What pilots need to know about the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2

Apple's annual September get-together has become a highly anticipated event for technology fans, as the company usually announces new hardware and features just in time for Christmas shopping. This year's edition lacked some of the usual fireworks, with no iPad changes and relatively modest iPhone upgrades, but there was still plenty of news. Let's cut through the hype and explore what pilot should know.

What pilots need to know from Apple’s latest announcement

Just one month after unveiling the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple held an event today to show off even more new gadgets--including the latest iPad models. The event covered more than just iPads, so let's explore what's new.

iPad trends for pilots – 2018 year in review

As 2018 winds down, we're looking back at another busy year in the world of iPad apps and accessories. There was no miracle cure for in-flight connectivity, no major Android expansion, and no new iPad Mini (you could even say iPad sales were flat). And yet - at least for pilots - tablets and electronic flight bag apps have never been more important or more popular. Here's a look at some of the trends we saw in 2018.

Two iPad seminars this weekend at Sporty’s Fly-in

The Sporty's Pilot Shop Fly-in & Sweepstakes giveaway is this Saturday, May 19. In addition to a day full of exciting aviation events, there will be 2 iPad seminars presented by Sporty's and ForeFlight.

iPad pilot’s guide to Sun ‘N Fun 2018

The flying season’s unofficial kick-off is next week, as the gates open for the 2018 edition of the Sun ‘N Fun Fly-in at the Lakeland airport. There will undoubtedly be new products to see and spectacular airshows to take in. But for iPad pilots, there will also be some great opportunities to learn about the new iPad Pro models, latest iPad tips, apps and accessories.

Apple’s iTunes 11 — don’t give up on it yet

The recent update to iTunes allows it to run faster and includes a new interface. Learn how to use its features to better manage and backup your iPad or iPhone.
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Subscribe to the print edition of iPad Pilot News

Want to read iPad Pilot News in print? Sign up here! Once a year, we mail a print edition with the most popular articles from the past few months, new app reviews, and the latest product launches. It's a great way to review the latest news about iPads in aviation, or to brush up on your knowledge of electronic flight bag apps.

Sun ‘n Fun iPad presentations now available

The iPad was again a hot topic at Sun 'n Fun this past week and the subject of many seminars and forums. You can view the detailed slides from several of the presentations here.

Top 10 articles of 2014

From synthetic vision apps to powerful ADS-B receivers, there were more tips and news stories to keep up with than ever in 2014. Out of the 158 articles we published over the last 12 months, these were the 10 most popular.

5 iPad trends in aviation, 2015 edition

A year is an eternity in the world of apps and tablets, so a look back at 2015 on iPad Pilot News covers a lot of ground. But in reviewing all the stories from the past 12 months, some larger trends emerge from the 137 articles we published. Here are 5 to consider.