Apple’s latest gadget iPad has been in the news since it was announced. Now that the iPad has been made available in stores for US market, the buzz on iPad related news is more vibrant now. Though the iPad has a number of features supporting User Interface supported through iPad Software. Apple has built iPad on the same operating system of mobile OS platform OS X. Apart from that, the power of iPad will be unleashed through internet access on this device and browsing capabilities built on top using Safari, entertainment quotient through iPad games and applications.
The success of iPad very much relies on the kind of applications that connect people to the things that are close to their lives. It is expected that Apple is set to sell around 6 million iPad units this year. That means a huge potential for the iPad apps too! In order to tap that user base, Yahoo! has come up with entertainment apps for iPad. Here is a bit of information about those applications. Yahoo! has launched their first ever application for Apple’s iPad called “Yahoo! Entertainment” that extends realtime content from various local providers, TV show recommendations, entertainment articles and videos from across the internet.
Predominant features of this Yahoo! Entertainment application include the TV shows you want to watch, Videos designed for iPad and the top current news articles as well as photos from internet. You can plan your viewing with an interactive program guide that highlights your favorite TV shows. Also, you can get the lineup from your local provider; see programs by time, day, channel, content, or genre; or just find your favorites. Always view the latest video feeds from top providers in sports, news, finance, entertainment, business, weather, and more. Watch popular Yahoo! created content like Tech Ticker, Primetime in No Time, and Daytime in No Time – all designed for viewing on your iPad. Also, stay on top of current news articles and photos, delivered 24/7 to your iPad, with in-depth coverage in key areas. Read fashion articles, advice columns, book reviews, odd stories, entertainment news, comics, and more.
Yahoo! is all set to take the advantage of iPad to make the app’s page easily navigable. It can be accessed in both portrait or landscape modes on the iPad. With Yahoo! jumping into the bandwagon of iPad apps, there are more to follow in the days to come. That means more feast for the end users to choose from a variety of different apps coming from various sources.