchscreen to output. To experimen
Tired of frantically taking notes during meetings, then searching through your audio recording afterward for information you missed? Relax: any one of these apps--Audiolio, AudioNote, and SoundNote--is capable of synchronizing the notes you type into your iPad with the audio it records for easy retrieval. We have the full review and this visual tour.
It can be hard to take thorough notes, and a recording of an event is hard to scan. Here are three apps that try to provide a good compromise--they synchronize the notes you take with the audio being recorded at the time.
OneNote Mobile offers a nice alternative to sync-to-cloud note-taking apps such as EverNote and Springpad. You can edit notes containing rich text, and sync with mobile devices via SkyDrive and the OneNote Web App.
If you enjoy photography, iPhoto for iOS could be the best $4.99 you've ever spent on an iPhone or iPad app.
We look at four iPad apps that let you use the iPad as a second display.
Plan out your next project on your iPad with this handy iOS-based mind mapping tool.