I’ve been using my iPad in my day-to-day work all the time. I thought you might be interested in reading about how I use my iPad when I’m home too. I leave my iPad charging when I sleep so it’s at 100% when I wake up.
In the morning, here are some of the apps that I look at before I leave my house:
I use my Blackberry to delete my spam first and then I fire up my email program on the iPad so I can easily scan my new mail.
I take a look at Facebook, using Friendly, a free app that I like a lot. I also have FriendCaster that I like too, but I’m partial to Friendly. I very very rarely use the iPad Facebook app.
I have a shortcut in my News folder for the Yankees; I take a quick look for any headlines worth reading about my favorite team. It’s just a glance, unless there’s something there I want to read.
I get the New York Times delivered at home which lets me get unlimited access to all content on the NY Times app on the iPad. I load the app and read a little bit of the Times; it’s very cool to read the same articles on the iPad that are in the paper that’s waiting at the end of the driveway.
The other app I open every morning is the Weather Channel so I can see the day’s weather forecast (and the weekend’s too!).
If I have any ‘Words with Friends’ games going, I’ll jump over to the games folder and, if it’s my turn, I’ll look at the board and my letters and make a move.
I’ve added another web browser to my iPad: Mercury is a fast, feature-rich app that has multiple tabs and other cool features. I tap on the Mercury icon and look at the two pages that open automatically: msnbc.com and crackberry.com.
So that’s how I start my day. Thanks for letting me tell you about it!