There are overwhelming 15,000 apps for iPad in Apple Apps Store. Most of them are tagged with high prices just because of low competition. It will better to check freeware applications and games before going for paid one. Here is more than 30 iPad apps and games which are absolutely free and are useful too.
Tap Tap Radiation | Game
Tap Tap Radiation takes Tap Tap Revenge to the next level with an all-new music game designed exclusively for the iPad! Tap to the beats of more than 50 free and premium tracks including Mos Def, Lady Gaga, Pink, David Guetta and others.
02. NPR for iPad | News
Experience NPR in magazine style with a focus on News, Arts & Life, and Music content that’s broad, deep, and timely. It’s NPR like you’ve never seen us before. The app also replicates popular features of the NPR News iPhone app, including playlist, hourly newscasts,station finder, and sharing.
03. Evernote | Productivity
Evernote turns the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad into an extension of your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop.
04. ABC Player | Entertainment
One more way to watch your favorite ABC shows anywhere, any time. Watch your most loved ABC shows for free on the ABC.com Full Episode Player for the iPad! Watch full-length episodes of LOST, Grey’s Anatomy, Modern Family, Desperate Housewives and more.
05. Pandora Radio | Entertainment
Pandora Radio is your own free personalized radio now available to stream music on your iPhone or iPad. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs or classical composers and Pandora will create a “station” that plays their music and more music like it.
06. iBooks | ebook Reader
iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books, designed exclusively for iPad. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest best-selling books or your favorite classics – day or night.
07. The Weather Channel MAX | Weather
The Weather Channel Max for iPad is brought to you at no charge, courtesy of Toyota. It delivers in-depth weather, innovative maps, a robust video library, plus so much more.
08. WordPress | Blogging
It’s easy to manage your WordPress blog from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. With WordPress for iPhone OS, you can moderate comments and create or edit posts and pages. All you need is a WordPress.com blog or a self-hosted blog running WordPress 2.9.2 or higher.
09. IMDb | Entertainment
IMDb is the world’s largest collection of movie, TV and celebrity information. IMDb is the leading app on the iPhone and iPod Touch to find US showtimes, watch trailers, browse photo galleries, get US TV listings, find latest DVD releases, explore popular charts and share movie info
10. Zinio | Magazine Reader
Zinio gives you access to thousands of the world’s finest magazines, with full-color images in super high-fidelity, plus enhanced editions of select titles with audio, video and interactive extras. Zoom in and take a closer look, switch to enhanced text mode for easy reading, and flip through your library of magazines and books wherever you go.
11. Kindle | ebook Reader
The Kindle app is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, providing users the ability to read Kindle books using a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. You can discover and read over 450,000 books in the Kindle Store, including the latest best sellers and new releases. You can also read your Kindle books on your Mac, PC, BlackBerry, Kindle, and Kindle DX.
12. Now Playing | Entertainment
The line at the movies starts and ends in your pocket. With iPhone and Now Playing, you can read reviews, locate theaters and show times, even purchase tickets.
13. Netflix | Entertainment
Get Netflix on your iPad. Just download this free app and you can instantly watch TV shows & movies streaming from Netflix.
14. Top 100s by Year by Bing | Entertainment
Hear thousands of the greatest songs of all time.
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15. Simpson Arcade | Game
WOO HOO!…CLASSIC ARCADE GAME ACTION — FOR FREE! Get a FREE taste of Homer’s frosted fried dough fracas on iPhone® & iPod touch®. Then, upgrade to the full version for MORE.
16. Bing | Reference
See the Bing daily image and related trivia on the home screen. Search maps or the web with your voice – even say an address. Use Image Search and flick through previews. Download Bing today to find stuff nearby and get there fast.
17. Pets Live | Game
Explore the world to discover new pets of all shapes and sizes, from the ferociously fierce to the cute and huggable. Then raise them until they are strong enough to compete against other trainers in Pets LIVE™!
18. Burning Bubbles Lab | Games
Addictive bubble-shooter game. Comes with tons of levels. Although free, it’s the full version!
