Apple has made a habit of delivering new gadgets that live up to the hype that propaganda and advertising creates. iPad, in a category of its own, maybe somewhere between an iPhone and a laptop, has caught the public imagination and iPads are selling like hot cakes. Its 9.7 inch touch-sensitive screen, virtual keyboard, sharp graphics, number of easy-to-use features, light weight, and instant internet connectivity make it a perfect device for browsing the internet. Numerous applications made for iPhone are available for use in the iPad and various others are being developed, keeping in mind the special opportunities that iPad’s 9.7 inch screen presents.
Just as the super-success of iPhone and other Smartphones fuelled the demand for new applications, the popularity of iPad has created a huge market for iPad apps. Many of the applications created for iPhone can be used in iPad, but a strong need for applications that fully utilize the possibilities offered by iPad’s unique features has grown. iPad satisfies the general requirements of sending and receiving email, but loading a few applications can easily make it function as a quality e-reader, a cook book, a phone, a video game, a music player and you can even watch movies on it!
Applications already available for iPhone may fit iPad, but it’s not a perfect fit. As the popularity of iPad grows, the demand for applications tailor-made for it increases. As a consequence, iPad application development has evolved as the most rapidly growing part of the software development industry. Companies experienced in developing solutions for iPhone have an upper hand in this field, owing to the similarity between the iPhone and iPad development.
An iPad, loaded with the right applications, will definitely provide the user with Entertainment. Innovative applications like Netflix that allow the users to watch television shows, favorite movies, sports and a lot more. Gaming corners a huge chunk of the iPad Application Development market and games like angry birds, Sudoku, shoot helicopters, and many other such applications, are downloaded on a large scale.
iPad users also use various utility apps help them convert temperatures, calculate their loan payments, keep an eye on the stock market trends, and more. Search tool apps, new apps, travel apps, sports apps, weather apps, productive apps of different kinds add spice and value to the life of iPad users.
The success of an iPad application development company depends on its ability to create innovative and original apps that entertain and help the users. Since the launch of iPad, 200,000 new applications have been developed. There is a huge market for creating ingenious and customized apps that add comfort and value to the customers. Along with the demand for more and more apps, there are more and more companies offering to develop iPad apps. In such an environment, the companies that quickly succeed in understanding the market trends and making optimum utilization of the iPad’s special features will make their mark and corner a huge chunk of the iPad application development market.