I have now spent a week with my 64GB AT&T 3G iPad and am convinced this was the right purchase for me and I cannot put it down.
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Streaming video content through different services is popular on the iPad and now ZumoCast lets you stream your own video collection to your iPad and iPhone.
Hulu is rolling out their subscription Hulu Plus service in limited beta for viewing at home and on the go with an iPhone or iPad. Sign up now to try to get on the beta list.
All three of us bought iPads so we offered up what we like and dislike about it and how it has worked in our lives so far. We also talked a bit about other tablets that are coming and have been released in the past and why the iPad is different.
Some apps were made larger to run on the iPad while others had some optimization. Evernote went even further and brings an experience similar to the desktop with support for the multi-touch capabilities of the iPad.
The large display of the iPad has the potential to greatly enhance apps found on the iPhone and the new beta version of Olive Tree BibleReader does just that. Bible reading and study on the iPad was a major reason I bought the iPad and Olive Tree shows why this will be compelling for me.
You may not have thought much about PIM on the iPad, but as you can see the Calendar is actually quite good and with the large display you may find yourself using it more than you do on your iPhone. Contacts and Notes are about the same as the iPhone and there are better notes options available.
Laridian's PocketBible for iPad is now available in the App Store and as a long time user of PocketBible on my Palm OS and Pocket PC devices I couldn't be happier. The Apple iPad is arguable the best electronic Bible study tool now available.
It looks like Verizon is trying to take advantage of the Apple name and is bundling a MiFi with a standard WiFi iPad and acting like it is something special. This is the same thing you can do with any carrier and a WiFi hotspot-enabled device.
Kobo is a nice client to have for ebook reading across a number of smartphone platforms and now they have their own eBook reader device. The Kobo eReader has been reviewed and looks quite good at $149.