Apple iPad 2 is one of the favorite and the most demanding gadget today. If you are looking for some great apps for your iPad check out our list of Top Ten useful iPad Apps.
Top Ten useful iPad Apps
Backgrounds HD for wallpapers
If you need high quality and vibrant wallpaper, Backgrounds HD is the app. It allows you to take full advantage of the crisp Retina display and utilize the full graphics potential of the iPad.
The Backgrounds HD includes more than 10,000 backgrounds. They have been created by more than 100 artists. Using this app, you can download vibrant, colorful and designer backgrounds every day. Customize it by adding your photos, make your wallpaper, all FREE of cost.
Skyfire web browser for videos
When you are visiting webpages, the most contents are emended with flash, and obviously, you get frustrated when the flash is non-functional on the iPad such as video clips flash games and others. But there is always a solution.
The app named Skyfire allows you to view most of the flash content in your device. This app firstly launches for the iPhone 4 but after the success Skyfire team design for an iPad 2 to enter in the world of flash.
The Skyfire browser used his server to download the Flash content and convert it into HTML5 and redirect to the iPad 2, so you enjoy your surfing. The Skyfire is loaded with some extra feature with his browser; there is a toolbar in the bottom of the browser with icons. This toolbar gives a quick view of social networking and regular mail site without leaving the page being viewed like Facebook and Twitter and Gmail. The website such as Hulu and BBC does not work on Skyfire and sometimes site like CBS throwing the ads in front of the videos which is hard to render, and browser get confused jumps out of the video stream.
Video streaming is dependent on an internet connection. In Wi-Fi connection all video play smooth and satisfactory quality. But if you have a slow connection, the video quality will be compromised little bit otherwise most of the contents load quickly and without pausing.
If you are a reader and missing your eBook, so you can enjoy reading your eBook on iPad 2 with a 9.7-inch screen. Slick and polished iBook app will allow for browsing and purchasing books on the iPad from iBook Store.
iBook has a huge number of collection of books in the iBook store. It has more than a thousand books, and some are free. When you open iBooks the first time you can see a bookshelf with a copy of “Winnie the Pooh.” iBook store makes it cool to purchase new books or to sample books before buying them.
The iBooks app displays a wooden book shelf of all your titles while reading eBook you can easily adjust the brightness of the screen. The texts are very crispy and sharp this because ibook take full advantage of IPS technology. iBooks provide you to change the font type, font size and easily search to find a particular page. There are free tools which allow you to change your PDF file to iBook format. You can convert and then read on your iPad via this app. You can download from app store free of cost.
While I don’t think Pandora itself needs any introduction and it is one of the best free music apps for the iPad 2. Pandora radio app allows you to streams songs on your iPad and user interface very easy and simple to navigate. This slick song app has a superb song selection and supports you discover new songs and the most beautiful part about the Pandora Radio application is its song intuitive recommendations.
You can customize your radio all you will need to do to tap favourite music or artist and Pandora Radio application will generate a station that plays their song that approaches near to your selection. Pandora radio has a considerable number of pre-set radio stations which including jazz, country dance and alternative.
Pandora radio stream music flawless over Wi-Fi and also buffer fast on 3G network. However, this is a free app and come with limited usage. Pandora allows the user to play only 40 hours per month and by paying a specific amount of user can play unlimited or you can get a yearly subscription. This application is free of the ad, but frequently banner ads pop up on screen.
Safe: Encrypt files, images and contact
This is one of the great apps from the app store. It looks to whole its functions without trouble, and with the swiftness and consistency, you’d assume from a paid business app. The app is precious without being congested with unnecessary extras. It has a most of languages as well as Japanese, and the app gets regular updates, this is a great app to store and organize your sensitive data. And your peace of mind.
Safe encrypt your images, contact information, and all data with super secure strong 256-bit AES encryption. The NSA has certified 256-bit AES for government use and TOP SECRET information. So it means you don’t have to worry about anymore in that case of data has been lost or stolen, your data will always be protected until you forget the password.
There are six different types of categories such as credit cards, bank accounts, web accounts, general notes, photos, and contacts. These categories can be altered or reorganized. Safe allows you to shield your sensitive data with your password and strong encryption. You’re all data backup with iTunes database.
Real Racing 2 HD
If you want 100% HD gaming for your iPad 2, then you should have to try Real Racing 2 HD. If you won’t believe me check out the video. Real Racing 2 HD is one of the few applications that were optimized for the iPad 2.
The game is enjoyable, so much so you are not going to stop until you have achieved 100% accomplishment. Real Racing 2 HD is still the same great game that “singlehandedly redefined racing excellence on the iOS platform” last year with one special addition:
There is another plus point of this game is if you have iPad 2 ‘s Digital AV Adapter then you easily output on your HDTV and experience “true” 1080p widescreen HD gaming. But also you can use the iPad two as a gyroscopic controller and secondary screen that’s mildly reminiscent of the Nintendo 3DS.
If you have never enjoyed any videos on your iPad because of format support. This player can convert those videos into QuickTime compatible video format. Later you can play on your iPad.
ePLAYWORKs develop an app called Avplayer HD will allow you to play non-native video formats. It includes as DivX, Xvid (including AC3), AVI, RMVB, ASF, H264, WMV and High-definition in MKV. Some extra features, including support subtitle for SMI, SRT, and some necessary post-processing.
However Avplayer HD offers more attractive features, like support TV out, multi-touch gestures, Playback Ratio 4:3, 16:9 or even 5:4, supported video resolutions 1280 x 720, 480 x 270 and 1280 x 544 and playback speed control.
QuickOffice HD is the simple and best application. It can easily manage your all office documents, this app supports Microsoft Office documents such as .docx, .doc, .xls, and .xlsx formats. Quickoffice HD gives a preview of the contents of the folder. However, it only loads when you try to access the document.
It is easy and fun while creating spreadsheets and documents. Quickoffice HD has provided you all basic formatting options are offered. Formats, alignment, underline, fonts, colors, Bold etc. You’re all file swiftly sync with standard cloud services including Mobile Me, Google Docs, SugarSync, iDisk, Dropbox, Box, and huddle. So you can access your documents from pretty much anywhere.
Quickoffice HD the ability to do multiple styling options to a document with ease and interface has smooth popover windows. This app has a history of updating and supporting by the developer. This makes it one of the best things you need from Quickoffice HD.
IM+ Pro provides you to manage your social networking stuff like Skype, AOL, MSN, Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo! Google Talk, Jabber, ICQ and MySpace to put at one place. You can
- Add your account in few touches the step is very easy, just selects the service and configure it.
- Manage your chat history of every single account.
- Delete the existing chat histories and also enable or disable the push new email notifications.
After adding the accounts, you can easily turn individual accounts on or off. IM+ Pro loaded with enriching features such as
- Customizable backgrounds
- Copy and paste, avatar support
- Typing notifications,
- Send photos, voice message, video
- Speech recognition, group chat, custom status, and Geolocation
- Animated Emoticons and plus your chat record being accessible online (at https://plus.im) as well as in-app.
Recently IM+ Pro offers a new feature called “Neighbors feature”. It allows you to locate your friends on the map. It can also locate new friends in your local area and find a new connection.
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