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Winners Announced

Thanks to everyone who took part in the giveaway this week, and special thanks to the kind people at Smile! I’m excited to let you know that the winners have now been chosen. Congratulations are in order to:


Well done to the lucky winners, and we’ll be in touch soon. Sorry to those who missed out, be sure to check back for more great competitions!

Old Competition Post

It’s a good day to be an iPad.AppStorm reader, not only is this the week of the iPad announcement, but we have a bonus competition for you! We reviewed PDFpen from Smile less than a week ago and Chris had some great things to say.

PDFpen is a powerhouse when it comes to both editing and marking up PDF documents, and it’s hard to believe that this high level of functionality comes from an iPad application.

PDFpen is a powerful PDF editor that provides a wide variety of markup and editing features. With PDFpen, it’s possible to highlight text, add PDF comments, or even change a pesky typo in the original PDF. Read on to find out how to enter!


My favorite iPad apps are the ones that leave me thinking “I can’t believe that I’m doing this on an iPad.” These apps shatter the belief that iPads are only meant for surfing the web and reading ebooks. PDFpen by Smile is one of these groundbreaking apps. With PDFpen it’s not only possible to markup a PDF document but edit the text and images of the original document as well.

PDFpen’s feature set is vast, and it’s important to consider whether or not these features are necessary before making the investment. Let’s dive in.

If you do any sort of writing (from programming to fiction), chances are that you end up typing many things over and over again. Basic HTML 5 structure, rounded corners for the top left and bottom right in CSS, multiple signatures you use in emails, etc., can all be shortened to a few keystrokes with the help of TextExpander.

It’s the most useful tool that you’ve never heard of! And if you have, you’ll want to read on and find out whether it’s a worthy addition to your iPad…