Oscar Backstage Pass: This is a great idea: An application that allows you to view the Oscars exactly how you want. Just click where you want to be in a map, and it will show real time video from that camera. A perfect way to stalk your favorite stars from the red carpet to the moment they sit their butts in the Kodak Theatre and the Governors Ball. ABC's Oscar Backstage Pass is just $1 and it is designed for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.


Appetites: A convincing take on the the "cookbook of the future," Apetites offers nicely produced video walkthroughs of a good number of dishes. The app download comes with 7; after that you'll have to shell out a buck a pop. $5.

Adult Swim: Adult Swim has a free app that lets you stream full episodes of all your favorite shows (and various clips!). There's also a TV schedule, a dashboard to get all their games (that you have to pay to play) and the iPad version even throws in a music player, a clock, weather and a calculator. Why? Who knows! Free.


DSLR Camera Remote HD: OnOne's Camera Remote app now comes in an iPad-friendly version that makes it easier to make adjustments with a larger UI and higher-resolution viewfinder. You'll need a Nikon or Canon DSLR, a Wi-FI enabled computer and $50.


MLB.com At Bat 11: Spring is in the air, position players have reported and that means a new MLB At Bat is available to download. MLB At Bat 2011 is the most excellent sports app around and makes it easy peezy to keep track of America's past time. $15.

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