Thursday, 27 September 2012

1 in 4 tablet owners say it is now their primary computer

Tablets in the Enterprise

TechRepublic Member | September 27, 2012

1 in 4 tablet owners say it is now their primary computer

One in four tablet owners now turn to their slates as their primary computer, and three out of four American enterprises are finding ways to make use of them. Surely the days of the PC are numbered? Maybe not. Read more

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Electrical Efficiency Modeling for Data Centers

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How to implement the data less iPad

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Text from your tablet with Tablet Talk

Jack Wallen takes a look at Tablet Talk, an inexpensive application that allows you to send and receive text messages on your Android tablet. Read more

How to prepare for the end of the PC era

The change in market share of core components, like computer memory, should serve as a leading indicator that changes to the traditional IT model are coming, and change always favors the prepared. Read more

A week with iOS 6: What's good, what's bad

Wil Limoges has been putting iOS 6 through its paces. While there are some cool new flourishes and features, there are some problems too. Here's what you need to know before downloading the new OS on your device. Read more

Infographic: Your dirty habits making you sick

This infographic by Ion Swipes takes a look at some disturbing stats concerning germs at home and the workplace. Read more

Posts from ZDNet


What to expect in the mobile space the rest of the year

No question 2012 has been an exciting one in the mobile space, and it is going to continue for the rest of the year. We will see a flood of unique tablets, and the phone space is going to heat up, too. Read more

How will you manage tablet fever?

A whopping 82 percent of companies expect to support tablets for employees - welcome to the anytime, anywhere information workplace, writes Simon Yates. Read more

No Barnes & Noble 'Wook' for the Windows faithful

Barnes & Noble took the wraps off its coming Nook HD and HD+ tablets. They're still Android, not Windows, inside. Read more

Tweetings: Best Twitter app for Nexus 7 (and maybe any platform)

I spend far too much time using Twitter and have tried just about every mobile Twitter app on every platform. Tweetings on the Nexus 7 may be the best Twitter app on any mobile platform. Read more

Barnes & Noble goes with the family plan on new Nook HD tablets

Barnes & Noble hones its tablet strategy firmly with a family-friendly focus. Read more

Featured multimedia


Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Kindle Fire HD. This 7-inch Amazon tablet is easy to open, simple to disassemble, and has a completely redesigned interior. View on site

Manage access and filter content with these five apps

Jack Wallen identifies five content access management and filtering apps. View on site

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The Tablets in the Enterprise newsletter is now a co-branded ZDNet and TechRepublic offering. In addition to TechRepublic bloggers' tips about tablet deployments and management and new products, you will get the latest from ZDNet Mobile News, Hardware 2.0, Between the Lines, and Tech Broiler blogs. We hope you enjoy this expanded tablets coverage.

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