What iPad apps do you want to see?

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    What sort of apps would you guys like to see on the iPad??

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    I want to see a good callender app, but the built in one looks very good

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    Some good games, i want to make full use of the accelerometer

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    Communication could be really good because of the hardware, so hopefully some good instant messaging ones will be ported, anyone know of some good ones?

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    Anyone know what sort of games are going to drive the graphics? Apart from the demo of Need for Speed we saw at the keynote :p

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEVHYJZozjo"]YouTube - Apple iPad Gaming: Need For Speed Demo[/ame]


    What are the best apps that could be ported to the ipad?[​IMG]
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    iChat and iLife would be a great start
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    ichat would be cool, the photos and faces looks amazing on the ipad
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    i wana play Super Mario Kart in my iPad
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    I will be looking for the following Apps
    • A cook book app that allows import and export
    • A "To Do" app that syncs with my Mac
    • A notes app that allows me to make sketches

    A feature I would like to see Apple add is streaming to an Airport Express. Right now I can stream audio from iTunes on any PC/Mac on my network to my stereo. I would love to be able to do the same from my iPad. I sent Steve Jobs an email about it. He should be getting back to me any time now :p.
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    The App brushes seems pretty good for sketching, the best drawing app on the market i think, there are a few note apps, im sure one will fit your needs, hopefully an ipad version will be availible too
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    streaming television / video

    Live sports on tv ; nacar; mma; football;
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    I'd like a vectorial type drawing software.
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    I was discussing this in another section of this forum but a Remote Desktop Application would be great. Not VNC, though. Remote Desktop comes with many more advantages, including speed.
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    I don't understand where you are drawing a distinction between a remote desktop and a VNC application (VNC stands for Virtual Network Computer). They are just 2 ways of saying the same thing.
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    Here's a good explanation:

    Remote Desktop Protocol [RDP] is semantic. The RDP is aware of controls, fonts, and other similar graphical primitives. This means that when rendering a screen across a network, this information is used to compress the data stream significantly. For instance, if you know that this region of the screen if occupied by a button, with the color grey, then you don't need to send an image of the button across the network, but merely information such as location of this button, size and color.

    VNC is "dumb" in this respect, and largely functions by sending the actual images across the network.

    RDP is tightly coupled to the Windows platform, where as VNC is available for most platforms. RDP is also seen as far more performant then VNC, due to the semantic advantage.

    Source
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    I don't use windows so that wouldn't help me much.
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    Yes, of course it doesn't apply to most people in this forum since it's only for PC's but I was talking about in general about which app I would like to see. I agree with you that iChat and iLife would be great applications to see on the iPad.
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    I cant wait for some gaming!, ive gone off all gaming the last few years, havent had the time
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    What about NoteBook by Circus Ponies? Notebook is an outstanding piece of software offering note taking, outlining and minor project management. It needs to be ported over to the iPad.
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    iWeb would be great. Actually the whole iLife suite would be awesome.
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    I have to agree with ilife to be ported, that would be perfect, on that screen too
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    With hurricane season coming up I'm going to need very good realtime radars. Looking forward to see what they come up with.
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    Did you see the SketchBook App from Autodesk? It looks really nice, I think it runs for $7.99 ...there are other contenders though and I'm sure more and more will fill the App store, it's only natural that a display that size would call for drawing/sketch apps like that...big market in my opinion.
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    Remote Desktop Client

    There is a new app that was loaded yesterday for the Ipad. Here is the screenshot. This one looks good but I really didnt want to spend 9.00 for an like this, although my work pc is on a windows network I do not have much of a choice.

    iTunes Store - Carter Harrison, LLC - WinAdmin, iPad Edition

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