The Best iPad Apps

The Best iPad Apps


You’ve seen the commercials: apps are what makes an iPad come to life. Here are the very best ones for work, play, creation, consumption and everything in between.

UPDATED DECEMBER 1, 2012.


Social

Instamap

Skype

Twitter


Flipboard

BeeJive IM for iPad

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ooVoo

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Jetpac


Guest’d


PathFree.

Entertainment

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Vjay

Condition One

iMovie

Rdio

GarageBand

Korg iMS-20get

Sketchbook Proartists

GoodPlayer


Remote

TED for iPadenrich

Kindle


StreamToMe


Google Earth

The Daily

The Atavist

Marvel Comics

VinylLove

NASA Visualization Explorer

Me and My

Planetary

KCRW Music Mine


Air Media Center


Dijit

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Sketchbook Ink

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Spotify


Wikiweb


Echograph

Games

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Labyrinth 2and

Words With Friends HD

Battleheart

World of Goo


Osmos HD

Dead Space


Infinity Blade

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition


Flight Control HD

The Incident

Tiny Tower


W.E.L.D.E.R.


FlipShip


Frederic — Resurrection of Music


Zombie Minesweeper


Super Crossfire HD

NBA JAM


Polymer

Productivity

Google Drive

Packing Pro

Zite

Instapaper


Reeder

Elements

SimpleNote


Dropbox

Screens


Pulse

PhotoSync

iA Writer

Ignition

iCab Mobile

Penultimate

HitPad

Snapseed

Wacom Bamboo Paper

Diigo Browser

Blogsy

Dolphin Browser HD


Google Search


Codea


MSI Afterburner


AntiCrop

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WorldMate

Lifestyle

National Parks by National Geographic

The Atlantic

Luminance

Speakeasy Cocktails

NightStand HD

Epicurious


Wiredmight

Gravilux


New York Times for iPad

IMDB

CNN

New Yorker

Adobe Eazel

World War II Interactive for iPad

Paprika

Martha Stewart Cocktails

Appetites’ Easy As Pie


Fotopedia Japan


Gilt Taste


EtsyFree.


DropcamFranky the turtleFree.


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