Sunday, August 28, 2011

Traveling with an iPad

I've been traveling away from home for the last few weeks and still have a few weeks to go. I left the laptop at home and have come with just my iPhone and iPad 2. So far the experience has been great and I doubt I'll ever travel with my laptop again.
I've been in WiFi pretty much everywhere except when on the move, though I had to buy my mother a WiFi router (for £14s) since she didn't have one. FaceTime has worked perfectly allowing me to chat for ages with my lovely wife - who's not best pleased that I'm away for ages. My typing speed and fluency with the iPad's keyboard has improved with all the practice I've been getting, though I may pack my Apple wireless keyboard next time. I had to download Apple's Numbers spreadsheet app because I had a spreadsheet to deal with from work and none of the free spreadsheet apps really did the job. Apart from that the productivity apps I had preloaded have worked just great for me.