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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.
Want to print something out using your tablet or smartphone? Although many mobile printing applications are still rather rudimentary, here are some applications you might want to research.
Microsoft is seeking user-experience feedback from those who've bought Surface RT tablet/PCs.
The latest Android tablet from Google and Samsung has a lot to offer, but its plasticky construction and lack of good optimized applications should give you some pause.
Livescribe, the smartpen company, has launched Sky, a Wi-Fi version that stores files in the cloud. It's incompatible with the current Echo system, but as Livescribe's Byron Connell explains, the company's new strategy is aimed at Evernote and tablet users.
Apple's software subsidiary is positioning its database as another way small businesses can create smartphone or tablet applications for internal use.
This affordable utility provides an easier way to compress and email large files, and integrates well with Microsoft Office applications.
Google's 7" tablet has a lot to offer for the price. But at the end of the day, I'd much rather use a mature device with superior screen resolution and a greater choice of native tablet optimized applications.
The 2012 Olympics kick off in London this week, with the first football games starting up today. You can follow all the action on your smartphone or tablet with one of several available applications.
More adults are downloading and using mobiles applications downloaded to their smartphone or tablet, but their attention span for these apps is limited.
Amazon's new "Send to Kindle" option makes it possible to transfer files from Windows applications to the Kindle.
Why do people what Windows on a tablet unless it's to be able to run existing Windows applications and connect existing hardware to their tablet?
Android is a very popular mobile platform and with devices like the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet bringing in more users it is time to take a look at the available Office applications.
A new team of modders has been able to install Android on Hewlett-Packard's discontinued TouchPad tablet, getting the device's Wi-Fi, sound and accelerometer working correctly in the ported operating system and demonstrating that applications from the Android Marketplace can be downloaded and installed.
Lexmark has stepped up with a new mobile printing solution to add to the growing number of applications for the Cisco Cius tablet.
Networking company Cisco has detailed its app store, called AppHQ, which targets delivery and development of enterprise apps to mobile devices.The app store will allow businesses to create, test and deploy applications to the Cisco Cius tablet, which also launched on Wednesday.
Cisco's AppHQ is an application ecosystem built specifically to help enterprise users create, manage and deploy applications for its Cius tablet.
Kapow Mobile Katalyst debuts as new means to rapidly convert web applications to mobile apps sans APIs
The post-PC era writing has gone from the wall to the tablet, and many enterprises, customer-facing retailers and service providers therefore want to make more of their web and business applications work on popular mobile smartphone and tablet devices such as Android and iOS.
RIM's QNX operating system, which runs at the core of their PlayBook tablet will be able to run Android applications. But will that undermine native development for the aspiring OS platform?
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