Another regular way to refer to specific kanji (if their kun-yomi is not very unique) is "[common word with kanji in] no [part of the word that is made up by the kanji]".|
A bit like using the phonetic alphabet in English, but... er... less succinct.
And am I take it none of you see the gadgetry appeal of spending most of the price of an iPad on a standalone one?! They're awesome things! They even come with their own touchscreen/handwriting recognition once you get into the right price range.