Networks Unveil iPad ApplicationsMedia companies roll out products in advance of Apple product launch 4/02/2010 11:21:45 AM Eastern
The highly-anticipated release of Apple's iPad is Saturday, Apr. 3 and networks are rapidly unveiling apps for the new device. Follow B&C's coverage of the rollout here.
The Walt Disney Co. unveiled several applications for Apple's
forthcoming iPad featuring its television, film and publishing
properties, including an ABC Player App for watching shows like Lost.
The Weather Channel is the latest media provider to unveil an App for the iPad. The
Weather Channel app includes an extensive map index, enhanced video
center and severe weather coverage alerts. Toyota is the app's sponsor.
It is currently available free at the online App Store.
The National Basketball Association has pulled back the curtain on its
iPad application. Designed to be used while watching playoff games, the
"NBA Game Time: Courtside" app will give users access to stats and
details typically reserved for the courtside announcers.
MTV Networks is releasing four applications to coincide with the launch of Apple's iPad tablet device. The apps feature content and branding from MTV and Nickelodeon with two other apps providing original games.
Discovery Channel will have a presence on the Apple iPad on day one
with its Mythbusters application. Created in conjunction with developer
Phunware and based on the similar iPhone application, the app will cost