On March 24th, WordPress announced that it has been working with Onswipe on a new WordPress plugin that makes sites more iPad-friendly or in their words, “reimagined for a touch experience”.
OnSwipe is a platform that helps publishers make their content more appealing on touch-enabled devices through web browsers.
The plugin makes your WordPress site iPad-optimized with HTML5, support for touch interactions, swiping, rotation, etc. WordPress says the functionality is already available and active for over 18 million blogs on WordPress.com. The plugin available for all self-hosted WordPress.org sites.