Setting up iCloud to track down a lost or stolen iPad

Apple's free iCloud service is something all iPad users should take advantage of. Learn how to enable the service on your device, and how to use it to track down a lost or stolen iPad.

Get the most out of your Dual Bluetooth GPS receiver with free app

A free app from Dual Electronics provides GPS satellite & battery status from the Dual Electronics Bluetooth GPS on your iPad. Learn all about it here.
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Use the iPad’s built-in screen capture function

You've got the perfect weather map or nav log displayed on your iPad screen. The only problem is you're sitting in the FBO using the free WiFi, and you'd really like to have that chart in the cockpit in half an hour. What can you do? Fortunately, the iPad comes with a built in screen capture function.

Having trouble viewing your iPad with night vision goggles? There’s a filter for that…

A new screen filter for the iPad allows pilots who wear night vision goggles (NVGs) to still be able to use the iPad during night operations.

Upgrade your NFlightcam with free apps

Cockpit video cameras that record high definition video, cockpit audio and GPS data have exploded in popularity over the past few years. The latest models can connect to your iPad/iPhone or Android device and, with a free app, add new features.

Garmin Pilot Android app updated with new features

Garmin is one of the few app developers to offer a fully functional aviation weather/chart/navigation app for both iPad and Android tablets. Read on to learn about the new features recently added to the Garmin Pilot app for Android.

Poll: what do you use for backup?

It's time for you to share your opinion. What do you use for backup to your iPad? Paper charts, another iPad or nothing at all? Vote in our poll and share your system.
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How to use Documents in ForeFlight Mobile

Beginning with version 4.4, ForeFlight Mobile added a new tab to their main menu--Documents. This powerful document viewer and organizer is a great way to find and carry a wide variety of useful products. ForeFlight includes a variety of documents by default, but you can add your own as well--find out how.
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WingX update brings track up navigation

WingX Pro7 is a popular app for pilots, and Hilton Software (the app's developer) is often first to include new features. Version 6.5 of the app has recently been released, and it brings some nice enhancements to the moving map page.

Aviation W&B Calculator – weight and balance calculations made easy

There are many ways to calculate airplane weight and balance with an an iPad, but the best method we've found yet is with the Aviation WB Calculator app. Learn all about the app in this week's app review.