It's here! Your iPad, that is. There are thousands of apps in the App Store, and we've already chosen the best of the best, in Gizmodo's Essential iPad Apps Directory. We'll be updating it all weekend, so keep checking back.
Apps are still getting approved at a terrifying clip. We've added the best of the second wave to the Essential iPad Apps guide, including iBooks (ebook reading), iDisplay (use the iPad as a second monitor), SoundHound (recognize any song via microphone), Pandora (unlimited, custom radio), Dragon Dictation and more.…
The iPad App Store is open! Here are the best of the apps so far—the ones you'll actually want when you finally get your iPad.