Ipad News

Introducing Stratus: Portable in-flight weather for the iPad

Introducing Stratus: Portable in-flight weather for the iPad

30th Mar 2012 Press Release Travel Technology News

Sporty’s Pilot Shop has introduced the first completely wire-free weather receiver for the iPad—and it requires no monthly subscription. Stratus combines an ADS-B and GPS receiver into a single unit that wirelessly streams NEXRAD radar, text weather, TFRs and aircraft position to the popular ForeFlight Mobile app for iOS devices.

Latest must have gadget for travel trade launches: iPad 2

Latest must have gadget for travel trade launches: iPad 2

25th Mar 2011 Focus

Faster, thinner, lighter, and more personalised, the new iPad 2 has caused quite a stir already. As the device hits the shelves, hoteliers, airlines and concierges will be among the keenest buyers, all looking for new ways to exploit the technology in the tourism industry.

iPad  2 set for spring launch

iPad 2 set for spring launch

8th Dec 2010 Travel Technology News

Just six months after launching the iPad, Apple is believed to lining up the release of a successor to its groundbreaking tablet computer. According to component makers in Taiwan, the “iPad 2” could hit the shops as early as February 2011, but is more likely to be nearer April 2011.

Upper House offers iPad check-in

Upper House offers iPad check-in

5th Oct 2010 Travel Technology News

The Upper House has become the first hotel in Hong Kong to launch a guest check-in service using the sleek new iPad. A member of the hotel’s Guest Experience team escorts visitors to their room with the iPad in hand and guides them through the registration process.

Jetstar offers passengers inflight iPads

Jetstar offers passengers inflight iPads

4th Jun 2010 Travel Technology News

Jetstar is to become the first airline to offer passengers iPads for inflight entertainment. The Australian low-cost carrier will rent the devices for AUD10 (€6.85) per flight on domestic services from later this month, and aims to expand the service to international routes later this year.