Top 10 iPad apps to download now
Now that you have a shiny new iPad in your hands, you will no doubt be searching for apps to load it up with. There are many apps available in the App Store, and sorting through them can be quite a task. To make it easier, we at AppAdvice have done the research for you. In this AppList, we have chosen ten iPad apps that we think you will enjoy using on your iPad.
WunderStation – Weather from your neighborhood
Why not start by planning your day with WunderStation - Weather from your neighborhood? This iPad app provides detailed forecasts and other weather data based on their 37,000 weather stations. Customizable graphs and animated infographic views are just some of the choices available when accessing detailed weather reports. The app is easy to use, nice to look at, and very accurate in its predictions.
WebMD for iPad
Being aware of your health is another important part of each day. If you aren't able to reach your doctor, WebMD for iPad is useful alternative. A Symptom Checker and First Aid Essentials can help diagnose health issues, whether they are minor insect bites or potentially serious conditions. Look up medication information in its Drugs & Treatments area, or search for unknown medications with the Pill Identification Tool. If you feel that need to seek immediate attention, local health listings will help you decide where to go.
CNN App for iPad
You have checked the weather and managed your health. Now see what is going on with the rest of the world with CNN App for iPad. From smaller stories to the biggest headlines, this app will keep you up to date with the news. Watch live events and shows as they become available. If you have questions or feedback, you can email CNN for more personalized news.
Find out more about your surroundings with AroundMe. This app is universal and provides detailed directions to business locations. Start by choosing your current location, then enter a destination. A list is available from which you can choose the closet gas station, bank, or even a movie theater. An email option is also available should you want to send the route to yourself or a friend.
Mint Personal Finance
You'll want to keep eye on your finances and investments, especially after your new iPad purchase. Mint Personal Finance will put your financial details in one place for you. In this day and age, it is imperative to set yourself a budget and manage all spending habits. Take a few minutes to list your accounts within the Mint app and get a better idea of where your hard-earned money is going. Details are given in the form of charts and graphs. You can also set yourself reminders to pay bills on time. Tracking the cash you spent or credit cards that you have used is now an easy task. Mint also has an added bonus: the app makes use of Touch ID, which is a new feature on both the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. This app is universal.
Should you need help navigating your way around town, Google Maps will provide you with directions. Unlike AroundMe, it is not limited to business locations. Detailed maps are available for thousands of countries, cities, and towns. Its voice-guided GPS is a useful feature whether you are driving, taking a bike ride, or walking. Live traffic reports are also included. This app is universal, but makes good use of the iPad's spacious screen.
Fandango Movies – Times & Tickets
Now that you know how much money you have to work with after your new iPad purchase and can find any location near you, why not plan an activity? Fandango Movies is a universal app that lists current movie times. The app also has an option to purchase movie tickets, which is extremely convenient. First you'll need to create a Fandango account, which can be done using Facebook or Google+ accounts. (This feature is currently only available for the iPad.) Then you'll be able to browse movies at your leisure, with the added ability to share and sync favorites. iPad-only extras include Fandango Original videos, exclusive content, new releases, and more.
A great way to organize your day is to start taking notes. Notability is a universal app that provides you with a blank canvas on which you can record thoughts, notes, sketches, and more. Some of features included are the ability to write with different colors of ink, a full featured word processor, and the option to make audio recordings. Now iCloud support is available for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Share your notes via Dropbox or Google Drive.
Replay Video Editor
Have some fun with your new iPad by making unique videos. Replay Video Editor will turn your photos and videos into stunning movies. The movies that you have carefully crafted are shown in regular speed or slo-mo. Your artsy movies will also move to the beat of music that you have chosen. The process is simple, so anyone can do it and look professional. Save and share your hard work via Camera Roll, Twitter, Instagram Facebook, YouTube, or WhatsApp. What's more, Replay's developers were featured on October's iPad event. Replay Video Editor is a universal app.
Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks
At the end of the day, many of us are ready to relax and read a good story. Kindle is a universal app that looks beautiful on the iPad's screen. Millions of book titles, magazines, newspapers, textbooks, and PDFs are available via the Kindle Store on Amazon.com. Many of these titles are exclusive to the Kindle Store, with prices starting at free. Organize your book collections, search for word definitions with the instant dictionary feature, email PDFs and other documents with your new send-to-Kindle email address, and much more. We hope that this AppList and the apps included will help you to get the most out of your new iPad.