The Apple iPad was released on Saturday April 3, 2010. Retail stores sold more than 300,000 iPads in the first 24 hours. The iPad tablet has unique features that make operating it easier than a regular laptop or desktop computer.
A clear, crisp LED back-lit picture make watching movies, playing games and viewing email faster and easier. When the highly anticipated Apple iPad was unveiled, there were several iPad HD apps released that are compatible with the iPad.
Here are some of the best iPad HD apps that will make Christmas gift giving a lot easier.
Weather – The weather HD app display very clear pictures of the weather in any city you choose. The vivid photos show the current weather conditions. There are no interactive weather or weather alert features. The main purpose of the app is to show you the current weather.
Real Racing – The cost is $9.99 in the app store, but the game reviewer say it is worth every penny. When you play the game, you are in control in the drivers seat with your iPad as the steering wheel.
Cool Ball – Developed by KJApps, this game has three different playing levels. Colorful balls are falling from the sky while you are driving. The object is to keep the balls from hitting your car.
Flight Control – You are the pilot. You have to land the airplanes without any mishaps.
World Atlas HD – This is a world map that give players an up-close look at countries all over the world. National Geographic provided the graphics that come in three types of maps, including a satellite view. You can get information about any country you ”double-tap”.
Labyrinth 2 – This as an arcade style game that is easily controlled by a tilt of the iPad. The extra clear graphics make the game seem larger than the actual size.
iBook Reader – Your favorite titles are lined up on the bookshelf. The Marvel Comics app is one of the most talked about apps in the Apple store. You can read your comics right on the screen. There are also free comic books already embedded in the app but, you can buy more from the app store.
These are only a few of the best HD apps available for download. The Wi-Fi iPad is 9.56 inches high and only 7.47 inches wide. It is 1/2 inch thick and weights 1 1/2 pounds. The 3G + Wi-Fi models weigh 1.6 pounds.
The iPad comes with a 25 Whr rechargeable lithium/polymer battery. It can hold a full charge for as long as 10 hours. It can be charged with the power adapter, that is included or by using a USB connection, connected to a computer. There are two official Apple iPad Docks that can be purchased separately. One is the keyboard docking station, that prop you iPad up like a laptop computer and the other is a plain iPad dock.