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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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.
Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 aren't doing well, but Microsoft can still make out with some help from Intel and Windows 8.1 If its great ARM experiment doesn't work out, supporting Microsoft's key applications on Android and iOS won't hurt.
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.
The media conglomerate's education arm is set to launch a low-cost Android tablet for the classroom in a bid to take a chunk away from the ever-growing iPad in education market.
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.
The iPad continues its strong arm over the tablet market, but the holiday season should put more Android tablets in the hands of users.
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Everyone was gearing up for a Tablet Battle Royale between the iPad and the Windows 8 armada. Now comes spoiling for the fight over the enterprise is the small fleet of Google Chromebooks, led by the $249 Samsung ARM Chromebook.
All bets are now off. Microsoft has revealed the pricing for its ARM-based Surface tablet, and the bottom line pits it against the iPad. But does Surface have what it needs to take on the king of the tablet market?
Communications applications are dominant among small-business owners relying on the Apple iPad to run their operations.
Will Microsoft take the wraps off a new line of ARM-based tablets next week? I have no inside information, but I sure hope so, because all of the pieces are in place for a device that can elbow the Kindle Fire aside and give the iPad a run for its money.
If the Daily.com is right, Microsoft's Office for iPad could be launching well ahead of Office for Windows 8 on ARM tablets.
Apple's recent statement that an ARM-based MacBook is not on the table leads CNET to speculate on a new iPad with a Transformer-like keyboard. Count me in.
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.
Linaro and Samsung have announced a low cost board for developers keen on rapidly prototypying Linux and Android applications on ARM.The Origen board, announced on Monday, contains a 45nm dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, a multi-core Mali400GPU and 1GB of DDR3 memory.
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.
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