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In Pictures: 20 clever apps and services that make...
Why You Need It: Too cheap to pay for in-flight Internet service? While you wait to board, Instapaper lets you save copies of all the interesting news stories you want to read; you can then pull them up on your iPad once you’re in the air without a signal. The Web version gives you a 'Read Later' bookmarklet that you can use to mark and save pages you want to read on your computer when you have more time.
Instapaper | iOS app, $5; Web service, free
In Pictures: 20 clever apps and services that make great use of the Cloud