Tag Archives: iPad

My favorite travel gear – electronics edition

As I have spent more time traveling over the past several months, I’ve settled on a set of must-have electronics that make the logistics a lot easier. I thought I would share some of my favorites. Take the HEAVIER iPhone … Continue reading

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FaceTime in the car for the ultimate GPS

One of the recurring themes in my marriage to my wife Aviva is her getting lost and calling me for help. When this started almost 16 years ago, she was new to Boston and had a job that required driving around … Continue reading

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Home Science Experiment: Improvised digital microscope for kids using an iPhone and Apple TV

Last week, I came across an interesting post about how DIY enthusiasts could remove a lens from a laser pointer and use it to create a simple microscope using an iPhone. I like doing experiments with my kids and teaching them … Continue reading

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An easy workaround for getting Gmail Push Notifications while using iPhone’s Mail app

I finally received my iPhone 5S after a three week wait. While I am excited to have my new phone, it has meant giving up on using ActiveSync to get email pushed directly to my phone from my gmail account. … Continue reading

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Using your iPad or iPhone to sign contracts electronically or scan documents

My wife and I both switched jobs this year, so we have had to email a large number of documents back and forth. There were employment contracts to sign, background forms to complete, and so on. Before the days of … Continue reading

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Laptops are not very portable, so go buy an iPad mini

A week ago, I received my iPad mini.  I do have to say that I love it, which probably isn’t too surprising if you read my other posts.  What surprised me was just how much I love it. I decided to … Continue reading

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Answered: How long does it take an Apple Store order to move from “Preparing for Shipment” to “Shipped”?

At last!  My iPad Mini has been shipped! A few weeks ago I ordered an iPad Mini.  We already have two iPads, but we also have two kids, so I hardly ever get to use them – this one will … Continue reading

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