@EE,etc.: As one example of the use of the iPad, about a year ago I build a ukulele (don't ask :-)
The first thing you want to do when you have a ukuleke is tune it ... I was thinking about going to the local music store to buy an electronic tuner, but then I thought "I wonder if they have an app for that?" THEY DO!!!
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