SkyDrive is a built-in feature of your Mitchell email - use it to save, share, edit, and store documents for easy access from any internet connection. The SkyDrive app allows you to view and share those documents from your computer or mobile device. Additional app(s) required for document editing. Available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows desktop, Mac desktop, and Windows phone.
Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically. It provides up to 2Gb of storage for free and up to 100Gb for paid accounts. The iPhone app makes it easy to copy files from your computers or other mobile devices to your iPhone or iPad. Universal iOS app or Android. Free.
GoTasks offers a simple interface for managing a variety of tasks (projects, sub-tasks, due-dates, categories, etc), while remaining simple to use. GoTasks can be synched with your Google account for easy access to tasks from both your computer and your mobile device. (Also available for Android)
Remotely access your Mac or Windows computers from anywhere. Control your desktop, move the mouse, zoom in and out via pinch-zoom. Very easy to set up and use compared to other similar programs. Universal iOS app. Android version available.
Borrow an iPad
Take our iPad for a test drive and see if you like it enough to buy one for yourself. The apps outlined here, plus many more, are available for you to test out. Visit the Library to learn more.