New iPad Gets an iLife

In addition to launching the new iPad yesterday, Apple also introduced iPhoto for iPad and iPhone, and major updates to iMovie and GarageBand, completing its suite of iLife apps for iOS. The new models Retina display and pun-stretching iSight 5 megapixel camera will be taken advantage of by the apps.

“With the introduction of iPhoto, we’ve brought the entire suite of iLife apps to iOS,” says Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. “Whether brushing an effect onto a photo, shooting a movie trailer or jamming with friends to record a song, iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand let you make amazing creations on iPad and iPhone.”

iPhoto is a mobile redesign of Apple’s photography app, using multi-touch gestures for navigation and editing of images, and the ability to publish photos via iCloud.