A Beginner’s Guide to Using Your iPad as a Business Productivity Tool

Dave Caolo

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Introduction

This is the computer you’ve been waiting for. And no, it’s not a toy.

Years ago, when business machines were hulking beige boxes that commandeered one’s desk and time, Apple introduced the Macintosh. With its icons, mouse, and cute little trash can, many dismissed it as a plaything. Certainly not the kind of machine meant for serious work.

In the last year, two interesting things have happened. Apple enjoyed its most successful period to date, and the iPad was launched, eliciting those old conceptions. Some see the iPad as an entertainment ...

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