The iPad App Store can be very intimidating at first, but once you get the hang of it, downloading apps is actually pretty easy. In fact, finding apps tends to be the real trick to learning the app store. With so many apps, it can be hard to locate the best ones, but once you do, it is easy to download the app to the iPad.
For this demonstration, we are going to download the iBooks app. This application from Apple really should be one of the default apps, but because there are a variety of different eBook stores on the iPad from the Kindle application to the Barnes & Noble Nook application, Apple has left it to the user to choose which bookstore to use.
The first thing we need to do in order to download the iBooks app is launch the App Store by touching the icon on the iPad's screen. I've highlighted the icon in the picture above.