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Welcome to our latest edition of iPad Gems. This roundup looks at a collection of popular apps from the Mac and iPhone platforms that have made their iPad debuts with appropriate redesigns for the device’s larger screen, as well as a new offering that demonstrates the enhanced note-taking capabilities of the iPad. Though Instapaper Pro, Papers, and Penultimate received the highest ratings in this group, everything in this piece is worth a look; as always, some apps may be targeted at a more niche audience than others. Evernote For those who may be unfamiliar with the pre-iPad versions of this app, Evernote is a popular cloud-based service that allows users to store and access “notes” of various types—text, pictures, audio files and other content—that are all tagged and indexed in an online database that can be accessed from any web browser.
The Wired Scholar: Five Free Tools You May Not Know About The Internet has radically changed how information is stored, researched, and published. Work that was once done in a file catalog and in the midst of towering book shelves can now be done with a few keystrokes on a computer. The ability not only to find information, but to store your own information for the benefit of others makes the Internet an exciting tool for academic research. At the same time, the Internet has also become a resource for free quality resources.