What’s on Your iPad: Beth Cheng

Beth Cheng iPad home screen

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our occasional series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy the heck out of these because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering new apps.

Today’s answers are provided by Beth Cheng. I’ve come to know Beth via Google+ and the excellent Educational Apps for Kids community that she runs there. Here’s a little more profile info on her:

Founder of http://igamemom.com, Beth has a strong passion in bringing new and fun learning experiences to children of all families.  In addition to sharing mobile learning resources on igamemom.com, she is also actively volunteering at local schools.

Here are Beth’s answers – questions are in regular text, answers are in italics:

Which iPad model do you use? (original or iPad 2, WiFi or WiFi + 3G, storage size) Any particular reasons for choosing this model?
 
We have an Original (WiFi only) and an iPAD mini.  The original iPAD is now my son’s.  I like it without WiFi, so I don’t have to worry about data usage on this one.
 
Do you use any sort of case with the iPad? If so, which one/s and why?
 
Original Apple iPAD cases for the Original iPAD, Poetic Slimline Portfolio Case. We did not think much, just bought what was available at the time. 

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What’s on Your iPad: Roxanne Wilson

Roxanne Wlison iPad home screen

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our occasional series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering new apps.

Today’s answers are provided by Roxanne Wilson. Roxanne is that rare person who seems to fit more into a typical day than most people fit into a week. I met her when we were both among the first 10 people in line for the iPad 2 a couple years ago outside our local Apple store here in Austin. We had several hours to talk about everything iPad and all sorts of other topics. The time flew by and it’s my favorite ever Apple line experience. I’ve followed Roxanne’s blog ever since and I’m very happy she took some time to do this post with me.  Here’s a little more profile info on her:

Roxanne is a television host on The Liquidation Channel and Jazzercise franchisee. A self-proclaimed “Girl-on-the-Go,” who is all things Austin, Texas.

Here are Roxanne’s answers – questions are in regular text, answers are in block quotes:

Which iPad model do you use? (original or iPad 2, WiFi or WiFi + 3G, storage size) Any particular reasons for choosing this model?

iPad2 WiFI + 3G
The 2 was a huge upgrade from the original, so I switched immediately, stood in line and everything. Since then I am waiting for my iPad2 to get too slow or a newer version that I just have to have.

Do you use any sort of case with the iPad? If so, which one/s and why?

Michael Kors Snakeskin Case – Zips and has a stand. It’s stylish and functional.
I also have the Red Apple case, the magnetic cover. I only use that once in a blue moon.

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What’s on Your iPad: Jordan Beel

Jordan Beel iPad home screen

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering new apps.

Today’s answers are provided by Jordan Beel. Jordan is an educator who is very interested in and involved in the subject of iPad in Education. Here’s a little more profile info on him:

I am a father of two and a high school assistant principal in West Michigan.  I’ve been in Education for 9 years, and have been intrigued and passionate about the integration of technology in the classroom since I began my career as a Social Studies teacher.  Our district is in the process of exploring options for an eventual 1:1 program as funds are made available, and I have been highly involved in that process as well as providing training for teachers & district administrators on several tech-related topics.  I’ve recently began reading the iPadinsight blog and it’s been great.  Keep up the good work!

Here are Jordan’s answers – questions are in regular text, Jordan’s answers are in block quotes:

Which iPad model do you use? (original or iPad 2, WiFi or WiFi + 3G, storage size) Any particular reasons for choosing this model?

I have the 3rd gen. WiFi model, 16GB.  I’ve also got the original iPad, which is now mostly relegated to use by my two children.  I keep most of my music on my iPhone, and don’t need the additional storage of a 32 or 64GB model.  With most of the documents I use stored in cloud-based services, it’s even more of a reason to just go with a smaller GB model.  I recently upgraded to the Verizon iPhone 5, and have been enjoying the WiFi hotspot feature with my iPad.

