LIFE for iPad is an app that brings the famously superb photography of Life Magazine to your iPad. Here’s a little slice of its App Store Intro:
LIFE on iPad is a spectacular experience: LIFE’s legendary photo collection at a never-before-seen resolution. Download the free app to explore LIFE’s vast archives, up-to-the-minute news photos, and special features not available anywhere else.
I’ve had the app for around a week now and spent a lot of time with it, both on my own and with my daughter. The short story here is that this is an excellent and beautiful app. For a few more thoughts on it, and lots more of its stellar content, hit the break …
My daughter is 7.5 years old and in second grade this year. She’ was home sick for the first four days of this week – with something viral and nasty that has thankfully now passed. She did a lot of resting and a lot of daytime TV watching during her days off – and grew bored of both after a couple of days.
Together we found a number of good iPad apps – mostly stories and books – to keep her and I entertained during the last couple of afternoons. Just in case any of you have not-so-little ones with time on their hands and a thirst for iPad entertainment, I thought I’d share some of the great apps we found and enjoyed this week. Hit the jump for just a very quick rundown of these …