20 Best and Free Apps For Your Apple iPad
I am sure you are looking for free iPad apps as finally, iPad 3G has rolled out today in Apple Retail Stores and goes for online purchase. Also if someone pre-ordered iPad 3G, they should have received a shipping notification from Apple informing that their iPad device is dispatched from the company and already on its way.
Even few people who pre-ordered received their 3G iPads and I am sure they are still playing with their revolutionary device.
In this article, I am going to cover some cool and must have apps for your stunning iPad and the best part is all these applications are free.
There are already lots of applications available for iPad but I think these are the best of all to use from them and even they don’t take a single penny from your pocket. These applications ranging from news sources, social networking to fun and time-pass apps.
So, have a look on SaveDelete’s compilation of 25 best and free iPad apps to make your iPad more productive and beautiful.
1) iBooks : iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books, designed exclusively for iPad. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest best-selling books or your favorite classics – day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark your favorite passages. You can easily set the brightness of the iBooks app and there are lots of books available and some of them are completely free to download.
2) The Weather Channel Max : Another free application from Weather channel to know what’s going on with the weather. This app will help you to know the weather forecasts of 3 days. There is also various options to customize the app like you can choose to watch weather maps, view storm footage, keep a track on twitter feeds from weather channel. One another cool feature is that you can see local traffic cams.
3) TweetDeck : TweetDeck is the best way to stay in touch with what’s happening now on Twitter for your iPad. TweetDeck’s iPad optimized interface shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organized and up to date wherever you are.
4) Backgrounds HD : Simply the best app to beautify your iPad, first developed for iPhone. There are 10,000+ Backgrounds from 100+ Artists and new backgrounds added daily. Choose your favorite photo and make your own wallpaper.
5) Constitution : Now you can view the Declaration of Independence, Preamble, Articles, the Signers and all US Constitution amendments on your iPad for free.
6) Doodle Buddy : Doodle Buddy for iPad is the most fun you can have with your fingers. Finger paint with thousands of colors and drop in playful stamps.Doodle Buddy also includes a 3D toolbar, a 44,000 color picker and various drawing tools. The best part is you can share your doodles with your friends with your email.
7) eBay : eBay is now open for business anytime, anywhere on the Apple iPad. With a brand new simple interface optimized specifically for the features of the iPad, eBay members will enjoy a new rich search experience with seamless transitions, no pages, to buy and pay for items. Integrated access to My eBay makes it easy for members to quickly check on an auction or monitor sales activity from wherever their iPad has taken them. The eBay iPad experience is streamlined, colorful, and simpler than ever before.
8 ) GoSkyWatch Planeterium : GoSkyWatch Planetarium now for the iPad. Easily and quickly identify and locate stars, planets, constellations and more with a touch or by simply pointing to the sky. Have fun with family and friends discovering the images in the night sky. Go outside and explore the night sky.
9) Feeddler RSS Reader : Feeddler RSS Reader is an ideal Google Reader client for iPad. No 3G and no Wi-Fi? You can still read all feeds cached by Feeddler. Or you can sync all of your RSS subscriptions whenever you have internet access.
10) Digital Photo Frame HD : This magnificent app turns your iPad into a gorgeous photo frame. The innovative Photo Board will have you entertained for hours. You can change the size and rotate a photo using two fingers on a image. Double tap the image to make it a full screen and lots of other options too.
11) World Book – This Day In History : This Day in History for iPad is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. You can hear the national anthems of countries on the day they became a nation, listen to presidents’ speeches on the anniversaries of their inaugurations, and play sound clips from famous artists on their birthdays.
12) NPR : Experience NPR in magazine style with a focus on News, Arts & Life, and Music content that’s broad, deep, and timely. It’s NPR like you’ve never seen us before. The app also replicates popular features of the NPR News iPhone app, including playlist, hourly newscasts,station finder, and sharing.
13) Craigslist : First it was developed for iPhone, and now for iPad with much better interface and design. You can see only listing pane, maps, image previews in lists, and other functions like better formatting, bookmark you searches, read and post forums, read blogs etc.
14) iPDF Reader : iPDF Reader is the world’s slimmest eBook and PDF reader, now available for the iPad and offered for FREE to celebrate launch day. You can search library of books and pdf’s on almost any subject. You can save your ebooks and PDF’s for future reading or offline reading. There are lots of other cool functions to discover. Just download the app and discover it yourself.
15) Dictionary : The free Dictionary.com app delivers trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations, similarly spelled words and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people.
16) Draw : The new iPad version of this app offers the same great cooperative drawing games as the iPhone version. With Draw for iPad, you’ll be able to play sketching games over Bluetooth and upload your favorite drawings to Twitter.
17) AIM : AIM is redefining social networking – add a location to your status, post to your favorite social networks or chat directly with your Facebook friends. Get updates from Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, Foursquare and more – all in one big Lifestream.
18) BBC News : Get the latest, breaking news from the BBC. By downloading the BBC News iPad app you can view news stories by geographical region or news by category including business, technology, entertainment and sport . You can also personalise the app to suit your interests and download content for offline browsing.
19) Fluent News Reader : Fluent News aggregates made-for-mobile versions of top news sources into a single, intelligently organized, fully customizable mobile newspaper. It allows you to create up to 3 of your own custom sections based on keyword searches. You can also control the content by promoting one news source and disabling one news source. Top news sources includes The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal,FOX, News, CNN, BBC, ESPN, TMZ, TIME, USA Today, and dozens more.
20) Evernote : Evernote turns the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad into an extension of your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop.
Now, it’s your turn to tell use which application you like most to use for your brand new iPad ? If you know some iPad apps which you feel is cool and useful, feel free to share with our readers in comments section below.