On reflection, the title of this post is likely to attract the wrong demographic, but I always was a sucker for alliteration!
I should just issue a warning to screen-agers and other techno-savvy persons that what follows is not a cutting edge list of links or game recommendations but merely a note to self of ten dependable, easy to use and (mostly) free Apps I have come to know and trust.
1. Good Reader ($4.99) – This is my numero uno by a large margin. I read a lot of PDF files/books and prior to discovering this little beauty, I had to rely on a wi-fi connection and keep re-accessing the same document over and over. With this App you can save files in a form that allows you to manage, read and annotate offline. Transferring stuff is dead easy, either direct from websites or via file sharing sites like Dropbox.
2. Zite (Free) – Zite finds articles from various websites and organizes them into categories of your choosing. The more you use it, the more it gets to know what you like. I know there are alternatives that allow you to build your own personalised ‘magazine’ (e.g. Paper.li and Flipboard) but I currently prefer Zite as it does the virtual legwork for me. View full article »