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Apps want to be free, and we love ads (report)

In 2011, 80 percent of apps were free. Today, 90 percent of apps are free, with monetization provided via good old we-gather-an-audience-and-sell-its-attention strategy that has worked since the dawn of modern media.

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‘Vidora’ is a second screen iPad app all Apple TV owners should be using

Vidora’s Airplay integration is how I’d imagine what the Apple TV’s UX would be like if Apple wasn’t scared of cannibalizing iTunes video sales, and started sorting video content based on making it easier for users to find things. (Sort of like what would happen in a bizarro world where Woz was calling all the shots at Apple.)

Tumblr finally hits the iPad

Popular blogging service Tumblr has finally updated its native iOS app to support the iPad and iPad mini — a long waited moment for the millions of Tumblr fans around the world.

Worth a thousand words: 6 beautifully designed tablet apps

The following six jaw-dropping apps have turned our tablets on their ears by re-imagining what the form is capable of producing, striving beyond the usual boundaries to become something both impressive and exciting.

5 unexpected industry-specific iOS apps

Although Apple is fond of showing iPad users playing games, watching movies, and listening to music on its ubiquitous tablet, more and more industry professionals are finding ways to incorporate the iPad into genuinely productive enterprise-level work…