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  • Office for iPad not happening? Don't believe the naysayers, claims site that leaked image

    Posted February 25, 2012 - 7:26 am

    PCWorld's Damon Brown says yesterday's Office for iPad tease by The Daily is probably just hype, and he's in good company -- Microsoft itself said in a recent New York Times story that the purported screenshot was bunkum. But The Daily's tech editor, Peter Ha, has fired back on Twitter, claiming the screenshot's the real deal.
  • iPad apps for book lovers

    Posted February 14, 2012 - 1:05 pm

    There has never been a more exciting time to be a book lover. Check out these iPad apps for book lovers. If you don't see one here that you love, leave it in the comments for us to check out!
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    Doctor Who encyclopedia for your iPad

    Posted November 2, 2011 - 2:17 pm

    The folks on the other side of the pond have released an iPad app that features an interactive encyclopedia of all things Doctor Who, at least in terms of the Eleventh Doctor.
  • Turn your iPad into a PowerPoint presenter

    Posted October 29, 2011 - 7:28 am

    If you're in the business of making presentations, you know what a time-suck it can be to work with PowerPoint on a laptop. You have to connect a projector, wait an eternity for the PC to boot, run PowerPoint, load your slide deck, switch the laptop's video output to projector mode, and on and on. It's easy to blow 10-20 minutes just getting set up for your presentation--not a productive use of your time.
  • Free app lets users search their desktop from iOS device

    Posted October 15, 2011 - 8:04 am

    X1 Mobile Search, an app that lets users look at a document or e-mail when they are away from their computer, is now available for free.
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    Video Time Machine for iPhone and iPad

    Posted September 3, 2011 - 7:12 am

    Video Time Machine offers about as much fun as any app I've ever encountered. The universal app from Original Victories has some small flaws, but you might not notice them until you've watched a couple of hours of old videos.
  • AOL (yes, AOL) announced Editions for iPad

    Posted August 3, 2011 - 1:35 pm

    AOL has launched its entry in the personalized news market with AOL Editions for iPad. Will the iPad app make this more popular, or less?
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    Office suites for iPad: Apps for getting work done

    Posted July 25, 2011 - 9:52 am

    We put the top iPad office productivity apps to the test to see which one gives you the most document-editing power.
  • Siemens sells $20 iPad app to industries for product management

    Posted July 7, 2011 - 5:46 pm

    Siemens launched a $20 iPad app for product lifecycle management in early April, and since then, at least two large companies have deployed the app on iPads to help their workers maintain large pieces of equipment and to perform field service calls.
  • Monitor servers on your iPad with iStat

    Posted May 13, 2011 - 1:38 pm

    There aren't many dedicated monitoring apps available for the iPad. But they aren't non-existent, either. iStat is one such app that, though configured for the iPhone, provides a neat little snapshot of any remote Linux, Unix, or OS X device that iStat can see.
  • Manage heterogenous systems with your iPad

    Posted May 9, 2011 - 5:03 pm

    For syadmins on the go, the lightweight iPad can be a surprisingly powerful tool.
  • How to uninstall apps from an iPhone or iPad

    Posted April 29, 2011 - 9:08 am

    With literally thousands of apps in the iTunes app store, iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch users, might find themselves a bit download-happy when it comes to installing third-party software on their smartphone.
  • Photoshop Touch SDK performs new tricks for iPad apps

    Posted April 11, 2011 - 9:41 am

    With the launch of Adobe's Creative Suite 5.5 upgrade--the debut of a mid-cycle release schedule of its design and development software for creative pros--comes a new twist to Photoshop. Adobe has introduced the Photoshop Touch Software Development Kit (SDK), which will allow developers to create mobile and tablet applications that interact with its flagship image editor over a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Specialty iPad apps for business users

    Posted December 1, 2010 - 10:41 pm

    There are many, many uses of an iPad in business. InfoWorld.com has selected the productivity suite that every business iPad should have, but individual employees have plenty of work needs that require specialty apps.
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    The right office apps for the iPad at work

    Posted December 1, 2010 - 10:58 am

    If you provide or allow employees an iPad, here are the productivity apps that you should install on them
  • Review

    Hurricane tracking apps for iPhone and iPad

    Posted September 2, 2010 - 9:35 pm

    If you've been paying a lot of attention to Danielle, Earl, and Fiona lately-- no, you won't find pics of them on TMZ.com--then a hurricane-tracking app, built specifically for your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, may help feed your curiosity about storms. A variety of inexpensive apps are available for both devices. Of the handful reviewed here, one is a universal app, and two have separate--but nearly identical--versions for the iPhone and the iPad.
  • Highly useful apps for reading and writing on the iPad

    Posted July 29, 2010 - 8:01 am

    Handy tools for saving, sharing, and editing articles ... and more.
  • Essential iPad apps: 10 great games

    Posted May 21, 2010 - 1:28 pm

    More than a few quality iPad-optimized games have hit the App Store in the month-and-a-half since Apple released its new device. But which ones deserve a coveted space on your iPad?
  • Essential iPad apps: Nine free favorites

    Posted May 20, 2010 - 1:32 pm

    Our look at iPad apps that deserve a place on your device started out with the best apps money can buy--11 essential iPad offerings that are among our favorite additions to the App Store. But you don't always have to part with a lot of dough to equip your iPad with great mobile software. As with life, sometimes the best things in the App Store can be had for free.
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    Essential iPad apps: 11 paid favorites

    Posted May 19, 2010 - 2:17 pm

    Your iPad decisions don't stop once you've settled on either the 3G iPad or the Wi-Fi-only model. There's also the not-insignificant question of what apps deserve a space on your brand new mobile device.
  • iPad apps: Get ready for the second wave

    Posted May 19, 2010 - 11:03 am

    The iPad itself is nothing but a support system for its software. Years ago, a company -- I think it was Exidy -- tried to sell software as just a plastic bag full of electrons but they encountered considerable consumer resistance. Ever since then, no company has been so bold as to try to sell apps without some sort of computer out there for it to run on.
  • Average iPad apps cost more than iPhone apps

    Posted May 3, 2010 - 9:11 pm

    The average iPad app in the Apple App Store costs $4.67 vs. $3.87 for the average iPhone app, according to new research from apps watcher Distimo.
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    The 25 Best Free iPad Apps

    Posted April 27, 2010 - 4:50 pm

    If you're looking for apps to put on your shiny new iPad, start with these -- and best of all they won't cost you a dime.
  • Take a vacation with your iPad

    Posted April 22, 2010 - 3:40 pm

    Traveling this summer will be more fun than ever...provided you're able to get your hands on an iPad.
  • Designing apps for the iPad: It's not just a big iPhone

    Posted April 20, 2010 - 11:00 am

    User experience (UX) designers don't just make pretty icons, though that certainly can be part of the job. Figuring out how people interact with data and interfaces means understanding ergonomics, psychology, computer science, cognitive science, graphic design and a number of other fields.

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