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  • Microsoft's freemium Office apps jump to top of iPad chart

    Posted March 28, 2014 - 9:32 am

    Word, Excel and PowerPoint vault to No. 1, 2 and 3 on Apple's free iPad list.
  • 7 free iPad business apps to get you started

    Posted March 27, 2014 - 4:57 pm

    If you're new to the Apple iPad, there are a wealth of iOS apps designed for the tablet. Here are seven free business apps to experiment with, and to get you productive out of the gate:
  • Apple requiring app submissions to be optimized for iOS 7 by Feb. 1

    Posted December 19, 2013 - 1:35 pm

    All developers will be required to submit apps that are compatible with iOS 7 and built with Xcode 5 as of February 1, 2014.
  • Apps deployed on iPhone and iPad dominate in the enterprise

    Posted October 18, 2013 - 4:26 pm

    Companies are using the iOS platform more than 95% of the time to launch their custom and standard commercial apps, a new survey of Good Technology's 5,000 global customers found.
  • Linux-based rifle scope lets beginners hit targets a quarter mile away, view results on free iPad Mini

    Posted May 23, 2013 - 5:00 pm

    A high-tech Texas gun designer has started shipping its first generation shooting system that combines a hunting rifle with a Linux-based scope that takes so much guesswork out of hitting targets a quarter mile away that even novices can do it.
  • 10 top creative tools and apps for the iPad

    Posted March 2, 2013 - 8:31 am

    Apple’s tablet is tailor-made for touchscreen creativity – as are many iOS apps. Here are 10 of the most inspiring examples.
  • Amazon warns users not to install current version of the Kindle app for iOS

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 12:00 pm

    Kindle app devotees will want to shy away from the Update All button in the App Store for the time being. Amazon recently released an update to the app, but unlucky upgraders discovered that the app update logged them out and wiped out their stored books.
  • Great apps for your new iOS device

    Posted December 26, 2012 - 11:03 pm

    Maybe a friend or relation gave you the gift of a new iPhone or iPad this holiday season, in which case you are a fortunate person. Perhaps you were the one who gave the gift of a new iOS device, in which case you are a generous soul. But what apps should go on that new iOS device? Well, that's where we come in.
  • The 7 best iPad board games for Christmas

    Posted December 23, 2012 - 10:06 pm

    We've collected the finest iPad board games, suitable for all the family to enjoy this Christmas.
  • The 2012 app gems awards

    Posted December 22, 2012 - 8:03 am

    Apple rightly takes a lot of pride in the size of its App Store -- more than 750,000 apps are available for the iPhone and iPad, according to the company’s last count. But the risk of having such a massive emporium for mobile software is that the sheer volume of not-so-hot apps pushes the truly great offerings out of the spotlight. Not to worry, though: Plenty of iOS apps still combine great design and must-have features to help you get even more out of your iPhone and iPad. We’ve discovered nearly two dozen apps in the past year that remind us how the App Store and the iOS universe are about quality, not just quantity.
  • Five must-have business apps for the iPad Mini

    Posted November 8, 2012 - 4:50 pm

    It may be smaller, but Apple's new tablet is no less capable of running productivity-boosting apps.
  • Ford dealers get iPad app to use with showroom customers

    Posted August 13, 2012 - 1:25 pm

    Ford dealers now have an iPad app they can use to quickly check available inventory and offer product information to help customers in their showrooms.
  • CloudOn adds Box.net support

    Posted April 11, 2012 - 7:12 am

    CloudOn has released version 2.0 of its iPad app. As before, the app lets you work on Microsoft Office documents stored on Dropbox from Apple’s tablet. This latest update adds support for Box.net cloud storage, among other tweaks.
  • Facebook updates iPad app for new Retina display

    Posted April 7, 2012 - 7:17 am

    Facebook has updated its iPad app to take advantage of the new iPad’s Retina display.
  • New iPad: The best Retina display apps & games to download today

    Posted March 18, 2012 - 7:37 am

    With the new iPad on sale, early adopters and Apple fans will be want to check out these apps and games.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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