Firemint's Real Racing was already one of the most buzzed-about iPhone apps, but the extra screen real estate and speedier processor gives Real Racing HD for the iPad much more room to shine, resulting in a true showcase title for Apple's new tablet.
After years of rumors and speculation, the iPad is finally in our excited little hands. Now, developers are falling all over themselves to create iPad versions of their popular iPhone applications. They can either create an entirely new application exclusive to the iPad, or create a hybrid app that runs on both devices. The hybrid apps recognize the device it's running on and launches code specific to the device being used. Whether iPad only or hybrid, let's take a quick look at some of our favorite iPad apps and see how they differ from their iPhone cousins.
Did you use your iPad before bed last night? Having problems understanding why Tom Paxton wanted to take a bite out of those canoes you were wearing on your feet in that dream last night? UCLA might have the answers you're looking for.
If you like shopping Amazon.com on your iPad and have been frustrated by the iPhone-only app or find surfing the full website too much of a chore, you’ll be happy to know that the Amazon Mobile app is now iPad-friendly.
Unless you don't count Gizmodo buying a "lost" fourth generation iPhone and stripping it down to post every last nook and cranny of the device, it was kind of a slow week in Apple news. And you have to admit, that newest iPhone does look pretty sweet.
Okay, but hands up, who really, really thinks that iPhone was lost on accident and not a plant to keep the Apple fans' fevers at high pitch? All right, now that we've settled that, let's see what else happened in this week's best of Mac|Life.