The best iPad apps around
The most amazing thing about the Apple iPad isn’t the clarity of the screen or the slick touchscreen capabilities, it’s the sheer number of different applications it puts at your fingertips.
From practical programs that allow you to open, read and amend work documents to addictive games that demand you apply your brainpower, this one little tablet can aid you in many different ways. Fill your iPad with the kind of apps that will keep you busy, entertained and bang on schedule.
Hunting down your favourite apps
When you first fire up your iPad and start browsing the App Store, you’re likely to be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of apps on offer. With over 700 thousand to choose from, it can be somewhat tricky to narrow down your choices and settle on a specific one to download. While the App Store has some handy lists to help you out – such as top free app, top games – you might want to seek some outside opinions before hitting download. Tech Radar has a comprehensive list of its favourite 80 apps and PC Pro has chosen 38 top apps to shout about.
While those lists are fantastic if you’re happy checking out which companies are producing the highest quality apps, you might want to look elsewhere if you have something more specific in mind. At Life Hacker, you can discover the best apps for helping you organise your day to day online chores. For apps at the other end of the spectrum, have a look at Techno Duet’s list of great apps for stress relief and the top three relaxation apps chosen by Appolicious.
Apps that can improve your life
There are also a lot of apps available that are designed to appeal to different age groups. If you have grandchildren or young children in your life, you might want to have a look at Gizmag’s top apps for little ones and find plenty of fun and educational games that will keep them absorbed for hours. Apps for older people are particularly popular too and range from brain-training style puzzle games that will keep you sharp to helpful apps designed to take the frustration out of aging, such as magnifying functions, voice recognition software and pill reminders. Have a look at this great list of apps for older users at The Guardian and the top 10 recommended by Panda App.
Apps can do a lot more than merely entertain, however, and there are many that are especially designed to help you enjoy lifestyle improvements. Discover whether an app could help you look after yourself with the best apps for staying healthy as chosen by Tactus or the health-related apps that The Telegraph rates most highly. By downloading a few free apps, you could provide the motivation you need to make positive changes or find out how to avoid temptation. Start exploring the wonderful world of iPad apps and know you’ll never be stuck for something to do again.
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