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Your iPad® at Work, Second Edition by Jason R. Rich

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A. Using the iPad to do Last-Minute Shopping for Gifts

When was the last time you forgot to buy a gift for a loved one for a birthday, anniversary, or holiday? Or maybe your schedule is so hectic, you can’t find ample time to shop for yourself. Well, during your down time, your iPad makes for the ideal shopping companion. Not only can you use the iPad when it’s connected to the Internet to shop online, you can use it while shopping at the local mall or your favorite stores to find the lowest prices for whatever it is you’re shopping for.

From your iPad, you can visit almost any non-Flash–based online retailer’s website using the Safari web browser. However, some of the best shopping experiences via your iPad can be had using specialized apps ...

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