Traveling? Consider Taking the iPad and Leaving the Laptop


Pete Mortensen, writing for Cult of Mac, tells how he depended on the iPad while traveling overseas for nearly a month. In his first article, he tells what tasks worked well on the iPad, comments on the gestural interface, and assesses the iPad is as a traveling device. In a followup article, he lists 10 reasons why you should take the iPad instead of a laptop or notebook computer on your next trip.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.