With the iPad in their hands, everyone will want to try to do what they do with a laptop or their home computer. Possible, probably not really, but some of the spaces that can be opened on a normal PC are open, indeed wide open, even on iPad. the case, for example, of many Social Networking services, one of the trains of the moment. The inevitable iTunes Store Apps come to the aid of the owners of the new Apple device. Here are the five, already essential and placed on each of the iPads of the Macitynet editorial staff.
IM +IM + surely one of the most interesting App to chat with friends. The program is a multi-protocol chat client that allows the user to communicate through many chat services, including Skype Chat, Facebook, Google Talk, Yahoo, MSN / Live Messenger, AIM / iChat, ICQ, MySpace, Jabber and Twitter. A comfortable all-in-one with extensive customization options and constantly updated with new features, such as voice recognition, emoticons, geolocation and push notifications. IM + available on the App Store at a cost of 7.99 euros; to download it, simply use the following link.
For a gadget like the iPad, the maximum reading; and what's better than a nice feed reader that collects all our favorite readings? The ideal NetNewsWire certainly, software that, in addition to including many configuration options, also allows synchronization with Google Reader, the popular online feed reader of the great G. There are also sharing options on social networks and on the Instapaper service that make the schedule a must have for anyone who is addicted to their feed. NetNewsWire available on the App Store at a cost of 7.99 euros; to download it, start from this link.
TwitterrificEvery Twitter user will be looking for a good iPad client; Twitterrific immediately catches the eye, one of the best available, full of the most important and well-established functions: native retweet, lists, image sharing, research and whoever has more, combined with excellent management of contacts and the flow of communication. A desktop version of the also available for Mac, as an ideal companion of the portable version for iPad. Twitterrific available on the App Store for free; to download it, simply use the following link.
Dash FourWith the emergence of new social geolocation services, Foursquare is certainly one of the most promising names. It will therefore be interesting for all users of the service to try Dash Four, a control panel to keep an eye on their friends, the badges earned and the achievements achieved in their rambling on the map. Certainly more interesting for those equipped with iPad 3G, Dash Four is the ideal companion for those passionate about "social local" Dash Four available on the App Store at a cost of 1.59 euros.
BuzzieOn iPad there is also space for Google Buzz, the social network launched by Google for a few months that has made so much discussion, for better or for worse. On iPad, in addition to the official web app, you can use Buzzie, a dedicated client that offers the most interesting options to manage your account on Google Buzz, sharing your thoughts and commenting on those of others Buzzie available on the Storeal App at a cost of 1.59 euros; to download it, simply use the following link.
[Edited by Giordano Araldi]