Summertime--and the tablet apps are everywhere. With the recent launch of the Apple iPad 2, application developers just keep on finding new ways to exploit the tablet's portability and beautiful display. Check out these free and low-cost tools for planning summer fun, or just kicking back during your vacation time.
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Nothing says summer like outdoor barbeques. If there's a rainy day or you just need to brush up on your grilling skills, check out More Grillin'—a fun way to master your grilling skills virtually. You can cook food like turkey burgers, shrimp kabobs, and more than 20 side dishes to go with your grilled food. Share your score to the worldwide leader board, or share your meal creations via Skype and Facebook. Just remember not to overcook the steaks! The app will cost you just 99 cents.
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