Chapter 3: Apps for Road Warriors

In This Chapter

check.png Arranging travel

check.png Finding the best hotels

check.png Locating restaurants

check.png Using maps and travel guides

check.png Tracking your expenses

check.png Staying connected

iPad is practically perfect for people who have to travel a lot for business or who love to travel for pleasure. It’s lightweight, slender, and stays powered up for about ten hours at a time. Depending on the model, you can connect around the world using 3G/4G or Wi-Fi (or both) to stay in touch or browse the Internet for whatever you need. You have an onscreen keyboard, so you don’t have to tote around a physical keyboard. Robust business apps such as those in the iWork suite let you get work done as you travel. You may never drag a laptop on a trip again!

That’s why, in this chapter, the focus is on how people on the road can use iPad. I start by pointing out the pre-installed apps that work for ...

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