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Some apps (short for applications) come pre-installed on your iPad, such as Contacts and Videos. But there's a world of other apps out there that you can get for your iPad, some for free, such as iBooks, and some for a price (typically from 99 cents to about ten dollars).
Apps range from games to financial tools and productivity applications, such as the iPad version of Pages, the Apple word processing software.
In this chapter, I suggest some apps you might want to check out and explain how to use the App Store feature of iPad to find, purchase, and download apps.
As I write this book, apps are being furiously created for iPad, so this list won't be exhaustive by the time you have this book in your hands. Still, I want to provide a quick list of some apps that might whet your appetite to get you exploring what's out there.
Access the App Store by tapping the App Store icon on the Home screen and ...