TabTimes http://tabtimes.com/rss.xml Tablet news and trends Tabtimeshttp://tabtimes.com/sites/default/files/TT_Logo_Vertical_144x144.pnghttp://tabtimes.com en Pro.Calendar for iOS does more than standard calendar apps http://tabtimes.com/news/ittech-os-ipad-ios/2014/08/22/procalendar-ios-does-more-standard-calendar-apps Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:01:05 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15285 David Needle

LightArrow has released a “powerful and intuitive” calendar app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad designed to organize daily schedules and more. 

Pro.Calendar features eight calendar options and organizes work and life events, such as appointments, tasks, todos, reminders, health, fitness and more.

Features include:

• Day, Week, Month, Year and List (Agenda) views with alternative view options.
• Time Ribbon view options for Day, Week and Month views.
• Calendar support for Google, iCloud, Yahoo and all calendars that iOS devices support.
• Personalization with configurable defa... Continue reading >>

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Microsoft updates OneNote for Android for ‘full tablet experience’ http://tabtimes.com/news/ittech-os-android/2014/08/21/microsoft-updates-onenote-android-full-tablet-experience Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:22:38 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15283 David Needle

Microsoft has released a significant update to its OneNote note-taking software for Android devices. 

 A popular tool for professionals and consumers alike, Microsoft is touting the update as of particular interest to students as the release comes just a few weeks ahead of the start of the school year.

“If you’re going back to school or know someone who is, check out this updated version of OneNote—the finest note taking application to help you organize your daily work, take class notes, finish homework, research and more,” said Ayush Rastogi of Microsof... Continue reading >>

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The first non-Nook Nook tablet, by Samsung, is out now http://tabtimes.com/news/ittech-os-android/2014/08/20/first-non-nook-nook-tablet-samsung-out-now Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:41:46 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15279 Patrick Pierra

Barnes & Noble has quit the tablet hardware business and is now partnering with manufacturers to produce Nook-branded tablets.

The first device, called the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, is now available online and in Barnes & Noble stores.

Sold for $179, it’s a standard Galaxy Tab 4, with a Nook navigation layer on top of Android 4.4, several Nook apps pre-loaded and $200 in Nook content thrown in.

Until recently, Nook was competing head-on with Amazon in the tablet space on two fronts:

  • Hardware, with... Continue reading >>
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    [ Permalink | Email this | Comments| Follow @TabTimes| Subscribe to TabTimes newsletters ] ]]> Box powers mobile content-sharing for sales people and others at major pharmaceutical firms http://tabtimes.com/feature/deployment-strategy/2014/08/20/box-powers-mobile-content-sharing-sales-people-and-others Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:29:14 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15275 David Needle

    Online file sharing giant Box is making big progress in winning pharmaceutical accounts.

    A number of major pharmaceutical companies have adopted Box for file-sharing between computers and their fast-growing deployments of iPads, particularly to their sales force.

    Silicon Valley-based Box just announced that Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Boston Scientific Corporation recently chose Box software as their primary platform for managing and collaborating on content. Box already has several pharmaceutical and life sciences customers in its stable, incl... Continue reading >>

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    Middle school students get 24/7 access to iPads & Galaxy tablets in $10 million study http://tabtimes.com/news/education/2014/08/19/middle-school-students-get-247-access-ipads-galaxy-tablets-10-million Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:43:35 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15271 David Needle

    Eight U.S. middle schools will be providing students with tablets and round-the-clock Internet access as part of a study evaluating the device’s effectiveness in education. 

    The hope is that the findings of the $10 million project will help guide K-12 schools and districts in the midst of broad adoption of mobile technology. While there have been many successful iPad and other tablet rollouts, some projects, notably the Los Angeles school district’s massive iPad launch, have had a number of problems.

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    Panasonic woos Windows tablet IT buyers - with a comic book (video) http://tabtimes.com/feature/ittech-os-windows/2014/08/18/panasonic-woos-windows-tablet-it-buyers-comic-book-video Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:27:29 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15269 David Needle

    Can your trusty tablet turn you into a superhero? Probably not, but Panasonic is using the superhero craze to generate buzz for its Toughpad line of rugged tablets. 

    Tech companies such as Apple have paid to have their computers featured in cutting edge science fictions shows, now Panasonic is using the comic book genre.

    Unbreakable Valor is the name of a “limited edition” comic book series Panasonic commissioned featuring an IT manager who uses the company’s Toughpad FZ-E1 rugged handheld Windows tablet to save the day.

    In the first issue, IT specialist Kevin Massing teams up with a group of superheroes called the Leagu... Continue reading >>

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    Expedia aims for ‘sensual product’ with new Android and iPad app for planning and booking travel http://tabtimes.com/news/ittech-os-ipad-ios/2014/08/15/expedia-aims-sensual-product-new-android-and-ipad-app-planning Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:32:52 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15267 David Needle

    Booking travel for business or pleasure can be a chore, but a new travel app from Expedia promises to make it downright fun. 

    Expedia has previewed a new travel app for the iPad and Android tablets that the company says has been designed from the ground up to take advantage of the tablet form factor.

    “We want to build an experience that provides a lot of utility, but travel is a sensual product,” Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said at an event in San Francisco last night reported by Geekwire. The new app ... Continue reading >>

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    LG unwraps LTE version of unique G Pad 8.0 Android tablet for faster connectivity http://tabtimes.com/news/ittech-os-android/2014/08/14/lg-unwraps-lte-version-unique-g-pad-80-android-tablet-faster Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:50:36 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15265 David Needle

    LG has released another model of its unique G Pad 8.0 tablet, an LTE version for faster and more ubiquitous broadband connectivity than the earlier WiFi-only model. 

    Looking to stand out from the gaggle of me-too Android devices, the LG G Pad 8.0 includes a sync QPair 2.0 feature designed to easily connect the tablet to your Android smartphone. The wireless Bluetooth connection lets you answer phone calls, receive notifications, and send text messages, directly from the LG tablet.

    Other use-a-tablet-like-a-smartphone features are designed to make it easier to take photos. With Touch & Shoot you can tap anywhere on the G Pad screen to focus a... Continue reading >>

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    Report: Apple gearing up production of new iPads http://tabtimes.com/news/ittech-os-ipad-ios/2014/08/13/report-apple-gearing-production-new-ipads Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:53:18 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/15261 David Needle

    Apple suppliers have reportedly already starting manufacturing a new iPad designed to boost slowing sales of what is still the world’s best-selling tablet. 

    The new model will sport the same 9.7-inch as earlier iPads and, accoring to a report by Bloomberg, is likely to be unveiled later this month or in September. A new iPad mini is also on track for release later this year.

    Few other details are known, but one new feature is said to be an anti-reflection coating designed to make the iPad easier to read in sunlight.... Continue reading >>

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    True sharing of files and screens between iPads and Android tablets with MobileSputnik http://tabtimes.com/sponsored/enterprise/2014/03/28/true-sharing-files-and-screens-between-ipads-and-android-tablets Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:05:42 -0400 http://tabtimes.com/node/14395 PatrickPierra

    The enterprise mobility platform MobileSputnik now allows direct file sharing between tablets, in addition to server and PC access as well as the ability to edit Office documents.

    Easy and secure access to documents on the go is a must for any enterprise looking to improve its employees' tablet productivity and MobileSputnik has been delivering this capability. Through iPad and Android apps and web clients for smartphones, Mac and PCs, MobileSputnik offers a comprehensive suite of functions including:

    • Login with users’ corporate identity by Active Directory integration
    •... Continue reading >>

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