Must Have/Favourite ipad Apps

Rudeboy

Novice Member
hey folks, just purchased and ipad from another forum member and should have it in my hands on tuesday so looking for some apps for it,
already have an iphone.. anyways could you post your favourite or must have apps with a brief description of what they are/do if you could be so kind,
just to give me some ideas of whats out there and would be of any use/interest to me without having to trawl through the appstore

cheers

Rudi..
 
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Rudeboy

Novice Member
No-one got any favourites or must have apps????? surely peoples!!!!
 

gkaloy10

Novice Member
maybe the use of the word you's made people not understand the thread. :(
 

Rudeboy

Novice Member
maybe the use of the word you's made people not understand the thread. :(


possible but i doubt it somehow.. sorted it anyway just in case... :smashin:
 

godsakes

Well-known Member
I just got an ipad myself... here's some of the goods ones i've come across...


Air player - stream your vids straight to your ipad without converting
iplayer
Sky news
Reuters news
TV guide
Early edition - great RSS reader
iSwifter - cloud browser, will decode flash sites - far from perfect but usable on some of my favourite video sites
radio player - internet radio (iphone app but works fine)
app shopper - let's you know about price changes on the app store
icabmobile - a better internet browser
accuweather - awesome weather app
friendly - facebook app
 

Rudeboy

Novice Member
cheers guys much apreciated,, i'll check them out...
 

Thug

Moderator
These are either iPad only or iPhone/iPad apps...

RealGolf2011 - great golf game, and cheap too.
WarPinball HD
GarageBand - This is fantastic for creating a tunes on, even if not that musically minded.
Angry Birds (of course)
Ebay - iPad version in very clean and free from fuss.
Haunted Manor - Addictive searching game.
Moonlight Majong (lite version)
Sky news - Very well polished.
Reckless Racing - Top down view racer.
TuneIn Radio - Very well polished.
Chopper (1 and 2) - Side on helicoptor game.
Contract Killer - Just a shooting game
Sky+ - Set your sky from your iPhone/iPad
Lane Splitter - Motorbike game, simple but addictive
MX Mayhem - Motorbike off road game
 
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kultschar

Active Member
Plants V Zombies is a must!!!
Monkey Island if you like Adventure games!
X-Plane if you like flight sims!!
Infinity Blade just for the graphics!!
 

Nuttynutter123

Active Member
Just got AirPlay...not sure how I missed this during my iPad 1....but it's brilliant!!!!
 

jms_uk

Well-known Member
Apps
Calengoo - awesome google calendar app (better than stock calendar IMO)
Filter storm - good picture editing app, i know others have their favourites
Mercury - really nice browser alternative to safari
kayak
Amazon Window Shop
Good reader
CineXplayer - decent media player, codec support seems to be improving all the time

Games
Geared/Geared 2
World of Goo
Cut the Rope
Plants vs Zombies
Jungle Jewels (good bejewelled clone)
Bit flip
Flight control hd
 

Razor

Member
Here are a few of mine:


XBMC Commander - Awesome app for controlling xbmc on a htpc.
Zite - A custom magazine which learns what you like and adapts.
Atomic Web - Faster and more customisable than Safari.
Engadget - The tech site in an app.
Wallpapers HD - Nice and easy to use.
Sky News - Nice and pretty.
IMDB - Very hand for movie buffs.
Angry Birds - I just love this game.
Infinty Blade - Not had this long but its been fun so far.
Tiki Totems - Another fun pick up and play game.
Lets Golf 2 - Loved the iPhone version and this one is even prettier.
Weather HD - Very pretty and I prefer it to my iPhone fav weather app which is Accuweather which for some reason isnt that great on the iPad.
Sky+ - View the sky planner on your iPad and allows you to setup up recordings. You can also search for programs for upto 2 weeks.
TV Guide - Similar to Sky+ but you cant search ahead for 2 weeks, but you can setup recordings. The interface is also a bit clearer to navigate.
 
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Dazimus

Distinguished Member
Will have to check Zite out, sounds interesting.
 

Puk123

Standard Member
Is there a way of refreshing or updating zite? I've had some repeat articles. And it doesn't seem to change/update with new all that much....
 

Autopilot

Distinguished Member
General:

Flipboard
Guardian Eye Witness (photo showcase)
Times/Sunday times
Sky News
Friendly
Digits
Viewranger (if you are into OS maps)
Mercury Webbrowser
IMDB
Photoshop Express
Docs2go
Photosync
Dropbox
Airview
Tune In Radio
Sky+
Ebay
Amazon Window

Games:

Real Racing HD
Swords and Sorcery
Neuroshima Hex
Depict
Reckless Racing HD
Drop7 (although it is a bit silly on such a big screen).
 
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jonden

Active Member
+1 for Flipboard

World of Goo is an excellent game, best iPad game i've got
 

Rudeboy

Novice Member
Excellent guys,, looks like i've got a decent start anyway!!! keep shouting up with any others that you think are of interest though peoples

cheers
 

Dokko

Active Member
AppShopper is essential to keep track of app prices, plus it tells you it's price and update history.

Got loads of games marked and they send you a mail if any of your selection drops.

Iswifter is canny, it allows you to use flash on your iPad by rehosting the brows site and sending it to you. It's not as smooth as it could be, but if you need to see some missing content then this I'd your set answer without jsilbresking.
 

Razor

Member
AppShopper is essential to keep track of app prices, plus it tells you it's price and update history.

Got loads of games marked and they send you a mail if any of your selection drops.

Iswifter is canny, it allows you to use flash on your iPad by rehosting the brows site and sending it to you. It's not as smooth as it could be, but if you need to see some missing content then this I'd your set answer without jsilbresking.

Appshopper seems very good and just what I was looking for. Cheers. :smashin:
 

Dokko

Active Member
Appshopper seems very good and just what I was looking for. Cheers. :smashin:


I used app tracker on my iPhone, which ness basic, didn't do £, didn't inform and crashed quite a bit, but appshopper is class, it's actually easier for browsing for games than iTunes app store.

Salem witch trial game currently for 59p is well worth picking up. Really nicely made game, good story, keeps you going, good gameplay though no replay value, but I got 4 hours or so out of it and my lass will do so to when I show her it.

Also addicted to Vegas towers. Sim tower clone, thought have problems connecting to the server right now:(
 

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