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[13 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 3,573 views]
Beesy: Professional Note-Taking On The iPad

Beesy is a business note-taking application. Using a fast structured note-taking system and enabling instant meeting minutes, Beesy improves meetings productivity and priority follow-up.
And since most actions are assigned or updated during meetings, Beesy automatically generates actions from notes, allowing users to easily browse them afterwards by action types, people or projects until their achievement.
Using Beesy’s new HD version at work further enhances business productivity:
 To focus on the meeting and its participants but do not miss any important part of it, Beesy HD
adds support for audio recording …

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[24 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,486 views]
Will Apple Ever Make iBook Readers For Other Platforms?

Amazon has a Kindle app on pretty much every platform, and Barnes and Noble has a Nook app on most platforms as well. The only player in the ebook market thats the exception here – Apple. So the question – will Apple ever make iBooks readable across platforms?
If History is any indication, the answer is NO. Apple has been highly protective of its iOS platform – no exceptions granted so far. Yes, the Amazon App store is a genuine challenge to Apple’s 200 Million one-click-pay customers. But we …

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[31 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,744 views]
The $1,000 iPad App

TC is reporting the launch of BarMax, the $1,000 iPad App, that will help law students pass the Bar exam.
The reason the $1,000 price (the max you can charge in the App Store) is reasonable for this app is because of both the massive amount of data included — just about 1 GB — and because the course that students typically take for Bar exam prep, BarBri, usually costs something like $3,000 to $4,000 for the same type of information prep.
More importantly, the app appears to actually work. The …

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[3 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,976 views]
Finally, iPad for the enterprise?

Infoworld is reporting that Apple’s release of iOS 4.2 might trigger enterprise adaption of the iPad in a big way.
For iPad, iOS 4.2 brings Apple’s limited multi-tasking to the tablet for the first time: users will be able to run applications in the background. Other existing iOS features that will be available for the iPad include the following:
* The ability to group apps into folders, up to 20, compared to 12 for iPhone.
* New universal mailbox, and the option to organize e-mails automatically in the inbox by thread, using the …

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[2 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 4,136 views]

Today Readdle releases PDF Expert for iPad, cutting edge application for working with PDF documents. PDF Expert combines professional PDF reader, extensive annotation capabilities and powerful file management in one iPad application. It lets people read and search PDF documents, highlight text, create notes, draw with a finger and save these changes being compatible with Preview and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Odessa, Ukraine – Today Readdle releases PDF Expert for iPad, cutting edge application for working with PDF documents. PDF Expert combines professional PDF reader, extensive annotation capabilities and powerful file management …

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[15 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,339 views]
Control your PC from your iPad for 6.99

Splashtop Remote is an iPad app that helps you do that. This works for Windows laptops and desktops. NYTimes has a detailed report:
Splashtop Remote is an iPad app that pairs with a free Windows application to display your PC screen on your iPad, provided both are on the same wireless network. Splashtop is the name of a small quick-boot program that comes pre-installed on many PCs. You may know it as Lenovo Quick Start, Asus ExpressGate, or HP QuickWeb. Splashtop Remote is made by the same company, Device …

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[8 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,566 views]
Corporates embrace the iPad

Wells Fargo, SAP, Daimler.. the list of big names that have embraced the iPad grows longer by the day. Per a Bloomberg report –
“Apple, known for courting consumers with sleek designs and easy-to-use software, is making inroads with corporations that say the iPad can make workers more productive without putting sensitive customer information at risk, Bloomberg Businessweek.com reported. SAP AG, Tellabs Inc. and Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz are using the tablet-style computer for tasks as varied as accessing work e-mail, approving shipping orders and calling up on-the-spot auto-finance options.”
Link here

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[6 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 2,070 views]
“Yes, Fraud occurred on iTunes”

Apple today vaguely confirmed that fraud indeed happened on iTunes store. Engadget got this response:
“The developer Thuat Nguyen and his apps were removed from the App Store for violating the developer Program License Agreement, including fraudulent purchase patterns.
Developers do not receive any iTunes confidential customer data when an app is downloaded.
If your credit card or iTunes password is stolen and used on iTunes we recommend that you contact your financial institution and inquire about canceling the card and issuing a chargeback for any unauthorized transactions. We also recommend …

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[5 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 1,523 views]
Reading Speeds: ‘Books Faster Than Tablets’

useit.com conducted a study of people reading long-form text on tablets finds higher reading speeds than in the past, but they’re still slower than reading print.
The iPad measured at 6.2% lower reading speed than the printed book, whereas the Kindle measured at 10.7% slower than print. However, the difference between the two devices was not statistically significant because of the data’s fairly high variability.
Thus, the only fair conclusion is that we can’t say for sure which device offers the fastest reading speed. In any case, the difference would be so …

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[1 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 1,926 views]
iPad cannot export to MS Office Formats

One unanswered question on the iPad has been answered finally: we had asked if we can export to MS Office formats on the iWork suite on the iPad- Read The Dumbest Mistake Apple Did With The iPad. Now, thanks to Walt Mossberg, we know the answer – it cannot. almost.
This is a serious content creation app that should help the iPad compete with laptops and can import Microsoft Office files. However, only the word processor exports to Microsoft’s formats, and not always accurately. In one case, the exported Word file had …