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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Migrating our app to the iPad

Upon its unveiling, the iPad was written off by critics as no more than a large iPod touch. It wasn't until the typical users were able to use the device that people soon realized that the device wasn't a magnifed version of the iPhone or iPod touch. The screen resolution, form factor, and portability of the device lent the iPad a completely different usage experience.

Let's take a look at different ways in which a user can use our app on the iPad and how this affects interface design.

Getting ready

For this application, we should have an iPad device on hand with several iPhone-only applications loaded, along with several iPad-optimized applications as well. Several well designed iPad-optimized applications to consider ...

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