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« on: January 28, 2020, 04:05:20 pm »

The iPad certainly grew up to be its own viable gaming machine

On January 27, 2010, in San Francisco, Steve Jobs made the announcement for a revolutionary new product called the iPad. This was before tablets were mainstream, and many people (myself included) were thinking, do we really need a big giant iPod touch/iPhone?

But boy, the iPad is so much more useful than that. It was a way for us to get some work done in a more portable fashion than lugging around a heavier laptop, or watch some movies or read a book, and of course, play some games in our spare time.

It's been 10 years since the iPad first hit the market, and it's amazing how much the gaming scene has changed since then.

The evolution of gaming on the iPad



When the iPad first came out, the App Store had only been around for two years. The games in the App Store had separate downloads for the iPhone and iPad (before universal apps were a thing), even though the iPad versions usually were the same thing as the iPhone, but...bigger. Yes, it was easier to see everything happening o...

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