Friday, 29 June 2012

[TechRepublic] 10 tips for first-time iPad users

Tablets in the Enterprise

TechRepublic Member | June 29, 2012

10 tips for first-time iPad users

If you're new to the iPad, its functionality may be confusing at first. Brien Posey shares some basic instructions to get you past the awkward stage. Read more

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Live Webcast: Get Lucky: How to Put Planned Serendipity to Work for You and Your Business

If you thought luck only happens to a select few, you're wrong. Serendipity can be planned and fostered to occur early and often. How you ask? Good question. Don't miss this webcast with Lane Becker, the author of "Get Lucky," as he shows how to guarantee success.

Take corporate workflow to tablets with Formotus Forms Central

Formotus Forms Central offers a platform for extending XML-based workflow to corporate tablets. Will Kelly proves an overview of the Formotus platform. Read more

Microsoft Surface: Has iPad's first serious rival finally arrived?

Thanks to the iPad's success, Microsoft's Surface tablet would have been largely unthinkable a year or so ago. Despite that Apple influence, a significantly different ideology runs through Microsoft's device. Read more

Sync your Android tablet to your Ubuntu One account

Find out why Jack Wallen thinks Ubuntu One is a great tool for connecting your Android tablet to a cloud space and syncing with your Ubuntu-based Linux machine. Read more

Infographic: Android closes the gap on iOS

Thanks to Amazon's Kindle Fire, Android is closing the gap on iOS in the U.S. tablet market. Read more

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Poll results: IT Pros plan to buy Microsoft Surface tablets not iPads

IT pros are more likely to purchase a Windows 8-based tablet than they are likely to purchase any other tablet, including the Apple iPad. Read more

How to replace a broken front panel on your iPad 2 or iPad 3

Breaking the glass on your iPad may not stop it from working, but can make it difficult and unsafe to use. Here's a step-by-step guide to fixing a broken front panel on your iPad 2 or iPad 3. Read more

BYOD will push up IT costs, say tech chiefs

Staff expect to use their own gadgets at work but this could be a major headache - and cost - for the organisation. Read more

Embedding HTML in your Android apps

Leverage HTML and JavaScript in your Android apps by using the web view widget. William J. Francis shows you how in this tutorial. Read more

Options for using mobile devices with Google Apps for email

Help users stay connected with this overview of how you can set up mobile devices to access email on Google Apps. Read more

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Google's Android 4.1 tablet, the Nexus 7 (pictures)

At Google I/O, the company announces its newest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet, the Nexus 7 by Asus. View on site

Hands-on with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (pictures)

On the first day of Google I/O 2102, Google took the wraps off Android 4.1, or Jelly Bean. CNET takes you for a deeper dive through some of the update's new features. View on site

Five Windows 8 apps that add search capabilities

With Windows 8, applications can work as search providers. Justin James highlights five apps that showcase this new functionality. View on site

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