With consumer iPad growth tapping out, Apple needs to do the unthinkable to push into line of business applications and vertical markets.
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One of the challenges of using Cloud-based big data or media applications is moving big files and objects into the cloud. IBM acquired Aspera just to address this issue. Signiant, long a player in broadcast and other media, says don't forget us.
No amount of new shiny tablets from Cupertino are going to change the fact that the iPad and its iCloud are unsuitable for the future of real enterprise applications.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates believes that iPad users are "frustrated". His solution to this frustration is Microsoft's Surface and Surface Pro tablets, which come with a keyboard, and more importantly, the Office suite of applications.
Evernote continues to roll out free applications to improve your life and their new Food 2.0 application, optimized for the iPad, is perfect for holiday cooking.
This affordable utility provides an easier way to compress and email large files, and integrates well with Microsoft Office applications.
Communications applications are dominant among small-business owners relying on the Apple iPad to run their operations.
Amazon's new "Send to Kindle" option makes it possible to transfer files from Windows applications to the Kindle.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office publishes patent application detailing Cupertino's technology to offer "low-computational" face recognition capabilities, while new rumors surface of two iPad 3 models.
LogMeIn Ignition for the iPad/iPhone now adds the ability to access files stored in Google Docs and Dropbox.
Adobe has put out a version of its PDF reader software for Apple's iOS, addressing devices including the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.The free and fully-featured Adobe Reader hit iTunes on Monday, allowing users to read PDF portfolios and password-protected PDF files.
While the Music app on smaller iOS devices may be acceptable, users of the new player software on the iPad say it's more than several big steps backward, especially when listening to large files such as audiobooks.
In the run up to SAP TechEd Las Vegas there are three major themes we can expect to hear a LOT about:HANA - SAP's pitch for high speed, in-memory analytics and applicationsMobile - some of us have been privileged to see some pretty spiffy demos of new applications with plenty of iPad love thrown in.Analytics - activists in the BI space have been moaning about delays to GA for BI4.
Developers can now use the Adobe Flash Builder platform to develop applications for iOS devices, such as the iPad and iPhone, as well as the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.Support for the devices — which was announced in April — in Flash Builder 4.
An update to the LogMeIn Ignition app for iOS devices, such as the iPad 2, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch, now allows users to perform file-management tasks, in addition to remotely accessing the desktop of other computers.The new version of the iOS app allows users to directly access a computer's file system to view, move, edit, or copy files and folders to a local device for offline viewing.
There are over 65,000 tablet applications available for the Apple iPad. As you can see in this screenshot gallery there are some compelling apps that have me loving my iPad 2 more every day.
The company has launched the View software to give iPad users access to Windows desktops, applications and data via virtualisation
Microsoft took over a suite off the show floor at last week's Macworld Expo and persuaded some Mac stalwarts about their cloud applications. But the elephant in the room was the iPad.
One on the killer applications for the iPad is hanging it on a wall. It sounds silly at first, but there's a lot of new ways to use tablets, and wall mounting is one of them.
The WSO2 Carbon Studio IDE is designed to take advantage of the open source WSO2 Carbon middleware platform. The Eclipse-based offering includes graphical editors for XML configuration files, an enhanced Eclipse BPEL editor, and easy integration of Carbon-based applications with the WSO2 Governance Registry.
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