A day ahead of the Apple tablet's launch, the apps are coming fast and furious from Netflix, EA, Yahoo, The New York Times, Cisco, Discovery, and others.
Famed for its home delivery of movies on DVD, Netflix has added streaming video to its repertoire. Its iPad app here shows a movie being streamed on the Apple tablet. The app is free, said Netflix, adding: "Streaming to iPad is at no additional cost to Netflix members on plans starting at just $8.99 a month."
Game publisher Electronic Arts on Friday announced the availability of five games for the iPad: Scrabble (under license from Hasbro in the U.S. and Canada only), Tetris, Need for Speed: Shift, Mirror's Edge, and Command & Conquer: Red Alert. This is the Scrabble app.
All that whimsy will cost you $2.99--a limited sale price that, the company says, expires on Mozart's birthday.