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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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Throughout much of the United States, summer weather has been hot and miserable thus far. The free Weather Channel app is a great way to keep up with the latest heat warnings and other weather-related alerts. Dry your sweaty fingers and scroll through the 10-day forecast for your area, or check the weather for a city you're visiting. The app's radar maps also show various points of interest, including parks, golf courses, and (yes!) lakes. Weather nerds will enjoy perusing the selection of map layers, which show clouds, rain, and other weather phenomena.

Another free app worth checking out is Apalon's Weather Live, which has a beautiful interface as well as detailed forecasts and related weather factoids.

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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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