Apple iPad 2 Tablet eBook Reader Review
The iPad 2 is lighter and faster than the original.
Apple's App Store is a monster, with hundreds of thousands of apps available, both free and paid. The range of functionality available is really quite impressive, spanning from high functionality business applications to low brow humor. The App Store also has quite a few high-production games coming available, as many major game developers have re-released or produced original content for the iPad 2.
Although the App Store has quite a few selections, it's a bit of a walled garden—it's a huge landscape, sure, but it's closed off nonetheless. All apps, both free and paid, have to be approved by Apple before they'll appear in the store. This means you won't find a new email client or internet browser: Apple feels these offer redundant functionality. Again, despite censorship and monopoly maintenance, the Apple offers more apps than any other platform out there, including Android (at least as of the publish date).
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