8. Finding and Installing Apps from the App Store

In This Chapter

• Accessing the App Store from your iPad

• Discovering why some apps are free and some are not

• Finding and downloading the best apps for you

• Keeping your apps up to date with the latest versions

Yes, the iPad is a sleek piece of hardware with lots of capabilities, but it’s ultimately the iOS 6 (or later) operating system and the collection of apps on your tablet that make it capable of doing so much. From the App Store, you can find, download, and install optional apps for your iPad that greatly expand its capabilities.

However, with more than 225,000 iPad-specific apps currently available, plus more than 500,000 iPhone apps that work on the iPad, the task of finding the ...

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