Since I have easy access to my files through the Dropbox app on my iPad, I wanted to travel more without my laptop. Here’s my on-the-go toolkit for working while mobile, complete with my links to each on Amazon.
Present Using iPad Adapters for Projectors
Here are the two adapters I purchased so I can use my iPad for either type of projector a conference makes available.
External microphones are a must-have if you’re going to do videos, podcasts, SKYPE, etc. The sound will be the on-board mic every time. I have 3 microphones that work with my iPhone and iPad. I have a handheld iRig mic, the smaller iRig Mic Cast, and a Movo lapel mic.
Wireless Presentation Mouse, Adapter
I have a wireless presentation mouse I purchased in 2012, Satechi SP800 Smart-Pointer, and it wasn’t compatible with my iPad. This USB camera adapter for the iPad made it work (although an “unsupported” message popped up).
External Keyboard – Logitech K480
I’m a power typist, and when I’m using apps such as Word or PowerPoint on my iPad, I need a bigger keyboard with shortcuts I’m used to. Here’s the external keyboard I chose. It’s the Logitech K480. You set the dial to tell the keyboard which gadget you’re typing on (iPad or iPhone, for example), or if you’re using it on a computer.
To avoid being without any way to charge my gadgets, this mobile charger is a must-have. This one is more compact than my older one.
For long trips in the car, it just makes sense to add a car charger to the list.
I use the OneNote app (free from Microsoft) to organize my notes. Its Draw command allows you to handwrite/draw on a page. I like the feel of this stylus.
After so much tapping and swiping, the screen on your gadget or computer can get rather cloudy. This cleaner pad fits right on your hand and wipes the surface to clear.
Contact me directly to schedule a SKYPE session, Webinar, conference seminar, or a hands-on workshop. The focus of the training is improving your personal productivity while on the go.
Put the iPad to Work
- Explore important Settings you have unfortunately ignored.
- Organize an on-the-go toolkit of must-have apps and iStuff built for mobile productivity.
- Capture and organize notes and photos, file everything, and find it quickly when you need it.
- Create and edit documents using tap and flick shortcuts and Office apps you’re already used to.
- Sync the Safari browser and navigate with ease.
- And so much more!
Whether you want individual, customized training via SKYPE (or in person), a Webinar, a conference seminar, or a hands-on workshop, contact me directly to get started.
Let me know in comments if you have anything to add to this list. I’m a sucker for gadgets and gizmos that boost productivity.