Magazine article Journal of Property Management

Thinner, Lighter, Faster: In the Case of the iPad 2 Second Is the Best, and ThirdRail Is Slimmer Than the Rest

Magazine article Journal of Property Management

Thinner, Lighter, Faster: In the Case of the iPad 2 Second Is the Best, and ThirdRail Is Slimmer Than the Rest

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AN APPLE FOR TEACHER

Apple's latest iPad incarnation, the iPad 2, is thinner, lighter and faster and also includes a camera that improves the already legendary iPad line. Both the iPad and iPad 2 have captured the lion's share of the tablet market with combined sales in excess of 28 million units, compared to the fewer than 1.5 million units sold by competitors.

For me, the most compelling reason to transition from the iPad to the iPad 2 is the increased speed and the perpetually "on" video-out connection, both of which are powered by new hardware, including a dual-core processor and a robust video card.

Are you making a presentation that requires a projector or monitor? Gone arc the days of having to check to make sure the app you are using supports a video-out connection. The iPad 2 has the ability to simultaneously display contents on your screen and the projector, making it an indispensable presentation or teaching tool.

As an added bonus, if you are meeting with clients, you can conveniently access your data and files through inexpensive apps like GoodReader and Dropbox. Download the free Google Earth app, and you can use it to show the geographical area of a specific site or project. …

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