Media praise for Best iPad Apps

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"Just in time for the holidays, this beautifully formatted book will help new iPad owners get up to speed on filling their iPads with Apps. And for those still on the sidelines, this book does a great job of illustrating all the things an iPad can do!"
-- Victor Barger, goodreads

"This is a must see/buy for the astute iPad user."
-- Karen Appleby, Lilk13's Reading Library

"So why would you choose this book over the numerous web articles always showing the Top 10 iPad Apps? I wondered that as well. Now I get it. The book goes category by category. Web listings seem to have the same ones over and over...But there is also great business value and I was shocked to see the awesome amount of content in health and wellness I would have never even thought about. Some of the HD content is amazing to have right in your hand."
-- Chris Miller, TheSocialNetworker

"If you've made the leap into the iPad fans group and bought yourself one of these amazing tools (or someone else was kind enough to get you one!), the Best iPad Apps book is a must have."
-- Denise O'Berry,

"...the never-ending task of loading your iPad up with apps can be a lot easier for beginners with the book Best iPad Apps from O'Reilly Media."
-- Gregg Ellman, Centre Daily Times

"No matter how you use your iPad, Best iPad Apps will help you find the real gems among the rubble -- so you make the most of your glossy gadget."
-- Steve Brock, Stevo's Book Reviews

" of the best relevant coffee table books — especially for those who want to have an excellent conversation starter for their hip, high-tech friends who drop by."
-- Steven Welsh, Omug CLOSEUP Review

"Great tool for any iPad user - whether for business or leisure."
-- Jennifer Casler,

"If you are to give a new iPad to a friend or family, this is the book that goes with the iPad. Or why not bundle it as an ebook within the iPad? Peter Meyers disseminates the App Store into categories, based on whether the user is looking for Apps for Work for instance, sub-categorising that into TO-DO Lists and Making Calculations, thus giving the user the ability to search by activity/need. " Full Review >
-- Doron Katz,

"I was fortunate to get an iPad as a gift and for the past several weeks, I've spent some time asking people about their favorite apps but no one was quite as helpful as a great book about apps called Best iPad Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders by Peter Meyers (published by O'Reilly). While I'd found some of the recommended apps on my own, this book has opened my eyes to some really great ways to learn, have fun, and get work done with my new gadget - and the helpful screen shots and instructions have helped me learn more about the apps I've already downloaded." Full Review >
-- Susan Hanley,

"As a part of this program, I selected the Best iPad Books by Peter Meyers. It is a book directed towards newbies but I selected the book because I can be sure that I will be able to critically review the pros and cons." Full Review >
-- Krishnan Subramanian,

""Horseless carriage." Hold that thought. Goals: I got my iPad as a tool to accomplish things with more mobility and efficiency, not to spend time wandering virtual supermarket aisles looking for the shiniest variation on a theme. Given that, I was immediately attracted by this title from O'Reilly. Both the" " Full Review >
-- Joel Neely,

"Ok. First blush reaction to the latest O'Reilly Press title "Best iPad Apps" was that is although timely it would quickly grow outdated and the premise seemed best suited to a periodical magazine or website than a book." Full Review >
-- Shawn Day,

"While Apple makes a collection of the best uses of each year and many other web sites are constantly doing this kind of collections, Peter Meyers's book..." Full Review >
-- Jose Betancur,

"I’m always looking for resources and recommendations on different mobile and tablet apps; since the ecosystem is exploding so quickly it’s hard to keep up with the times and it was a large reason why I wanted to create the Mobile Reporting Tools guide. I recently found the book “Best… " Full Review >
-- Will Sullivan,

"With the sheer number of applications in the Apple App Store, it would take a long time for one to pick the best app for the task of accomplishing something. This might be the main problem for one who has just picked up the iPad." Full Review >
-- Marvin Lee,

""Best iPad Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders" promises to provide a guide to the best iPad apps available. The apps featured are, largely, excellent choices. In fact, thanks to the book, I discovered my new, favorite writing app, iA Writer (which I'm using to write this review...the app's amazingly-useful fifth row of keys on the virtual keyboard alone is worth the price of purchase)." Full Review >
-- Greg Williams,

"I've been wondering if there are some cool iPad apps I've missed out on. So, when the opportunity opened for me to review O'Reilly's Best iPad Apps, I jumped on it." Full Review >
-- Bruce Keener,