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Countdown to iPad – Podcast Cohort (Use Case 36)

iPad - podcatching with attitude
iPad - podcatching with attitude
Nothing embodies new media quite like podcasts, they are neither tied to time nor device. And just as blogs have given way to millions of citizen journalists, podcasts have ushered in the era of personal/proletariat broadcasting. Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Teleprompter (Use Case 35)

iPad enters stage left
iPad enters stage left

1. ProPrompter HD-i (shown with iPad)
2. Screen shot from ProPrompter iPhone App

In just a few moments of researching the teleprompter use case, I discovered a product has already been announced. Bodelin Technologies is shipping ProPrompter HD-i (Made for iPad) on April 12, 2010 to coincide with the opening of the NAB Show 2010 (see NAB and NAB Show below). Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Game Changer (Use Case 34)

Why granny, what a cool computer you have!
Why granny, what a cool computer you have!
Our next use case illustrating iPad as a game-changing device is drawn from the website NorthTemple and from the personal experience of one of their regular contributors Rob Foster. Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Big iPod Touch (Use Case 33)

A touch of magic
A touch of magic
“While the rumor mill was churning with all kinds of crazy possibilities for the Apple tablet, I mostly rolled my eyes, because I felt strongly that all Apple needed to do to revolutionize computing was simply to make an iPhone with a large screen. Anyone who feels underwhelmed by that doesn’t understand how much of the iPhone OS’s potential is still untapped,” wrote Joe Hewitt (see below), software engineer from Santa Cruz, CA. Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Portfolio (Use Case 32)

iPad: best of show
iPad: best of show
Photographers, designers and artists rejoice… iPad, the ultimate portfolio has arrived! Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Whatcha got cookin’? (Use Case 31)

Cookbook 1.0
Cookbook 1.0
Cookbook 2.0
Cookbook 2.0
After years of use, traditional cookbooks have sticky, dirty and missing pages. Its time the cookbook got a make-over. The latest recipe for successful cooking has not one, but two secret ingredients, the iPad and wireless trackpad. The iPad not only organizes your recipes, but allows you to easily add new favorites. The wireless/washable trackpad keeps your shiny new cookbook from falling victim to sticky fingers, spills and other kitchen mishaps. You’ll love cooking with the iPad! Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Hi-Tech and Hi-Art (Use Case 30)

iPad: Get the picture
iPad: Get the picture
Art galleries will never be the same. Stroll through galleries at your own pace, enjoying the serenity and beauty within. iPad multi-media presentations allow you the freedom to move from piece to piece, learning about art and artist alike. Drink in art and nibble on knowledge before moving on to another labor of love. iPad transforms art galleries into “Masterpiece Theater.” Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Overnight Success (Use Case 29)

iPad: On the move
iPad: On the move
Overnight package services like FedEx and UPS have long been leaders in leveraging technology to their advantage. GPS enabled trucks, route planning, bar coding, handheld scanners and electronic signatures are the hallmarks of high-tech shipping. Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – Life of the Party (Use Case 28)

Here's looking at you
Here's looking at you
What do you get when you put an iPad, a digital camera with an EyeFi card in a room full of friends/family? Fun, fun and more fun. Continue reading

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Countdown to iPad – iPad vs. hungChad (Use Case 27)

iPad: Farewell to Chad
iPad: Farewell to Chad
The Year is 2000, it’s the closest presidential race in the history of the United States… the US Consitution hangs by a chad. Fast forward to the 2012 US elections, no chad/no debate. iPad delivers secure accurate voting in real-time. Vote for iPad and keep democracy safe for a new generation.

iPad – Your new running mate


Countdown to iPad Series – There are countless articles and posts citing what the iPad isn’t or won’t be good at. We think they are wrong. Join us as we celebrate the countdown to iPad’s debut by posting a daily iPad use case. Think of the possibilities!


We have many iPad use case scenarios queued up, but could always use more. Please comment and share your iPad ideas below.

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Countdown to iPad – Get in line (Use Case 26)

iPad: time management well in hand.
iPad: time management well in hand.
A thread in Google Answers claims the average person “spends an estimated 45 to 62 minutes waiting everyday. That’s about 3 years in a 70 year lifetime. ” Though I can’t confirm the precise number, that seems to be the way my day goes. Continue reading

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