Saturday, July 23, 2011

Small Town’s Cost Cutting Includes Buying iPads for Officials - NYTimes.com

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While Apple started selling iPads to the public only 15 months ago, the 1.5-pound tablet computers seem well on their way toward ubiquity. This year, Alaska Airlines began issuing them to pilots to replace the 25 pounds of paper flight manuals they were required to carry on flights. Now, Cornelius, N.C., with a population of about 25,000, has stopped printing meeting agenda packages for town commissioners and has given them iPads instead. Anthony Roberts, the town manager (with Bence Hoyle, the police chief), discusses.

Small Town’s Cost Cutting Includes Buying iPads for Officials - NYTimes.com

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