On the IPAD, there is an application called Kurio. You will have access to the MLS.
I signed up on my PC and downloaded it to my IPAD.
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Let us know what you decide.
Stay where your comfort levels are.
There are some individual advantages to both. Get very familiar with one, then you can delve into the other at your leisure.
However, you can always ask the local realtor association in your area what they would recommend for the local MLS. I would google "realtor association" with your county or location to see who that would be and just give them a call. They would be happy to help!