10 iPad Mini, iPad 4 Apps You Need Right Now
Now that you've gotten your hands on the latest edition of Apple's iPad or managed to secure an iPad Mini, you're going to need to start loading up on the thousands of applications available to you through Apple's App Store. While there is (almost) no limit to the types of applications found on the store, from games to navigation apps to cooking guides, there are some essentials that you're going to want to snap up immediately to get you connected to your friends and family, as well as to Web-based services that can help you lead a more efficient, more connected life. The best part about the App Store—aside from the overwhelming selection, that is—is that you can get rolling without spending a dime. Nine out of the 10 apps featured on this list are offered for free, while the one that you would pay for, Apple's portable recording studio GarageBand, will set you back just $4. The App Store is also loaded with applications for just 99 cents, ensuring you get the most bang for your buck. Take a look at these iPad 4 and iPad Mini essentials to start filling up your tablet and prepare yourself for long wasted hours to come.