iPad Apps Thread

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by rtabdo, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    #1
    I didn't see anything decicated to iPad apps, so I figured why not start one.

    Here is one that just debut on Gizmodo:

    http://ipadmixr.com/

    [​IMG]
     
  2. macrumors 65816

    Sleazy E

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2009
    Location:
    Disneyland
    #2
    looks pretty cool, i wonder how big of a file it is. I wish we could get a guage at how big apps will be for the iPad.
     
  3. macrumors newbie

    conniewilson11

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2010
    Location:
    Chicago
    #3
  4. macrumors member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2007
  5. macrumors 68040

    MythicFrost

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2009
    Location:
    Australia
    #5
    I hope the OP makes a list of them at the very top with all the additions from people. That'd make this thread very useful!
     
  6. macrumors 65816

    Tom G.

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Location:
    Champaign/Urbana Illinois
    #6
    On that iPad mixer app, I have a friend who has the iPhone version of it, and when you touch the "record" and slide it back and forth it works just as if you were a DJ doing it. Really cool.
     
  7. macrumors 68040

    MythicFrost

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2009
    Location:
    Australia
    #7
    We know Bento Filemaker is coming, Flight Control, Plants vs Zombies, the omnigroup apps... what else?
     
  8. macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2007
    Location:
    North Central Florida
    #8
  9. macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2009
  10. macrumors 68000

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2009
  11. macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2009
    Location:
    california
  12. macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2008
    #12
    I'm suprised more developers aren't pimping their new iPad apps. Not sure why they wouldn't. Posting screenshots and even putting up a preview video on YouTube would certainly seem like a good way to build some hype.
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

    Squid7085

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2002
    Location:
    Lawrence, KS
    #13
    As far as I know, the Dev's are still under NDA's. The fact we are seeing any screenshots of iPad apps is a violation.
     
  14. macrumors 601

    Compile 'em all

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2005
    #14
    No.
     
  15. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    #15
    wow, these apps are looking amazing! I really like that yahoo one. I'm getting very excited about this iPad!
     
  16. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
  17. macrumors member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2008
  18. macrumors 601

    macduke

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Location:
    Central U.S.
    #18
    Actually, this would be a violation of the NDA. Oops:
     

    Attached Files:

  19. macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2010
    #19
    Nice!
     
  20. macrumors 601

    macduke

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Location:
    Central U.S.
    #20
    I especially enjoy the option in the preferences for Safari that allows you to keep the bookmarks on top all the time. By default they slide down when you click on the address bar.

    There's your iPad tip for the day!
     
  21. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    #21
    From the looks of that macstories.com site (so far at least) Apps are ranging from as small as 4mb (Brushes) to 20mb (Yahoo! entertainment).

    I have to assume more in-depth programs or games will be larger.
     
  22. macrumors 601

    macduke

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Location:
    Central U.S.
    #22
    Aside from maybe games, I don't think iPad apps will be that much larger. Most iPhone content is zoomable at a higher resolution anyway. Many apps use standard interface elements already built into the iPad, so larger sizes for those pieces are irrelevant. Even custom UI pieces wouldn't add much more than a webpage's worth of graphical content, which should only be a few megabytes at most. I would say something like a bird guide, comic book, or similar; that has a lot of built-in high resolution content will probably be larger. How much larger? Hard to tell, but my best guess is 30-40% more than their iPhone counterpart. These apps won't be as common as traditionally text-based content apps, and most apps that serve up video will be streaming it anyhow (see new Yahoo! app).
     
  23. macrumors 68040

    MythicFrost

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2009
    Location:
    Australia
    #23
    I've got 5.7GB of iPhone apps, mostly games... I do hope the iPad counterparts aren't too large, even double thats 11.4GB :p
     
  24. macrumors 601

    macduke

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Location:
    Central U.S.
    #24
    Honestly, I'm more worried about storing all the content that I create with the apps. Between iWork, Brushes/Sketchbook, and some sort of image editor to enhance the RAW images imported with the camera connection kit, we could be looking at quite a bit of content. Lets hope that new file management system is implemented properly. I'd expect it to be fully functional by 4.0 at the latest.
     
  25. macrumors 68040

    MythicFrost

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2009
    Location:
    Australia
    #25
    Ah yeah, I won't be doing much of that. But raw photos can sure take a heck of a lot of space up.
     

Share This Page