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iPad as a travel computer!

I know there are many reviews out there about using the iPad while travelling, here are my thoughts, based on recent trips where I’ve brought along my iPad.  First comment,  many these reviews were by written by people who don’t actually have an iPad, or have travelled around with it!  My experience extends from actually owning one, and taking it on the road with me.  My advice here, try not to knock something unless you’ve actually tried it! I’ve been on several trips this year, Chicago, New York, and North Carolina.  The latest trip was to Raleigh for business, so...

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Perseid Meteor Shower August 2010!

Every August in southern Ontario, the citizens of our great province get to see some of the best natural fireworks in the night sky.  Namely the Perseid Meteor Shower. Well at least some of us get to see it.  Given the light pollution in the city you’d be lucky to see just one meteor!  I’d love to say I caught a picture of one, while up on the roof of my condo Thursday night, but I only saw three comets crashing to earth in the hour I was stargazing, and they last for a whole 10-15 secs!  In any case,...