Identifying which apps need internet access

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    My new ipad 2 arrives next week and I will be going shopping in the itunes store for some apps. How can I distinguish those that will need internet access to operatre from those that are totally self contained once downloaded?

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    There is no indicator separating offline/online apps, so you will have to rely on common sense, or read the apps description.
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    Thanks for that. Wouldn't you think that it should be mandatory to provide information if an app can work offline or must have an Internet connect to function?
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    I'm facing a problem right now. I want to buy an app, but it is important for me to know that such app does not require Internet access.
    The app is for a child, and she does not use the Internet.

    I don't know why such info is not displayed on the requirement field.

    Is there any alternative site to gather such of info?

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