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.

Sporty’s E6B app updated with new multitasking features

Sporty's E6B Flight Computer app was recently updated to take advantage of the new iOS 9 multitasking features for iPad. Here we'll show you how they work and how to make the most of the new capability when flying with the app.

Aerovie app grows up – 4 features to know about

Aerovie Reports began as a fairly niche app, mostly known as a way to submit and review PIREPs. In the past 6 months, though, the app has grown into much more and can now be considered a full electronic flight bag (EFB) app. Its strong point is weather, both preflight and in-flight; here are four unique features to know about.

FltPlan Go adds visual cloud analysis tool

The FltPlan Go app recently added a new tool that allows you to visually estimate cloud tops using your iPad's built-in accelerometer and camera. We'll show you how to use it here.

ForeFlight 7.5 adds new logbook, area forecast discussions

ForeFlight took another step forward today in its goal to be an all-in-one aviation app for iPad pilots. The latest update adds a full-featured logbook, making it easy for pilots to manually and automatically log flights, track hours, review currency, and record certificates and ratings.

Choosing the right iPad GPS – tips for pilots

After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?

New Stratus video tips released

To help pilots get the most out of the Stratus line of ADS-B receivers, Sporty's Pilot Shop recently released 5 new videos in a series of tips for ForeFlight users. Check them all out here.

Tips for using the Garmin D2 Bravo and Garmin app

The Garmin D2 Bravo watch is the only smartwatch designed for pilots, and includes a built-in GPS, altimeter and compass. Here we'll show you how to use it with the Garmin Connect app to get additional functionality from the watch on the ground.

iPad Pro test flight – does it work for pilots?

The iPad Pro began shipping in mid-November, promising to bring a new level of productivity to tablet users with its large 12.9" display and fast performance. It's an impressive tool for everyday work, from spreadsheets to graphics work, but can it work for pilots? We took it flying to see.

What to buy an iPad pilot this Christmas

Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.