First look at Cisco Cius tablet and AppHQ platform

First look at Cisco Cius tablet and AppHQ platform

Summary: A year after it was first introduced, Cisco Systems has trotted out its Cisco Cius tablet again for a closer look along with a brand new platform for deploying and buying mobile apps called AppHQ. Here's a hands-on first look.

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  • Although at first glance and even on paper this tablet is reminiscent of the not-so-popular BlackBerry PlayBook, the Cisco Cius tablet actually functions quite differently. (For starters, there is a native email app that supports IMAP, POP, Exchange and more for running both personal and business accounts.)

    For a more coverage about Wednesday's event, check out the announcement coverage as well as our hands-on video.

  • It's also a bit bulkier than the PlayBook, and definitely thicker than the latest Apple iPad 2 and Samsung Galaxy Tab collection. However, it fits rather perfectly into the telephone docking station its intended for as the Cius is built for teleconferencing and other work collaboration purposes.

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Topics: Laptops, Cisco, Hardware, Mobility, Tablets

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  • RE: First look at Cisco Cius tablet and AppHQ platform

    Not much of a looker but fits its companys background.
    Fletchguy
    • RE: First look at Cisco Cius tablet and AppHQ platform

      I don't like the design, but the features I read about and they seem to be ultra healthy. Thanks for the review.
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      stephanysun
  • RE: First look at Cisco Cius tablet and AppHQ platform

    that's the ugliest tablet I've ever seen!
    mookiemu
  • RE: First look at Cisco Cius tablet and AppHQ platform

    It is not a very smart design because it is running Android.
    jfreedle2@...