How you use the iPad defines what the iPad really is. User experiences differ, and this device's flexibility provides the opportunity for a more personal experience than compared to a traditional PC.
App Store - free and for-pay apps you can use for education, entertainment, reading, etc.
Checking Out an iPad
iPads are available for checkout by currently registered students at the FIU Libraries.
Green Library - Tech Hub Device Checkout Desk, 2nd Floor
Hubert Library - Circulation Desk, 1st Floor
Apple iPad Home - General information about the iPad including features, apps, specifications, and ordering.
iPad and Education - Educational uses and ideas as suggested by Apple
iPad Academy - From Andrew J. Brovey, a former tenured professor, a website devoted to learning and using iPads. Contains free tips and for-pay online classes.
MacWorld iPad 3rd Generation Review - Discusses improvements in features, power, and battery life compared to the iPad 2, plus a user experience review.
iPad User Guide from Apple
Apple App Store - the official iPad app source, free and for-pay apps
Free iPad Apps - non-Apple source for iPad apps