Tips for using Garmin Pilot with the VIRB camera

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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.

New SiriusXM wireless weather receiver for iPad

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While ADS-B is a great subscription-free source for datalink weather for iPad, some pilots depend on the additional features and utility of a satellite-based weather feed. A new wireless receiver from SiriusXM was just announced and makes it easier than ever to receive and display this data on your iPad.

Iridium Go enables in-flight messaging, phone calls

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Many pilots can't stand to be disconnected from their smartphones and tablets for longer than a few minutes. But the new Iridium GO! portable satellite hotspot goes some way towards fixing this problem.

Garmin Connext links iPad with panel-mount avionics

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Everyone wants to connect their iPad to their panel-mount avionics. This week, Garmin announced a way to do exactly that. Here's what's new, and what it means.

New Lightspeed Zulu PFX headset adds deep app integration

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After a delay in development, the Lightspeed Zulu PFX headset is now shipping, so it's a good time to review some of its unique features. In particular, it may be the most iPad-focused headset yet produced.

New flyPad mount available for iPad Mini

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To support those pilots who want a panel-mounted iPad, flyPad has introduced their new panel mount, a flush mount docking system for the iPad Mini, Air and iPhone 5/5S.

RAM introduces X-Grip mounts for 10″ tablets

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RAM is well-known for making some of the best iPad mounts for pilots, but most of them include custom-molded cradles that fit the iPad snugly. That's a problem for pilots who fly with a case on their tablets, so RAM has introduced a series of universal mounts called the X-Grip.

New Stratus features unveiled

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At the Sun 'n Fun Fly-in this week, the team behind the Stratus (Appareo, ForeFlight and Sporty's) announced three new features for the popular ADS-B receiver. Let's take a look at what's new.

New iPad Air accessories hit the market

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Some high quality accessories are now hitting the market for the iPad Air, so pilots can fully equip their cockpits. Let's review the new options, including mounts, kneeboards and screen protectors.

WingX Pro adds support for the Pebble smartwatch

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WingX Pro today announced support for the Pebble smartwatch, allowing you to view basic navigation information on you wrist when connected to an iPhone or iPad.

New battery packs feature 2.4 amp USB ports

Running out of battery power is a nightmare scenario for many pilots flying with iPads. The new ONGO backup battery will give you peace of mind, providing plenty of backup power and three 2.4 amp USB charging ports.

Garmin GDL 39 3D adds backup attitude

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About the only feature Garmin's popular GDL 39 ADS-B receiver has lacked was a built-in AHRS. To answer that request, Garmin has just introduced the GDL 39 3D. Here are the details.