The Apple iPad serves itself very nicely to apps that experience like they would create great coffee table books.
Flipboard for iPad
Flipboard is named as Apple’s iPad App of the Year and one of TIME’s top 50 innovations of 2010, Flipboard is a fast, beautiful way to flip through the news, photos and updates your friends are sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Flickr and Instagram. See your social media in a magazine layout that is easy to scan and fun to read. Share articles and photos, comment on posts, and like or favorite anything.
NBA Game Time: Courtside for iPad
NBA Game Time: Courtside is a live game companion that gives fans at-a-glance access to real-time player and team performance for the 2010-11 NBA playoffs.
Price: Free for Lite version and $4.99 for Full version
Art Authority for Ipad
“An experience unlike any other,” according to The NY Times Art Authority for iPad transports you to an enchanting, real-world art museum filled with works by more than 1,000 of the western world’s greatest artists, from ancient times to today. Over 50,000 paintings and sculptures, structured into eight period-specific rooms, each room an access to a whole museum’s worth of art.