Do you use any sort of case with the iPad? If so, which one/s and why?

I’ve been using a pretty basic, black leather case from Snugg.  I recently got the Brydge Keyboard, which doesn’t really work well with any kind of additional case/protection, but looks fantastic.  I debated putting a matte finish screen protector on (I’ve got  one on my first gen. iPad), but didn’t want to take away from the retina display.  I still might put a glossy finish screen protector on, as I’m nearly obsessive about using a cleaning cloth to remove oily fingerprints on the screen.

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What’s on Your iPad: with Twelve South’s Andrew Green

Andrew Green first iPad home screen

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering new apps.

Today’s answers are from Andrew Green, one of the co-founders of Twelve South – makers of excellent, beautifully designed products for Mac and iOS devices. I’ve been a huge fan of Twelve South’s products for years now – several of them are within three foot of me as I write this, including the great HoverBar.  Here’s a little more bio info on Andrew:

Andrew Green is Creative Director, Co-founder, and self-proclaimed “Head Mac Geek” at Twelve South, a company that makes products for Mac only.

Here are Andrew’s answers – questions are in regular text, Andrew’s answers are in block quotes:

Which iPad model do you use? (original or iPad 2, WiFi or WiFi + 3G, storage size) Any particular reasons for choosing this model?

My new favorite is the iPad Mini — seems to be just the right size! I’m currently using it in a really cool BookBook for iPad Mini that’s coming soon.

Do you use any sort of case with the iPad? If so, which one/s and why?

My case of choice is BookBook. We make them first and foremost because we want them ourselves. I have played with the Apple Smart Cover to see for myself what the value equation is for someone looking at our BookBook vs. an Apple Smart Cover. I like how ours comes out.

 

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What’s on Your iPad: Tim Moore

Tim Moore iPad home screen

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering new apps.

Today’s answers are provided by Tim Moore. Tim is one of the most interesting people I follow and converse with on Google+. Here’s some bio information on him:

Tim is the author of upcoming book Hype Is Dead,  is a digital entrepreneur, and serves as an adviser for numerous large brands in Sports, Fashion and Entertainment. Tim lives in Wilmington, NC, and is the co-founder and CEO at CrushIQ. He provides strategic counsel, marketing guidance, and digital relationship best practices to several of CrushIQ’s top global accounts as well as maintaining  strong partner relationships with teams at  Google and Facebook. Previously, Tim was with The New York Times Company in a digital business solutions leadership role, and prior to that was the founder of numerous successful technology startups.

Tim is often on the road traveling to race tracks, sporting arena’s, speaking at conferences and workshops – all with his iPad in tow.

Here are Tim’s answers – questions are in regular text, Tim’s answers are in block quotes:

Which iPad model do you use? (original or iPad 2, Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi___33 + 3G, storage size) Any particular reasons for choosing this model?

I was an early adopter of the iPad, so I’ve had the original and currently use the iPad 2 3G  32Gb. The new retina display is nice on the new iPad, but not enough to make me change. I have my setup just the way I like it.

Do you use any sort of case with the iPad? If so, which one/s and why?

I have numerous, each for its own purpose. For daily use, I just use my Apple smart cover. When I’m traveling, I use my iLuv Professional case with the Bluetooth detachable keyboard. It by far is the best case for powers users who are on the road with a 3G tablet.

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What’s on Your iPad: Wayne Schulz

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering [...]

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What’s on Your iPad: Jim Secord

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What’s on Your iPad: Marianne Schultz

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering [...]

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What’s on Your iPad: Beth Elderkin

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering [...]

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What’s on Your iPad: Lee Sandstead

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering [...]

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What’s on Your iPad: Jennielle Strother

What’s on Your iPad? A simple question but one that leads to some fascinating answers. This is another installment of our now-regular series of What’s on Your iPad posts. I enjoy these a lot because I love seeing how people put their iPads to use – and I find them a great resource for discovering [...]

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