After leaving his passport at home Martin Reisch managed to use his iPad to cross into the United States

This article titled “Canadian man passes US border using his iPad” was written by Ben Quinn, for The Guardian on Wednesday 4th January 2012 01.12 UTC

A Canadian man who realised that he had left his passport at home as he approached the US border managed to cross over by using his Apple iPad.

In a novel deployment of the tablet that may have come as a surprise even to the late Steve Jobs, Martin Reisch said that a mildly annoyed US border officer made an exception after he was handed the iPad displaying a scanned copy of the forgotten passport.

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