Entries by Chris Clarke

Apple Announces New iPad Air

Since the iPad Air was first revealed in 2013, it has filled a sweet spot with customers who want a modest upgrade over the base model full-size iPad but don’t need the power user features of Apple’s Pro line of mobile tablets. Today, Apple announced the 5th iteration of lightweight tablet with a heavy comparison to laptop computers in its price range.

Quiz: Know your ForeFlight Airspace Features

The ForeFlight Mobile app provides a plethora of information for both preflight planning and inflight navigation. Some of the most useful features, especially for VFR pilots, involve information pertaining to airspace. Do you know how to find even the most specific airspace details? Test your knowledge with this ForeFlight airspace quiz.

Stratus Insight Adds Smart Traffic Filtering

After buying Aerovie in 2019, it took nearly a year for Appareo, maker of the popular Stratus line of ADS-B receivers, to show us what they were working on.  Aerovie had a small but loyal following, and was known for some innovative features. Last summer Appareo officially launched Stratus Insight, a significantly upgraded version of […]

New iPhone 12 Gets Better Screen and LiDAR From iPad

In their yearly tradition, Apple has announced the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro during their fall release schedule. This new iPhone is yet another iteration of the widely popular smart phone and is very similar to the iPhone 11 from last year but with better cameras, an improved display, and faster 5G cellular data among other features.

New iPads Are An Incremental Improvement For Pilots

It’s that time of year again when Apple lifts the curtain on its latest and greatest iteration of the mobile computing iPad lineup. True to form, the new iPads announced today are the “best yet,” but practically speaking provide pilots with only minor improvements over previous versions. Here are some highlights from the announcement.

New iPad Announced Among Apple’s Latest Mobile Lineup

With a slew of photo and video specific improvements in the new iPhone, Apple also announced today that their most popular mobile tablet, the 10″ class iPad, will see a nice bump in features without an increase in price. This means better access for cash-strapped pilots who are looking to upgrade or just dip their toes into the world of mobile navigation in the cockpit.