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Portrait or Landscape Mode?

This week, we’re asking whether you prefer to use your iPad in either portrait or landscape mode. I personally love landscape mode as it allows me to type easier, it works better with my Smart Cover and it gives me a much better view of my screen, especially when I’m watching videos or editing articles, but sometimes working in portrait view is far easier.

So, it’s over to you! Do you use your iPad mostly in portrait or landscape mode, or a bit of both? Let us know in the poll box on the right!

One of the joys of using an iPad is in how much choice you have when it comes to using it. The fact that you can choose your preferred orientation is a huge progression from almost all computing options across the last few decades, most of which have forced users to work in a landscape orientation.

There have been quite a few studies done into iPad orientation, most of which show portrait beating out landscape as the preference. While some activities are clearly more suited to certain activities, watching a film in portrait wastes an awful lot of space, many are simply down your own personal discretion. Which orientation do you prefer?

If you have the choice, such as when browsing or reading, which way do you naturally turn the iPad? It’d be interesting to know what the preference of the illustrious AppStorm readership is?