We've picked the 27 best iPad apps, fun and useful tools that will turn your Apple tablet into a powerhouse. These 50 apps will transform your iPad, iPad mini, or iPad Pro into the ultimate slate computer for work and play. The iPad allows for a higher class of apps, not in terms of production quality but in terms of what 01 June 17 By Lory Gil Did you just get your first iPad?. This music app is inspired by layered composition techniques used in some classical music. But otherwise the app is an excellent means of crafting stories on an iPad, and you can export your work in a range of formats to share with friends - and Stan Lee. Tweetbot won't let you browse Twitter without an account. PREVIOUS 15 of 27 NEXT. So which ones are worth your cash? Additionally, users can create a free Flipboard account, which adds the ability to read favourite sections anywhere on any device, and create and manage personalised magazines to share with others or keep private. The basics are all there for creating old-school pixel art, but beyond brushes and fills, Dottable adds some fairly sophisticated shapes and transform tools. Move over Netflix and Hulu Plus , there's a new best movie app in town. Even though this list may be a good fruit of good intentions, I feel irritated and suspicious by its mere publication. The princess is in another castle Best platformer games for iPhone and iPad 12 May By Mike Tanasychuk If you miss classic platformers like Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario, don't worry - the genre is going strong on iPhone and iPad! He divides his free time between going to live concerts, listening to too many podcasts, and mastering his cold brew coffee process. Comparison by features, ease of use, value for money - whatever may seem relevant. With a finger, Pigment works well, but it's better with a stylus; with an iPad Pro and a Pencil, you'll lob your real books in the bin. Content rules everything around him. Scanners for iPad have come a long way from their roots as souped-up camera apps, and Scanbot 6 is making a play to be the only one on your iPad - by doing way more than just scanning. Bloom Built created an exclusive cloud storage service to keep your journal accessible across all of your devices. Back in the notebook, notes can be grouped and browsed through with subtle flicks. This app goes a step further with its Guided View mode, which moves from panel to panel. Elsewhere, palm trees ride mall escalators, while a run-of-the-mill seating area is suddenly flooded, a warning siren slicing its way through inane background chatter. Fantastical was the first app to provide natural-language recognition, which allows it to create events from bricks of text, picking out titles, times and locations.