When it comes to the tablet market, Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad remains dominant, and it isn't hard to see why: The biggest advantage Apple's iPad has over its rivals from Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is its app store. There are literally hundreds of thousands of apps that were designed specifically for the iPad, taking advantage of the tablet's screen size to offer the best mobile computing experience.

The following slideshow highlights 10 of the best apps available. These apps run the gamut. From reading to online storage to editing photos and playing games, these apps should appeal to virtually all iPad owners. Some of them are offered up as a better alternatives to Apple's own apps, while others allow owners to use their iPad in completely new ways.