OK ... redone my list, in the regulation format :)
* Google Earth
- Google Mobile - free
- No explanation required. A great adaptation of the PC version.
- Photobucket.com - free
- Effortlessly handles photo uploads between ipad photos and your photobucket account.
* iDo Notepad
- Neil Thomas - free
- Not the best note taker, but it's got password protect, good formatting features, built in calender, supports folders and it's free.
- Reinke LLC - free
- Similar to ipad's iBooks app (also free) but connects to amazon.
* Canon Easy photo print
- Canon inc - free
- If you have a Canon printer (wireless or connected to a wireless network), download this. It enables you to wirelessly print photos to your printer, without the need for print drivers or routing through a PC.
* Insanity X
- Amazi Games - free
- A puzzle game. rearrange the squares so the coloured triangle match. Increases in difficulty and is also addictive.
- Craig Smith - free
- A game. If you like the text versions of Zork, then this is for you.
To purchase ...
- Apple - $12.99
- Word processing app. Powerful and easy to use. Imports and exports pdf, word, or pages format. Does charts, tables and shapes and imports images. Good range of formatting options.
* Atomic web browser
- Richard Trautvetter - $1.19
- Great, fully featured browser. There's a lite version to try for free.
- Omer Shoor - $4.99
- A photo editor. A small app, but full featured and easy to use.
* FTP Deluxe
- Gp Imports Inc - $1.19
- FTP client for ipad. Does the job well.
* Photo Sort
- Romain HENRY - $2.49
- A better solution for managing photos than ipad's native photo app provides. Has folder support without having to connect to iTunes.
* Converter Plus
- TranCreative Software - $2.49
- A unit converter for just about everything. Even does mortgage/loan and inflation (us) calculations.
- GoSoftWorks - $7.99
- Planetarium app. Try the lite version for free.
* Angry Birds
- Chillingo Ltd - $5.99
- A game. Sling shot the angry birds at pigs in bunkers. Requires skill. Lots of fun.
- Chillingo Ltd - $5.99
- A puzzle game with fabulous graphics. rearrange the cogs and pipes until the model's mechanics work correctly. Try the free version and you'll be hooked. When I want to show others how beautiful ipad's graphics are, I show them this app.
- Hemisphere Games - $5.99
- A game. You are a small molecule and your challenge is to become the biggest. a simple game, but gets very challenging and is strangely addictive. Beautiful background music as well.
* Simon the Sorcerer 1 & 2
- iPhSoft - $2.49 each
- A game. Exactly the same as the original version for PC. Fun though.
* Amazon: Hidden Expedition
- Big Fish Games - $5.99
- If you like hidden object games, this is one of the better ones.
* Broken Sword: Directors Cut
- Revolution Software - $9.99
- A game. This is the ipad version of Shadow of the Templars and the graphics, sound and game play are as good as the PC version. This is the directors cut, so there are a few extra scenes in this version. Worth the price tag if you like adventure games.
* Monkey Island 2
- LucasArts - $9.99
- A game. A remastered version of Le Chuck's Revenge. A must for all monkey island fans. Graphics and game play are fantastic. Take no notice of the reviews citing buggy software, the game works perfectly. Well worth the price tag.
These 2 games are really only designed for iphone and itouch, but look and work great on iPad. Only problem is they don't support iPad's multi orientations...
- Cyan Worlds - $5.99
- This game is really only designed for iphone and itouch, but if you love Myst (like I do) download it, because it looks, sounds and performs great on ipad. The only problem is it doesn't work in every orientation that ipad provides for. There's also a free trial version.
* Doodle God
- JoyBits Ltd - $1.19
- A game. Mix elements to make new ones. Made for iphone and itouch, but works well and looks good on ipad as well, but doesn't work in every ipad orientation. Not much of a challenge, but is great when you want amusement without having to think too much.
For the kids ...
* Ice Age
- Chillingo Ltd - $3.99
- The 6yo nephew loves this game. Guide Scrat through obstacles to collect acorns. Great graphics, sound and game play. Also good for adults who are kids at heart.
* uBoot HD
- bootant.com - $2.49
- guide a little sub through mine fields and dangerous jelly fish, using either tactics or missiles. The game detects ipad's motion to move the sub up and down. Even the 3yo can play this with assistance.
* Jack & the Beanstalk
- Ayars Animation Inc - $4.99
- interactive story. Best interactive ibook in the app store. The 3yo LOVES this one. A bit more expensive that some of the others, but worth every cent.
* Madera & Figaro Save the Day
- Lyn and Line LLC - $1.19
- LOTS of activity. The 3yo loves this because he can do everything without assistance.
Edited by NightOwl, 07 August 2010 - 09:06 PM.
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