Chapter 3: Apps for Road Warriors
In This Chapter
Finding the best hotels
Using maps and travel guides
Tracking your expenses
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 travelers ...