Best business news apps for ipad


We could have duplicated the top ten business apps for iPhone here, as nearly all of the top ten iPhone apps have iPad versions – but we do recommend that you download these apps on to your iPad anyway. But instead we’ve opted for the ten business apps that make best use of the high-resolution screen.

1/ Todo for iPad

Todo for iPad is a work planner that will keep you on top of all your projects and plans and uses the large screen to give even more clarity to your task list. Todo also allows you to sync your work planner across any other Apple devices via iCloud, or to other devices using Todo Online, Dropbox, iCal and Outlook.
The latest version (5.2.4) sees the return of some tasks taken out in the previous version and we’re promised a whole swathe of new features in the .

2/ Hootsuite

Hootsuite is the Swiss army knife of social networks. It allows you to view and participate in all of your social networks with just one interface.
Hootsuite allows you to see who’s saying what on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and on other social networks. You can make posts to multiple networks, add pictures, check your popularity with its’ built in analytics, and create short URLs.
Free (The free service is limited to 5 social profiles and is ad-supported, the full version gives you unlimited profiles and additional features and costs $9.99 per month – there’s a 30 day free trial)

3/ Adobe Photoshop Touch

Photoshop has been the goto application for image manipulation since it’s launch. Adobe Photoshop Touch takes the power of Photoshop and puts it on to the iPad – version 2 and 3 only – and the results are spectacular..
With Photoshop Touch you can combine images, apply professional effects and transform images with standard Photoshop features such as layers, selection tools, adjustments, and filters.
Other features include:
Use your iPad camera to fill an area on a layer with the unique camera fill feature.
Select part of an image to extract by scribbling with the Scribble Selection tool. With Refine Edge, use your fingertip to capture even hard-to-select image elements, like hair, with ease.
Search and acquire images with the integrated Google Image Search.
Share images on Facebook and view comments right within the app.
Browse galleries for styles and results. Then follow step-by-step tutorials to easily learn techniques the pros use for great-looking results.
Use AirPrint for wireless printing of Photoshop Touch projects.

4/ Numbers
Numbers is a spread sheet app designed specifically for mobile devices.
Built from the ground up, it lets you make compelling spread sheets in minutes — with tables, charts, photos, and graphics — using just your fingers.Choose from over 250 easy-to-use functions. Enter data and explore results with sliders, steppers, pop-ups, and intelligent keyboards. Numbers works with iCloud, so your spread sheets stay up to date across all your iOS devices — automatically. And the Retina display on the new iPad makes everything you do in Numbers even more brilliant.

5/ ZigZag Board

ZigZag Board is a collaborative whiteboard that’s great for brainstorming, block diagrams, timelines, process maps, etc either on your own or in real-time with others.With ZigZag you and others can all work on and see the same diagram, no matter where you are in the world, and no matter what device you are on.There’s no subscription required for the people you invite to join your meeting, and that includes Mac and PC users as well as iPad users.
Free (meetings cost £1.49 to host)

The Street is an all-around excellent app for financial information. The interface is great and the way that the app gives news is fantastic. What it does is present the top stories when you initially open the app; then you have the option to get specific news tailored to a specific stock. The Street also gives stock charts of your portfolio and videos of the top stories for the day. If you are serious about getting the latest and best financial news, then you should take a look at The Street.CNBC Real Time is quite an impressive app visually. When you open the app, you are greeted with a scrolling ticker symbol bar as well as a neatly laid out interface for various options. The news in this app is very good, with various gestures to help you navigate the news more naturally. This is definitely worth the download if you are looking for a solid experience.

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