Best Free iPad Apps

October 15, 2011 · 6 comments

by Dustin Betonio


A List of some of the best free iPad apps available is always useful right? The iPad 2 is a modest and significant upgrade to the original iPad. A slimmer form factor (only a third of an inch thick), a new and faster A5 processor which is claimed to have 9x speed than the iPad 1, and dual cameras form the main improvements.

There are millions of iPad fans all around the world and everyone have their own idea of what is the best free iPad apps. Some of them already bought some apps and why not it is easy and cheap in most cases. However in in any case good and useful free apps make the iPad  even better. So in this article, I am going to cover some of the best free iPad apps to make your iPad 2 even more awesome. The best part is that all these applications are free. You will also be able to find loads of really nice and best iPad 2 cases to spice up and protect it!



1. Kindle


The Kindle app is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, giving users the ability to read Kindle books on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. You’ll have access to over 900,000* books in the Kindle Store, including best sellers and new releases. Amazon Whispersync automatically syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices (including Kindle), so you can pick up where you left off on another device.

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Enjoy reading.

2. Cool Hunting

cool hunting

Cool Hunting ( is an award-winning online publication and video series site that covers forefronts of design, culture and technology and much more. The coolhunting iPad 2 free app lets you check the site on the best interface.

3. CNN App


Experience the new CNN App for iPad. Share and comment on news & insights, watch live and breaking news video, and take yourself deeper into the stories.

4. Netflix


Netflix is an app designed for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch users. Downloading the app for free will enable the users to watch TV shows and movies that stream from Netflix. Become the member of Netflix and enjoy! With the app you can resume watching where you left off on your TV or computer, browse movies and manage your instant Queue without any fuss. Video out is supported on the iPad, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch 4G.

5. CNBC Real-Time


CNBC Real-Time for iPad is the only free app that delivers Real-Time quotes before, during and after market hours (4am-8pm)…direct from the NYSE and NASDAQ, Real-Time & Historical Interactive Charts, offering custom timeframes from one day to 5 years, including pre & post market trading. Now you can access the power of CNBC, right on your iPad. Get all the fast, accurate and actionable news, information and data you need in Real-Time from the network that is First in Business Worldwide. Only CNBC delivers Live, Real-Time Stock Quotes before, during and after stock market hours direct from the NYSE and NASDAQ, company specific news, videos, profiles, returns and key metrics.

6. TED


TED presents talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people such as education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends. TED app foriPad 2 will let you find more than 700 TEDTalk videos. TEDTalks are delivered in high or low resolution formats based on your network connectivity. It lets you explore the entire TEDTalks library that is right at your fingertips.

7. Zite


Zite is a personalized magazine for your iPad that automatically learns what you like and gets smarter as you use it. Zite gives you personalized news, articles, blogs, videos and other content from a variety of both mainstream and niche publications and sites. Zite can personalize by syncing with your Twitter or Google Reader account or on its own.

8. Urbanspoon

urban spoon

Can’t decide where to eat? Urbanspoon can help. Specifically designed for the iPad, Urbanspoon can show you all the restaurants in your city at the same time. You’ve never seen anything like it.

9. Flixter


Movies by Flixster is the #1 movie app to watch movie trailers, find showtimes, get critic reviews from Rotten Tomatoes, and share movie ratings with your friends.

10. WebEx


Attend WebEx meetings on your iPad, wherever you are! Enjoy the full meeting experience with simultaneous data and audio. Plus, get great new features like high-quality, streaming 2-way video that takes mobile web conferencing to a whole new level.

11. VMware View


VMware View Client for iPad makes it easy to access your Windows virtual desktop from your iPad with the best possible user experience on the Local Area Network (LAN) or across a Wide Area Network (WAN).

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

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Andrew March 4, 2012 at 2:32 am

Can’t go anywhere without my Flixster and Netflix Apps. Great list!


jack85 July 19, 2011 at 1:20 pm

This is interesting! I make sure i won’t miss what you have to say in future posts! Thanks for sharing your thoughts!


Injection Mould May 21, 2011 at 8:31 am

WOW! iPad 2 is really so cool ? it seems all the apps are cool enough.!


4structureddezign May 19, 2011 at 10:27 am

Wow! now im excited to purchase and iPad 2 thanks for this share.


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