Posts Tagged ‘ipad’
Third quarter net income grows 13 per cent as iPhone maker Apple sees growth in overseas markets
Microsoft is doing more than just comparing its Surface Pro 3 to the MacBook Air; it’s now offering up to $650 credit to Apple users who trade-in their old machines for the new Windows hybrid devices. Apple probably isn’t worried, but other PC vendors and resellers should.
PC sales are growing faster than tablets for the first time since the iPad burst onto the scene in 2010, at least among western European distributors.
Apple products are making historic inroads in the enterprise, a fact that’s giving IT pros fits over management, a new study finds.
The iPad mainstreamed the tablet computer, putting easy, touch-based devices in the hands of millions of users, and sparked a computing revolution. Five years on, evidence is growing that the tablet’s days may be numbered as the handhelds get squeezed between PCs and smartphones.
Much attention is being placed on how Microsoft’s new Office for iPad could make it harder for Windows to gain a foothold in tablets. The greater potential is that the new app could make it easier for solution providers to sell the cloud-based Office 365 and drag complementary product sales.
Microsoft will take a page from Faulkner and kill one of its darlings next week when it unveils its long-awaited version of the Office productivity suite for iPad.
Microsoft’s point-of-sale efforts could make Surface a legitimate part of retail business services and elevate the fondleslab from partner pariah to channel chum.