The Apple iPad can still be considered the new sensation in technology. With its touch-screen enabled capability it offers many useful features. To some it may seem like the iPad is only good for facetime, playing games, emailing or web searches for things like California skydiving. In fact many have claimed the iPad to be nothing more than an enlarged iPhone. However, there is more functionality to the iPad than what there appears to be.
Since the laptop came on the scene, it seemed like it was the absolute solution to completing work on-the-go. Now with the iPad, there is the possibility of even more convenience than ever before.
The iPad is lightweight and compact, which makes it ideal for mobile users who need to make presentations or for students who want less to carry when it comes time to take notes and complete assignments. Even for freelance writers it is a great way to complete projects.
The touch screen is ideal for selecting options, but it is a pain when it comes time to type. The virtual keypad serves its purpose, but to have more functionality, it’s a good idea to invest in a wireless keyboard. This will help you get work done and communicate with more speed.
Your iPad and wireless keyboard can fit well in a durable case. The case will not get in the way of the keyboard or screen, instead it simply acts as a cover-like glove. There are also keyboards available that also serve the purpose of cover.
Depending on the type of iPad you have, you can have wifi access enabled without a monthly plan. Some are wifi accessible wherever there are hotspots, like the local coffee shop. Others have wifi connections at all times.
Apps Available for Almost Every Program
The saying is there is an app for almost everything on the iPad. Many complained the iPad doesn’t stand up well against a PC because there was not a operating system that was useful for those accustomed to Windows programs like Microsoft Office. Yet, there are apps that allow functions similar to Office, which allow users to type documents and create spreadsheets.
The work is usually saved on the hard-drive and/or a cloud-based system versus a flash drive or other physical space. If you take the time to search for the right app for your needs, 9 times out of 10 you will find it.
If you already own an iPad, you know how convenient it may be for viewing and making videos, taking pictures and emailing. Now you can use this information to make your iPad useful to complete assignments too.