iPad App of the Week: Ask Me Anything – official reddit AMA app

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Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as iPad App of the Week.

This week’s pick is Ask Me Anything – official reddit AMA app. This is of course reddit’s hugley popular and always interesting AMA interviews, brought to iOS. I should mention that this is actually an iPhone app that’s compatible with the iPad – not a full-blown iPad app yet. Having said that, for this type of app the iPhone version is more than good enough to use happily on an iPad.

Reddit Ask Me Anything, or AMA, are free-flowing interviews or Q&A sessions where community members ask their subject anything that springs to mind. They’re known for being some of the most open and interesting interviews around. And the Ask Me Anything app has packaged these nicely for iOS.

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iPad App of the Week: Quora

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Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as iPad App of the Week.

This week’s pick is Quora, the brand new iPad version of the iOS app for one of the web’s best question and answer sites. Quora is a place where you’ll see answers to in-depth questions on just about any topic under the sun answered by real experts and members of the Quora community.

The folks who run Quora are obviously excited about this new iPad version – they’ve even called it ‘the best reading experience on Quora’ in their blog post announcing Quora for iPad.

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iPad App of the Week: Star Walk 2 – Guide to the Sky Day and Night

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Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as iPad App of the Week.

This week’s pick is Star Walk 2 – Guide to the Sky Day and Night. This is the next generation of the excellent and Apple award winning Star Walk app from Vito Technology. I’ve been a fan of the original for years, so it’s great to see this brand new version released.

Here’s a little bit of the App Store description for Star Walk 2:

Star Walk 2 is an exquisite stargazing tool that combines astronomical data with premium technology to deliver an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, and constellations. All you have to do is point your iPhone or iPad at the sky.
Universal app that works on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
NEW IN STAR WALK 2
All-new stunning design
– New simpler and cleaner interface in vibrant colors for retina displays
– Atmospheric visual and sound effects, stirring soundtrack
– Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations, inspired by minimalist low-poly art
Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies
– Planetary nebulae*
– Constellations*
– Dwarf planets, comets, and asteroids*
– Man-made satellites*
*Available through In-App Purchase. Constellations are available for free for limited time.

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iPad App of the Week: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies

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Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as iPad App of the Week.

I was surprised and delighted to find Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies available on the App Store yesterday. I really loved the series of Phoenix Wright games on the Nintendo DS and 3DS. Yes, the series is a bit formulaic and the basic gameplay of questioning witnesses and finding evidence at crime scenes hasn’t changed much, but the dialogue is always spot-on and the storyline would usually keep me up for hours.

The game feels like it snuck onto the front page carousel, and the iTunes reviews say that it’s the very best port yet. The older Phoenix Wright Trilogy HD is a functional set of games, but they feel like literal cut-and-paste jobs of the Nintendo DS versions. Dual Destinies, on the other hand, looks right at home on the iPad.

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iPad App of the Week: NFL Now

NFL Now iPad App

Great apps make great platforms, and iOS and iPad are a great proof of that. One of the most captivating things about the iPad is the incredible range of great apps we are able to use and enjoy on Apple’s tablet. Each Saturday we share a favorite outstanding app as iPad App of the Week.

This week’s pick is NFL Now, an official NFL app that offers a video stream of great current and historical NFL content – from current news and features to NFL Films material and video archives of the league’s greatest games and players.

Here’s a little slice of its App Store description:

NFL Now delivers a personalized video stream of your favorite NFL teams, players and coaches right to your iPad or iPhone. Get exclusive interviews and stories about your team, breaking news on your fantasy players, and unlimited access to your favorites in the NFL Films Archives.

FEATURES
-Hundreds of new videos daily
-Personalized stream for you, by you
-Deepest NFL video library anywhere
-Airplay from your iOS device to your Apple TV

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iPad App of the Week: 80 Days

Great apps are a big part of what makes for a great mobile (or even desktop) device. As iPad users, we’ve been fortunate that right from the start there have been rich pickings when it comes to great iPad apps – and we continue to be spoiled for choice when it comes to finding excellent […]

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iPad App of the Week: Alphabeats

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