Before heading to LaGuardia airport, you\u2019ll probably check flight status and train schedules on your iPad. On the train, you might read an iPad magazine. Beyond the security checkpoint, you\u2019ll surely pass rows of tables with iPads that make the airport look like an Apple Store. During the flight, you may even watch a movie on your iPad, that is, if you had the foresight to download it the night before.\n\tIt\u2019s an iPad cultural invasion!\n\tWhile iPads may be over-hyped in the enterprise, they\u2019re turning up just about everywhere else. Apple\u2019s amazing tablet can be found in all sorts of public settings. People use iPads to consume multimedia content and create content despite what critics say. It\u2019s not shocking anymore to be in a coffee shop surrounded by patrons with noses buried in iPads.\n\tThe number of iPad sightings will skyrocket as the iPad enters the era of the kiosk and single-use purpose. Look closely enough, and you\u2019ll see signs of this happening already. Fancy restaurants have replaced paper menus with iPads. Small retailers use iPads to ring up orders. Dunkin\u2019 Donuts has launched an iOS and Android payment apps, writes CIO.com\u2019s Al Sacco.\n\tAt airports like LaGuardia, iPads are showing up in waves.\n\tIn May this year, airport food and beverage company OTG rolled out more than 300 iPads in LaGuardia airport. Passengers can spend time waiting for flights seated in front of an iPad. They can check Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Gmail. They can read MSN, The New York Times and Bloomberg. They can stay informed about their flight. And, of course, they can order food and beverages.\n\tSlideshow: 15 Ways iPad Goes to Work\n\tPassengers can do all of this for free. Already, OTG has seen a 15 to 20 percent revenue boost, CEO Rick Blatstein told Forbes. OTG plans to roll out 7,000 iPads in four North American airports.\n\tThe iPad has landed!