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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A breakdown within its servers and software applications brought down the website of major Australian retailer Myer during the Christmas period.
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.
Opera's new Coast browser for the iPad ditches tabs and buttons in favour of swipes.
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.
The company has removed a court-baiting statement about Samsung copying the iPad from its website, after the court told it to. However, it is yet to put up the correct statement that the court wants.
The iPhone and iPad maker has issued an 'advert' on its website, following a U.K. High Court ruling earlier this year, in which Apple slams ten bells out of Samsung, its arch-rival in the tablet space.
Communications applications are dominant among small-business owners relying on the Apple iPad to run their operations.
Telecommunications carriers were already facing the difficult dynamics of a data-based mobile market where demand and revenues are following much different curves. Now that the new iPad has bowed, are telcos once-buoyant hopes for mobile broadband just going to end up sunk?
Just a few weeks ago, it looked like Sharp had won the right to supply Apple with the LCD panels for the forthcoming iPad 3, but a Korean website is now reporting that LG and Samsung will be the providers of what it is rumored to be a higher-resolution screen.According to the Electronic Times Internet, Sharp was unable to pass muster with Apple over mass production issues.
Just be careful when you're rolling them out...
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.
Google has invited businesses and commercial software developers to integrate its automated translation service into their web pages and web applications for a fee.In a blog post on Wednesday by Google Translate product manager Jeff Chin, Google announced the release of a paid version of the Google Translate API to go along with the free version for academic users and the Google Website Translator gadget for other users.
Google is developing an API to help knit together web applications.The Web Intents API, which Google described in a blog post on Thursday, gives developers a way to link parts of their website to other web applications without needing to have detailed knowledge of the applications' code.
Apple has given developers early access to the iCloud.com website, which syncs data between devices and lets people access applications in the cloud service
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.
Updates to Oracle's range of business intelligence products include features that the company says will improve the performance and scalability of the packages
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
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