To access UTas computers (e.g. via VNC) from a 3G connection or wireless away from the observatory, you will need to start the VPN. To do this: Open the Settings app. Near the top left, activate the VPN. You will be asked for a UTas username and password.
Web browser. Chrome is an alternative, take your pick.
Configured for [ke|yg]firstname.lastname@example.org. Add any other accounts you like.
Set up to subscribe to AuScope Google calendar
It's a camera
A clock, alarm, stopwatch and timer.
Contains PDFs of manuals for the antenna, DBBC, MArk5 and Weather station (at Yg)
Allows you to view VNC servers at the observatory. The VPN will need to be activated (via Settings) if using this on a non-UTAS network
A useful tool for making notes. Start it and read the Getting Started guide.
Suggested use: Documenting an equipment installation. You can take a photo of the hardware, annotate the photo, write some notes and save it all as a PDF and emil it or upload it to the wiki.
A shared directory 'in the cloud'. Currently set up to use the email@example.com account. Anything saved here can be viewed by anyone using this account. Useful for sharing files between sites.
Google's version of Dropbox. This one is set up for the [ke|yg]firstname.lastname@example.org account.
The iPad photo viewer, organiser.
Useful for organising, editing and sharing photos
Set up for the [ke|yg]email@example.com account. Useful for keeping in touch during observations
Send and receive text messages here.
Google's web browser (Safari alternative)
Search the web
A useful tool for making to do lists
Add your email, phone, address contacts here
You'll want to configure the following here:
May be useful to set up if you're likely to misplace the iPad
Apple versions of Powerpoint, Word and Excel. Files can be saved to iCloud which is good for backup.
An alternative to Remarks. Give it a try.
Another useful note taking app synchronised to the cloud. Needs configuring. Give it a try if you want.
An alternative PDF reader
Useful app for taking quick notes
Skype alternative for voice/video calls
Allows ssh connection to computers on the network