Blogging on the iPad

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When I blog, I switch back and forth between browser tabs all the time in order to cut-and-paste excerpts and grab links to related posts. I also switch over to Photoshop/Excel/PowerPoint a fair amount in order to futz around with images and graphs. But the iPad doesn’t support multitasking and its browser doesn’t have tabs. So how do you blog on the thing? Any early adopters out there who can weigh in on this?

UPDATE: Via comments, I see that Safari for the iPad does support multiple windows, it just doesn’t do it via a tabbed interface. (You click an icon and then choose the window you want to bring to the foreground.) So that’s one question answered. As for the other, I suppose as long as you’re just doing straight text blogging, the other stuff doesn’t matter.

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