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Apple’s iPad is less than 24 hours away from being released in the wild. By this time tomorrow, a huge number of people will have an iPad in hand and frantically looking for new iPad-specific apps to put their new tablet through its paces.

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Apple’s iPad is less than 24 hours away from being released in the wild. By this time tomorrow, a huge number of people will have an iPad in hand and frantically looking for new iPad-specific apps to put their new tablet through its paces.

Personally, I’m really excited about Game Table.

So, what iPad-specific apps are you looking forward to installing right away tomorrow? Let everyone know in the comments!

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  1. Netflix, I pre-ordered the 3G version (sigh, still a lot of waiting for me), but Netflix video anywhere sounds amazing.

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  2. iHomework for the iPad looks awesome! I loved the iPhone version.

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  3. Netflix!
    I wonder if there are going to be new versions of Byline and Tweetie, or if we should start looking for iPad-specific Twitter and Google Reader apps.

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  4. Games would be first on my list if it were the only thing on the list. Are you getting your comic books too?

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  5. Gary Hunter Friday, April 2, 2010

    Keynote

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    1. Ditto! Keynote!

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  6. Manuel Romo Friday, April 2, 2010

    Numbers, Pages and Keynote

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  7. Definitely Netflix. It was a great move putting that on the iPad.

    I also got Pages, Wolfram|Alpha (just discovered the website, it’s amazing), and The Early Edition.

    Along with, of course, the freebies like ABC Player, NYT, Twitterrific, etc.

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  8. Michael Davis Friday, April 2, 2010

    Numbers

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  9. PhotoFramePlus – http://www.photoframeapp.com

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    1. Rather self-centred! :P

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  10. The Usual Suspects

    Instapaper
    Evernote
    Wolfram Alpha
    Pandora
    Delivery Status
    A few Twitter apps

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  11. @CHILLIX Really? The first app you will install is your own, which isn’t even available yet? Come on.

    The app looks sick though. I tried to find it on the App Store.

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  12. Instapaper Pro! I cannot wait.
    Then Flight Control, Mindnode and the iWork apps.

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  13. I’ll admit to having bought my first load of apps yesterday, so that I can sync the iPad when I get it and be totally ready to go with apps, music, and video. Here’s what I got:

    -Productivity: Keynote, Pages
    -Reading: Kindle (iPhone version), Marvel Comics app
    -Games: Scrabble, Secret of Monkey Island (iPhone version), Mirror’s Edge
    -Music: half-a-dozen music-making apps, some iPad and some iPhone
    -Entertainment: Netflix, NPR

    I’ll wait to download the iBooks app tomorrow so that I can test the app-download experience on the iPad itself.

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    1. Formatting fail. Ouch.

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  14. Seriously though, Zen Bound 2 looks great and Weather HD too (although it’s pure eye-candy) TweetDeck. Fingers crossed that PhotoFramePlus gets approved for tomorrow :)

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  15. When I get my 3G iPad, MLB.com At Bat 2010 will be the first app I install.

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  16. Painting app | Comic books app | Netflix app | Pages app

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  17. [...] What iPad Apps Will You Be Installing First? [...]

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  18. I ordered a 3G iPad (and therefore wont get it for another month but..) I have already downloaded Numbers, Pages, Captain’s Log, Tweetdeck (for iPad), Sketchbook Pro, Worms HD and Weather HD.

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  19. oh, and iBooks

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  20. The first app I will install is iMockups so I can finally see try our app out on a real iPad for the first time :D

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  21. Easy: iBooks, the iWork trio, OmniGraffle, Bloomberg, WordPress and that hideous time waster, Fieldrunners.

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  22. appAddiction Friday, April 2, 2010

    Apparently I’m suffering from appAddiction.

    Today I spent $50 on iPad apps and I haven’t even ordered an iPad!!

    I’m waiting for 3G version obviously but still seems weird that I’m spending money for apps when I don’t even know when I’ll have money for the iPad. [yet]

    • Pages
    • Keynote
    • Words with Friends
    • Bento
    • Charadium
    • Labyrinth 2
    • Weatherbug Elite
    • Drawing Pad (for my 8 year old)

    Lots of freebies: The best being
    – Netflix
    – IMDB
    – Pandora

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  23. First, 1Password

    Second, Wall Street Journal (I subscribe to both print & web with free iPhone)

    Third, Pandora

    Fourth, Slacker

    Fifth, Schzame

    Sixth, The Weather Channel

    Seventh, Woot Watch

    and useful iPad specific apps such as iBook when it’s available.

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  24. I bought the iWork suite, and a downloaded a lot of free apps,
    The ones I guess I’ll be using a lot:

    • Marvel Comics(Comic Book Reader)
    • Twiterrific (Twitter Client and browser)
    • i-Journals (Note taking, web browsing and maps)
    • iBooks (Books from Apple and my own collection)
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  25. Mint app. So I can track my money to make sure I budgeted for the iPad correctly.

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  26. I’m excited about multiplayer board games, like PartyPat.
    I myself made one too for the launch. I was carrying around that idea for years, and now finally: twittguess? http://goo.gl/Ibg4

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  27. TapTyping. I want to get good at using the iPad virtual keyboard.

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  28. [...] What iPad Apps Will You Be Installing First? [...]

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  29. I’ll install Chirp Frame — http://chirpframe.com :)

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  30. Try iLineup for iPad!

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  31. [...] What iPad Apps Will You Be Installing First? Mac Love [...]

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  32. what is the video format for the i-pad? and how do i install a video to the apple i-pad…

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