Facebook finally launches its iPad app

It’s only taken the team at Facebook 18 months, but they’ve finally managed to launch a dedicated version of their iOS app for iPad. The good news is that...


It’s only taken the team at Facebook 18 months, but they’ve finally managed to launch a dedicated version of their iOS app for iPad. The good news is that it’s pretty sweet.

The Facebook iPad app offers a full screen look at your latest news feed, notifications and updates. A column down the right hand side lets you chat with online friends, while dragging the screen from left to right brings up a list of shortcuts to all your favourite parts of Facebook, including pages, groups and apps. Videos embedded in your news feed can be streamed to a computer or Apple TV using AirPlay, as well as playing on the iPad itself.

Sure, it’s not going to cure cancer anytime soon, but if you use Facebook and own an iPad, it’s a must buy.

Price: Free
Web: iTunes

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Nick Broughall is the Australian Editor of TechRadar.com, where he gets to indulge his passion for geekery and the lastest technology. He is also the Editor of EFTM.com.au, where he gets to indulge his passion for manliness, from sampling fine liquor to the joys of growing a beard. It's a pretty good life, really.
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