Watch BBC presenter break out an imaginary iPad...
As far as pleas for greater resources go, this is hardly the most subtle.
The conversations TV presenters have when the mics are cut have always been shrouded in mystery, though these days the rustling of papers has been replaced with more high-tech procrastination.
Well, for the most part at least.
After finishing his Sportsday segment, this journalist started playing around on his iPad. What's that, you can't see an iPad? Just use your imagination.
If this is enough motivation for the BBC to buy him a tablet of his own then fair play.