Update: Keeping Tabs on the Weather With the iPad

On June 6, 2010 I wrote a post about how I use the iPad to keep tabs on the weather.  In the three months since that article I have found two other applications that I think are worth mentioning.RadarScope displays images from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

How I use the iPad for Reading/Reference

Tired of carrying around tons of books for reference or spiritual study?  Here is how I’ve lightened my load using the WiFi Apple iPad. eBooks Both Kindle and iBooks bring a great experience to the iPad.  The display is gorgeous and makes it seem like you’re...

Using the iPad to Keep Tabs on the Weather

I have two hobbies that are intertwined with each other: amateur (ham) radio and weather.  As a ham radio operator I participate in Skywarn, a joint program between the National Weather Service and communities or organizations where individuals report weather events...

Using the iPad for Media

As visitors to this site may have read, I purchase an Apple iPad shortly after they came out, and I promised to write about how I have been using it in various facets of life.  To give you the short story, it is great for media. Music I routinely use the iPod to play...

My First Week With Apple’s iPad

Apple’s marketing machine created extensive hype around the “magical and revolutionary” new iPad, released on April 3, 2010. It’s proven by masses of people huddled around demonstration tables in Apple’s retail stores, the buzz on various tech blogs, and the amount of...