We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

First Apple iPad apps revealed

We take a sneek peak at what's coming for Apple's slate PC


Here's a quick look at what to expect in the coming weeks once iPad-specific apps begin rolling into the iTunes App Store.

Remote control for your home

One developer is planning on producing an iPad application for the my:ro control home automation control interface.

The application will let you control power, lights, security cameras and more right from your mobile device.

There are other home automation apps available for the iPhone right now, but using your iPad as a control panel for your home systems would be a very cool use of Apple's new device.

Photo: mavromatic.com

Zen Bound 2

Game developers at Secret Exit have had a hit with Zen Bound - a cool game that tests your patience and contemplative skills as you rotate carved wooden animals and wrap them in rope trying to cover as much as you can before running out of twine.

According to early reviews of the game, Secret Exit isn't just porting the game to match the iPad's larger display.

Rather the game developer is enhancing Zen Bound with new levels, music, game play, and improved graphics that complement the beefier hardware capabilities of the iPad.

NEXT PAGE: PadDeckX

  1. We take a sneek peak at what's coming for Apple's iPad
  2. Utilities and magazines
  3. Finger painting and games
  4. Remote control for your home and Zen Bound 2
  5. PadDeckX


IDG UK Sites

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Hands-on with the new Samsung Galaxy. Samsung's flagship is more iPhone-lr......

IDG UK Sites

Samsung: King of the Androids (or MWC, at least)

IDG UK Sites

HP Z1 G2 review

IDG UK Sites

What does that mean? A jargon-buster dictionary of tech terms for Apple fans