New On This Trip

For the first time ever I am traveling to St Croix without my PC. This portal of choice with all its cords, mouse, cables etc is being replaced by my iPad….one clean little gadget the size of a small clipboard with only a charging cable and ear buds.  

My iPhone will be my camera and video recorder.  It is my camera of choice now and is always at my side.

I will be able to watch movies on the plane, surf the Internet, write and read blogs and facebook, do work if necessary, sign documents, and generally do what I can do on a PC at 1/3 of the space and with 10 hours of uninterrupted and un-tethered battery life.

I even typed the last blog posting on my iPad in the waiting room of a doctors office. I love the virtual keyboard.

With me I will have all my digital music and pictures and dozens of apps that make it work. 


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3 comments:

Rock Chef said...

You should get a job advertising those things! That is the first thing I have read that makes me actually want one!

Micky-T said...

I'm tempted but I've barely even used my laptop PC.

Maybe when we go, it'll be prudent to carry the two laptops as backups and the iPad as a mobile device along with boat electronics.

terri said...

I wondered about the virtual keyboard and if it would be a suitable replacement for the real thing.