25 Best iPad Apps

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The iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display boast some impressive technical specs, but it's the 475,000 apps on Apple's App Store that make the devices must-haves. Google Play and the Windows Store are still playing catch-up in terms of tablet-optimized applications, and there's something for everyone on the iPad.

Hardcore gamers can enjoy stunning titles, including "The Walking Dead" and "Knights of the Old Republic," while there's always "Netflix" and "HBO GO" for TV junkies. Factor in the troves of social networking, creativity and productivity apps on the App Store, and you've got thousands of reasons to stay glued to your iPad. Here are our 25 favorites.

Author Bio
Michael Andronico
Michael Andronico, Editor
A devout gamer and tech enthusiast, Mike Andronico joined the Laptop team in July 2013. With a B.A. in Journalism from Purchase College and experience at GameNGuide, Examiner and 2D-X, Mike tackles everything from iPhone rumors to in-depth hardware reviews.
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