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Sams Teach Yourself iPad™ 2 in 10 Minutes, Second Edition by Bud E. Smith

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Lesson 12. Getting Apps from the App Store

In this lesson, you learn about apps: how to find, purchase (if necessary), and download them from the App Store on iPad 2. You also learn how to rate, report problems with, and update apps.

Understanding the App Store’s Success

The Apple App Store for the iPod Touch, iPhone, and now the iPad and iPad 2 is an amazing success story, and one of the most important reasons that the iPad and iPad 2 have gotten off to such a great start as new products.

The original idea for the iPhone was that the only add-on software for it would be in the form of custom web pages written in the still-emerging technology, HTML5. The custom web page would be loaded automatically whenever an iPhone visited the website. This ...

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