As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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New survey of 2,200 developers and IT executives finds most focus and will continue to focus on desktop applications, with mobile apps secondary.
In a major update, Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription service upgrades 14 desktop applications, introduces several new 'connected' mobile apps, launches a stylus/ruler combo and gives creative pros easy access to their online assets.
Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement and will potentially pay millions in damages to lay an antitrust lawsuit regarding ebook price fixing to rest.
End-users want to see experiences similar to what they get from their smartphones. Can IT deliver?
Apple has failed to block a compliance monitor designated to it after a judge found the company guilty of fixing the prices of ebooks.
Messaging and social – for now – are still the most popular mobile applications around, recording a 203 percent spike in year-over-year growth to outpace utility and productivity apps by a comfortable margin.
Improvements in security and management for Android devices by MobileIron should make Android deployment an easier and safer decision.
The chief information officer's role will become less about developing and maintaining highly customised bespoke applications and more about creating a seamless experience across generic cloud apps.
Latest offering from small-business apps provider includes native mobile applications for Android and Apple iOS.
Web apps are being touted as the future of both desktop and smartphone applications, but with so many hurdles to overcome, can they really succeed?
Despite an online application function already available, an app to make it easier to apply for a passport over smartphones has been launched. How much more benefit does this bring?
In breach of U.S. federal antitrust law, Apple and five other publishers conspired to fix and raise ebook prices in order to undercut Amazon's dominant position in the market.
You may not think Google Glass has any practical applications in the enterprise — not yet, anyway — but one U.S. firm is working on disproving the naysayers by bringing a range of enterprise apps to the search giant's wearable technology by early 2014.
While all the focus has been on Microsoft pulling the plug on Windows XP support, next April is also going to be zero hour for the veteran email server.
The North Carolina company, which became a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller in July 2012, now brokers cloud services and applications for more than 100 regional internet service providers.
The smartphone making division of Google is sent a formal list of complaints by the EU for allegedly abusing its position in the market over recent patent litigation with Apple.
There's no formal investigation yet, but Europe's competition watchdog is looking at Apple's iPhone deals with the continent's mobile carriers.
Focused on Google Apps migration since 2001, the Minneapolis cloud integrator is now building managed services and applications atop Google Compute Engine.
Nubera CloudWork automates business processes between applications including Google Apps, Zoho, Highrise, Capsule, Zendesk, Freshbooks and salesforce.com.
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