10 Best Free iPad Apps

Dragon Dictation

Featuring very accurate voice transcription and the ability to share messages via e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter, Naunce’s dictation app is both fun to use and immensely helpful—as long as you’re connected to the Web.

5. Beejive IM (Type Communication)

Beejive

Want to chat with friends, but don’t feel like installing a dozen different instant messengers? BeejiveIM consolidates your IMing into one client that lets you stay in touch with friends who use AIM, Facebook, Google, Jabber, MSN/Windows Live, and Yahoo IM. Push notifications keep you in the swing of things by sending messages when you’re no longer within the app.

 

6. TextPlus (Type Communication)

TextPlus

Prolific texters who want to save money on SMS messages will find textPlus a very solid alternative to dipping into their mobile budgets.

 

7. Smurfs’ Village (Type Games)

Smurfs

Smurfs’ Village combines elements of Farmville and Sim City to create an engaging iPad game, but the impatient may find the in-app purchases expensive.

8. Marvel Comics (Type Entertainment)

Marvel Comics

Here’s yet another example of something you can’t do with a Kindle: read comics in their colorful, crisply drawn glory. Marvel’s free iPad app offers a standard page-by-page view with zoom and pan controls, as well as a panel-by-panel, animated guided view. There’s also a fully integrated store for buying your favorite comics.

9. Reuters News Pro (Type News)

Reuters News Pro

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