If you were nice this year, it is likely that Santa brought you that new iPad you have been drooling over. Now that you have your new iPad, it is time to fill it with as many apps as you want or need. There are literally thousands and thousands of apps available at the iOS App Store. Naturally, there are a few must have apps like Kindle, Facebook, Angry Birds, and Twitter that are as necessary as air, but what really are the best apps for your new iPad? Here is a list of the top five apps to help you.
Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video
If these TV and movie watching apps are not an initial necessity, they are very close. With these four apps, you will have access to practically every TV series, episode, and movie you could possibly want to watch.
Paper allows a user to draw and takes notes with their finger, as if they were writing on a piece of paper.
This app allows you to keep up with news and twitter feeds. It is one of the best reading apps available.
The popularity of collectible/customizable card games (CCGs) — be they virtual or physical — can be attributed almost entirely to Richard Garfield’s 1993 release of the original Magic: The Gathering. Since that time, we have seen a large number of variations on the theme in both the electronic and tabletop gaming spaces — but somehow it’s taken until 2012 to bring the grandaddy of CCGs to mobile devices.
Many people have a recurring New Year’s resolution to chronicle and journal their life more regularly. The Day One app might actually help them achieve that resolution. It is easy to use and makes journaling fun. Whether you are a reader, a movie watcher, a gamer, or a journal keeper, you will get great use out of these must have apps for your new iPad.