New iPad launches with lineup of Retina Display, quad-core optimized apps

Published Date
16 - Mar - 2012
| Last Updated
16 - Mar - 2012
New iPad launches with lineup of Retina Display, quad-core optimi...

If you thought it would take time for Apple’s app library to house a plethora of apps that would take advantage of the New iPad’s Retina Display, then you were wrong.

The New iPad hits store shelves today in the U.S. and there are already quite a few apps that have received updates to support the new 9.7-inch display’s 2048 x 1536 resolution.

Infinity Blade 2 is a game that showed off the graphical capabilities of the iPad 2, now supports the New iPad’s super-sharp resolution making the game look even more gorgeous. Epic Games, the creators of the Infinity Blade franchise showed off Infinity Blade Dungeons at the launch event of the New iPad. The game is designed to take advantage of Apple’s new A5X chip that boasts of a dual-core processor and quad core graphics.

Apple has made a new section on the app store called “Great apps for the new iPad”. This section houses all the apps that have been optimized to take advantage of the new hardware under the hood and the Retina Display.

Some apps that users can check out once they have their hands on the new iPad are:

  • Barefoot World Atlas
  • Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy
  • Tweetbot
  • Flight Control Rocket
  • Solar Walk – Solar System 3D Model
  • Touchgrind BMX
  • New York Times for iPad
  • Another Monster at the End of This Book
  • Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nations
  • Readability
  • Sketchbook Pro for iPad
  • Infinity Blade 2
  • Stock Touch
  • The Daily
  • Mass Effect Infiltrator
  • Martha Stewart Cookies
  • The Early Edition 2
  • Real Racing 2 HD
  • Reeder for iPad
  • Evernote
  • Day One (Journal Diary)
  • Order & Chaos Online
  • MLS MatchDay 2012
  • Incredibooth
  • Joining Hands
  • ABC Player
  • Star Walk for iPad
  • Diamond Dash
  • iStopMotion for iPad
  • Labyrinth 2 HD
  • Calcbot
  • Foosball HD

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Sameer Mitha lives for gaming and technology is his muse. When he isn’t busy playing with gadgets or video games he delves into the world of fantasy novels.