Control your GoPro camera with an Apple Watch

GoPro recently updated its iOS app to support the Apple Watch, allowing you to remotely start/stop recording and view a real-time video preview right from the watch. We took it out on a test flight recently to see if it lived up to expectations.

An iPad glare-reducing screen protector that actually works

One of the major weaknesses of the iPad is it's highly reflective screen. This new glare-reducing screen protector make the iPad much easier to view during the day, and also keeps the screen clean.

Updates to Sporty’s most popular iPad kneeboards

A kneeboard remains one of the most popular ways to secure an electronic flight bag in the cockpit. Two of the most popular iPad kneeboards, from Sporty's Flight Gear collection, were recently updated with some small but welcome changes.

Update: DeLorme inReach

Last August, we reported on the new Delorme inReach, a Bluetooth device that provides two-way satellite communication capability for any iPhone or Android device. A recent firmware update brings even better tracking for pilots--anywhere in the world.

Google Glass – the next cockpit gadget?

Google recently announced their Project Glass will hit the market by the end of the year. We consider a few (far fetched) possibilities for the gadget in this article.

Flight test: WingX Pro 7 and Dual XGPS170 ADS-B Receiver

The Dual XGPS170 ADS-B receiver is now available for WingX Pro iPad users. Learn all about it and see how the performance compares to Stratus and ForeFlight.

Tips for using Garmin Pilot with the VIRB camera

The Garmin VIRB is quickly becoming the preferred video camera among pilots, with its long battery life, color screen and built-in GPS. But one of the other nice features is its integration with Garmin's popular Pilot app, which allows you to control every feature of the VIRB remotely.

Does ADS-B weather work at high altitudes and in jets?

While ADS-B receivers have exploded in popularity over the past three years, some pilots assume these portable devices are only for piston airplanes. Why all the confusion?

Check it out: a dual iPad instrument panel

It was only a matter of time until the iPad found its way into an experimental airplane as the primary display for flight instruments, engine instruments and moving map. iPad Pilot News reader, pilot and aircraft builder Chris Brammer recently completed his Zenith CH750 STOL and equipped the instrument panel with 2 iPads front and center.

ADS-B Traffic 101

The new generation of portable ADS-B receivers for the iPad can receive traffic in addition to weather. But when do you see traffic? To help, we've created this simple graphic, which shows three common scenarios
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