19. Eliminate Burst | Game
Playable over 3G or Wi-Fi, ELIMINATE invites you to join ranked competitions against other players in a variety of high fidelity arenas through the Plus+ Network. Send challenges to your friends using Push Notification and they can join your game with a press of a button — whether they’re currently in the game or not
20. Virtuoso Piano Free 2 | Music
Be the maestro with Virtuoso Piano Free, a new iPod touch, iPhone and iPad instrument. Learn and play the piano anytime and anywhere.
21. Solitaire| Game
This is your classic game of Solitaire for the iPhone or iPod Touch. Also known as Klondike, this is the most popular version of Solitare.
22. Facebook | Social networking
Facebook for iPhone makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Use your iPhone to start a conversation with Facebook Chat, check your friends’ latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number, or upload your own mobile photos to Facebook while on the go.
23. Google Mobile | Reference
Google Mobile App also links to Google’s other applications so that you can easily navigate to them.
24. Skype | Social networking
With Skype on your iPhone or iPod touch you can call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free. You can also call landlines and mobiles and send SMS anywhere in the world, at great rates. Skype is free to download and easy to use.
25. Cool Wallpapers | Entertainment
Over 15,000 wallpapers at your fingertips. Browse through a gallery of pictures by SHAKING, SWIPING or by TAPPING on the arrows on the toolbar.
26. textPlus | Social networking
textPlus – brings text to the iPad! It’s the ONLY FREE, UNLIMITED & GROUP TEXTING app for iPhone, iPod touch & now iPad! More than just app-to-app messaging, textPlus lets you send and receive texts with friends on ANY phone. Now in North America, text Canadian numbers for free. International texting is ALWAYS free when going app-to-app.
27. We Rule | Game
Direct your citizens to farm the land and harvest crops for sale. Extract natural land resources and develop your estate’s infrastructure. Expand housing, and collect taxes from your citizens.
28. JamPad | Music
A digital music maker at your fingertips. Play up to 4 instruments at once: piano, rhythm guitar, electric guitar, and drum kit. Slidable keyboard with 7 octave range. Electric guitar with virtual strings. Customizable rhythm guitar with different strumming and fingering options. Over 180 different drum beats and 6 drum kits to choose from.
29. GodFinger | Game
Perform an impressive array of Wonders to convert your planet’s inhabitants into devoted followers. Put your new followers to work – provide buildings, control the elements, and earn gold to continue leveling and customizing your planet.
30. PriceGrabber | Reference
The power of PriceGrabber.com at your fingertips. PriceGrabber.com’s application helps you quickly find the lowest price on millions of products from thousands of online merchants and sellers. Find products, compare prices, read product reviews and ratings – it’s all right in your hand!
31. WarChess HD | Game
WarChess is an action packed 3D interpretation of the game of chess, with the use of animation and special fx to visualize the battle of various chess pieces. Combining powerful 3D graphics, animated battle sequences, multiple themes and a speed chess mode, it promises to deliver the ultimate interactive chess experience.
32. USA Today | News
The latest news stories, scores, weather and photos you’ve come to expect from USA TODAY are now available in a beautiful new way, on your iPad. Staying informed has never been this quick, easy, or enjoyable.
33. Harbor Master HD | Game
Enjoy the best selling game Harbor Master on the beautiful big screen of the iPad. With completely new content and gorgeous high resolution graphics, Harbor Master HD will blow you away.
34. Labyrinth 2 HD Lite | Game
The sequel to the original labyrinth game is available for your iPad, now with new levels fitted perfectly for the bigger screen.
35. BBC News | News
Get the latest, breaking news from the BBC and our global network of journalists.
36. Pac-Man Lite | Game
Relive this classic with PAC-MAN Lite, a full-featured FREE version of PAC-MAN’s first stage! Who can forget the countless hours and quarters spent avoiding pesky ghosts while chompin’ on dots and gobbling up the fruit for bonus points?
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