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10 Great Summer iPad Apps

Your Apple iPad was born to roam. Bring it--and these helpful apps--on your summer sojourns.
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You've just rolled into town and need a room for the night. Sure, you could stroll up to the front desk of the nearest hotel and pay top dollar. Or you could use Hotel Tonight to score the same room at a significant discount. DealBase's free app is a money-saving must for travelers who can't (or won't) plan in advance, and it's a lot easier to use than Priceline's bidding process.

Hotel Tonight negotiates deals with a handful of top hotels in several dozen major U.S. cities, as well as in Toronto, Vancouver, and London. The app's discounts vary but are usually quite good. For instance, I found a room at a Boston luxury hotel marked down from $390 to $195. (Note: The cheapest room rate on the hotel's website was also $390, so the Hotel Tonight discount was real.)

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7/18/2012 | 6:28:37 PM
re: 10 Great Summer iPad Apps
Another thing to remember when you are using your iPad for summer activities is that when the heat is out and you are being more active, that protecting your device is really quite important as well. I cannot even tell you how many times I have felt like my device was in danger either because the kids were going wild, the weather changed, or some other unforeseen circumstance arose. All of these apps are great, but I would also enjoy having a device that works. There a few options that I like including a company called Maroo that is all about protecting the device from bumps and bruises. Feel free to check out what I am talking about....

http://www.maroo.com/store/des...
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