Handmark (http://www.metropcs.com/pocketexpress/) — which specializes in the development and distribution of mobile media — has announced its support of the iPad.

The company plans to bring a variety of apps it powers for media partners to the iPad, in addition to its own, branded mobile apps. Handmark currently supports mobile applications for a variety of brands around the world including Zagat, New York Daily News, Forbes, Oxford University Press, Goal.com and others.

The iPad adds to the broad portfolio of mobile platforms Handmark supports, including iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Palm webOS, Kindle and others.