For today’s Weekly App Series we’ve found great apps to add to your iPad collection. We have included six essential apps for writers in this week’s bundle. Our editorial team goes through the data, picks the best and most interesting apps and then brings them to you on a regular basis.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great apps and we’ll continue to look for the best apps on a weekly basis. Be sure to check them out because these apps might just be what you’re looking for.
This week’s category is: Apps for Meetings and Conferencing
1. Skype (Free) — It’s not just for chatting with overseas relatives any more; Skype is a telecommuter’s dream. Go-face-to-face with anyone using Skype for iPad, or set up multi-party calls with this handy app. Reach contacts with a single touch, to IM, talk, or videoconference. Skype to Skype calls are free, or paid (but cheap) to a landline. With Skype a user can reach practically anyone, anywhere since the service will contact on owner’s iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac and even Skype enabled TV!
2. Fuze (Free, optional in-app purchases) — Fuze lets users have a session with two other users for free, with full videoconferencing available through in-app purchase. Store presentations and other documents in your Fuze library, then share them with other users during the meeting. Best of all, meeting attendees can use Fuze without needing to create their own accounts, so it’s convenient to run a meeting or conference call. You can even use Fuze to control slides during your next presentation.
3. Haiku Deck (Free, optional in-app purchases) — Meeting organization is a breeze with Haiku Deck. Ban boring presentations with this sharp-styled iPad-only app lets the user craft stunning presentations with a range of themes, layouts, and images. A user can also import her own photos. When your finished share your presentation with others via email, PDF, or social media.
4. Podio (Free) — Meetings just got a lot more productive thanks to Podio. A new release, this universal app that allows users to collaborate on practically any task that makes a business run more smoothly. For free. Share files, contacts, and cut down on digital clutter and endless emails using Podio. An Excel aficionado will take to Podio like a duck to water.
5. Huddle (Free) — Meetings just got a lot more productive thanks to Podio. A new release, this universal app that allows users to collaborate on practically any task that makes a business run more smoothly. For free. Share files, contacts, and cut down on digital clutter and endless emails using Podio. An Excel aficionado will take to Podio like a duck to water.
6. Meetings — Notebooks for Work ($3.99) — If you need to remember who said what at last week’s meeting, then Meetings — Notebooks for Work will help you stay organized. This iPad-only app creates meeting notes that are fully searchable. The app lets you add attendees from your address book and share your work with your team via email as a .txt or PDF attachment, or even share them the old-fashioned way — with a printer.
Note: For additional information, check out the PadGadget Apps Tracker. Our tracker provides an easy way to constantly monitor the App Store to find the best iPad apps for you. If you loved these apps, be sure to check out our Weekly Series list of apps for the iPad, — especially our related list, Apps for Business People.