10 Apple iPad apps to enjoy this summer Summary: My iPad is an essential travel companion and there are some apps that come in handy during certain times of the year. I enjoy using these 10 apps during the summer season. By Matthew Miller | July 1, 2012 -- 04:18 GMT (21:18 PDT) Follow @palmsolo Previous | Next Image 6 of 12 My family and friends use Facebook to communicate and share photos so I find it essential on the iPad. Topic: iPad Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.