Apple introduces new iPad

Apple today announced a new iPad model, featuring significant improvements to the device's hardware. The most notable feature is the new Retina display, which now has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels - four times that of the iPad 1 & 2.

Plenty of iPad seminars at Airventure 2013

If there were any doubt about the iPad's popularity among pilots, a look at the forum schedule for EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2013 should make it clear. EAA's list shows over 30 seminars on iPad apps, accessories and tips. Here are some highlights

iPad Pro now available for sale

The new 13" iPad Pro is now available to order from Apple's online store. Here we'll take a look at what's new and all the specs to help you decide if it's worth the upgrade.
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3 reasons the new iPhone 5 is good for pilots

Unless you are living under a rock, you probably heard that Apple announced the latest version of their best-selling iPhone today--the iPhone 5. Why should pilots care? Actually, there are some new features here that are helpful for pilots.

FAA completes ADS-B network

In a rare case of a government agency hitting a deadline (well, almost), the FAA announced this month that the nationwide network of ADS-B ground stations is complete. Check out the final map in this article.

Pilot’s guide to iOS 10

The much-anticipated iOS 10 software update is now available for your iPhone and iPad. There are several things pilots should take into consideration when deciding when to update, and we’ll cover them here. We’ll also take a look at several new iOS 10 features that pilots should take note of after updating.

New iPad webinar coming up this Wednesday

Join Bret Koebbe from Sporty's Pilot Shop at EAA's free webinar covering the latest in iPad apps, accessories and tips & tricks. Learn more about the presentation and how to register here.

ForeFlight moves beyond DUATS

ForeFlight has gone one step further in its transition away from DUATS services by integrating a new Lockheed Martin route tool for improved flight planning. They're also recommending pilots discontinue using the DUATS weather briefing tool in the app.
Stratus for iPad

Sporty’s introduces weather receiver for ForeFlight

Sporty’s has introduced the Stratus, a portable weather receiver specifically made for the iPad. It combines an ADS-B and GPS receiver into a single unit that wirelessly streams NEXRAD radar, text weather, TFRs and aircraft position to the popular ForeFlight Mobile app for iOS devices.

Apple announces new iPhones and final details on iOS 7

Apple announced two new iPhone models today, and the release date of the free iOS 7 upgrade. We have the details here.
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