Our Favorite Apps for iPad

TextExpander

Apps we love

TextExpander

We love TextExpander because it works across multiple platforms (including Windows), is easy to set up and use, and has a straight-forward business model.
Be Focused Pro

The Best Pomodoro App for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Be Focused Pro

Be Focused Pro is the perfect blend of powerful timeboxing tools and a clean, beautiful user interface to help support you when getting your work done.
Studies

The best flashcard study app

Studies

Studies is our favorite app for studying flash cards on iOS and macOS because of its powerful features and ease of use.
iBooks

The best app for reading e-books on iOS

iBooks

With iBooks robust store, rich media, and interactive content, we feel that it provides the best way to read books on iOS.
Annotable

The best iOS app for annotating images

Annotable

Annotable is a capable, easy to use, and feature-rich markup app that can cover your basic and complex markup requirements.
Cesium

The best iOS Music app replacement

Cesium

Cesium is our favorite replacement app for Music because it's easy to use, does a great job of presenting and organizing your music, and offers plenty of customization.
Productive

The best habit tracking app for iOS

Productive

Productive is the best habit tracking app because of its unique personality, a solid set of features, and a delightful design.
Toggl

The best time tracking solution for freelancers

Toggl

Togglr is the best time-tracking solution for freelancers because it works on multiple platforms, has fair pricing for great features, and sports a great UI.
Banktivity

The best app for managing personal finances and budgets

Banktivity

Banktivity is our favorite budgeting app because it's easy to use, offers plenty of features and, most importantly, makes managing your finances easy and relatively hassle-free.
Nuzzel

The best news aggregation service

Nuzzel

Nuzzel is the best news aggregation service because it's easy to set up, intuitive in use, and well-designed.
Duet Display

Best app for using an iPad as an external display

Duet Display

Duet Display is the best app for using your iPad as an external display because it's easy to use, reliable, and convenient.
YouVersion

The Best Bible App for iPhone and iPad

YouVersion

YouVersion's Bible is the best overall experience because it's easy to use, supports many versions, and provides a great reading experience.
Google Docs

The best online, collaborative document editing suite

Google Docs

Google Docs is the best online, collaborative document editing suite because it's dependable, easy to use, and easy to share with others.
Narwhal

The best Reddit app for iOS

Narwhal

Narwhal is easy to navigate, the interface makes sense in every way, and it actually feels enjoyable to use.
AccuWeather Platinum

The best general-purpose weather app

AccuWeather Platinum

AccuWeather Platinum is our favorite general purpose weather app because it's intuitive, hyper-accurate, and packs in detailed weather data for those who want it.
Television Time

The best TV show tracking app

Television Time

Television Time is refreshingly easy to use, well-designed, and incorporates impressive search and tracking.
Bear

The best note-taking app for iPhone and iPad

Bear

Bear is our favorite notes app for its power and ease-of-use, while Notes.app is our favorite all-around notes app for its deep integration in iOS.
Instapaper

The best read-it-later service

Instapaper

Instapaper is the best read-it-later service because of the stellar reading experience it offers on the iPad and iPhone.
Ulysses

The Best Pro Writing App for Mac (and iOS)

Ulysses

Ulysses is the best pro writing app because it's easy to use, not distracting, and extremely powerful.
Screens

The best remote access solution for Mac and iOS

Screens

Screens is the best VNC client for Mac and iOS because it's easy to set up, has powerful features, and fits the needs of most users.
MindNode

The best mind mapping app

MindNode

MindNode is our favorite mind mapping app because it features an easy, beautiful design, solid syncing, and plenty of import and export options for your workflow.
Overcast

Our favorite podcast client for iOS

Overcast

Overcast is a simple podcast app that makes it easy to recommend, discover, and enjoy your favorite shows.
AnyList

Our favorite grocery shopping app

AnyList

AnyList is our favorite app for shared grocery lists because it makes grocery shopping easier and is well-designed.
Wunderlist

Our favorite app for shared lists

Wunderlist

Wunderlist is our favorite way to share tasks because of its ubiquity, design, reliability, and sharing features.
Pinner

The best Pinboard app for iOS

Pinner

Pinner is our favorite Pinboard app because of its clean layout, powerful features, and more.
Droplr

Our favorite way to easily share files, images, and links

Droplr

Droplr is our favorite file sharing app because it's easy to use, is priced fairly, and works on all our devices.
Deliveries

Our favorite deliveries tracker

Deliveries

Deliveries is our favorite app for tracking package deliveries on iOS and Mac OS X.
OmniFocus

The Best Productivity and GTD App Suite for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

OmniFocus

OmniFocus is our favorite personal GTD suite of applications because it's extremely powerful, but simple enough to get out of your way.
Cloak

The best VPN solution for iOS and OS X

Cloak

Cloak is our favorite VPN solution because it's easy to use and automatically connects.
Unread

The Best RSS App for the iPad

Unread

Unread offers the best experience for reading RSS feeds on the iPad.
Reminders

The best simple list-making app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Reminders

Reminders offers the best combination of design, ease of use, and flexibility.
1Password

The Best Password App and Manager (and why you need one)

1Password

1Password is the the best password manager out there because it not only handles passwords better than anyone, it handles so much more.
Spotify

The best music streaming service

Spotify

Spotify is our favorite music streaming service because it has great features, an expansive catalog, and the social user base to back it up.
PDF Expert 6

The best app for managing, editing, and reading PDFs on your iPad

PDF Expert 6

PDF Expert is easy to use, works with many syncing services, offers the fastest document reading experience, and has the most robust toolset available.
Paprika

The best recipe manager for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Paprika

Paprika is the best app for organizing all your favorite recipes, and it makes it easy to plan, save, shop, and cook.
Day One

The Best Journaling App for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Day One

For a classy journaling app that works on all your devices, you can't do better than Day One.
Tweetbot

The best Twitter app for iOS

Tweetbot

Just updated, Tweetbot has all the features you're likely to need and then some, plus it is delightfully well designed.
PCalc

The best professional-grade iPhone calculator

PCalc

If you want a calculator that has lots of power features but values its user interface above all, you'll want PCalc.
Dark Sky

The best radar app for iPhone and iPad

Dark Sky

Dark Sky’s radar animations are smooth, fluid, and unlike any other radar app’s animations. Moreover, it has something no other weather app has: the ability to tell the future.
Printopia

Our favorite AirPrint enabler

Printopia

Printopia is our favorite utility for turning any printer on your network into an AirPrint printer.
Google Photos

The best cloud photo management solution

Google Photos

Google Photos is the best cloud management solution for photos for most people due to its low cost, ease-of-use, and helpful features.


Our Favorite Gadgets for iPad

ElevationDock 3

Our Favorite iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Dock

ElevationDock 3

The ElevationDock 3 is our favorite iPhone dock because of its excellent design aesthetic, build quality, and functionality.
Audyssey Bluetooth Computer Speakers

These are the computer speakers I use

Audyssey Bluetooth Computer Speakers

The Audyssey’s are bigger than they look in the pictures, and they sound absolutely fantastic.