Move over Generation X and Y, there’s a new movement capturing headlines – the BYOD generation. It seems consumers (many of whom who are also your employees), can’t get their hands on new tablets and smartphones fast enough. But what does that mean for your corporate network? Here are eight ideas.
After using the Samsung Galaxy Note II for a few weeks, I began to wonder if the 5” plus smartphones are the perfect devices for mobile professionals. I think it would be hard to argue that the larger the screen the more productive we can be. But what is the largest pocketable screen size?
The proliferation of tablets in the consumer market has been heavily reported, but the professional design and manufacturing space is equally interesting. As professionals in these markets are increasingly on the go, there has been a trend toward developing software solutions specifically for tablets and slate PCs.
One of the things Apple has demonstrated over its lifetime is that it has become the great disruptor. When the Mac came on the scene in 1984 and introduced computer users to the graphical user interface, it shook up the text based DOS OS market so dramatically that it forced Microsoft to follow their lead quickly in order to stay relevant. Now GUIs are the norm on all PCs.
The first reviews are in on the Surface Pro ahead of the tablet’s launch later this week. And while many of these note good things around Windows 8 and the look of the device, concerns have been raised over battery life and the weight of the device.
I have written extensively since the launch of the first iPad about the tablet’s important role in the future of computing. But many in the industry who have long watched, predicted, and benefited from the evolution of the desktop computer to the notebook and its success disagree with the more bullish view that tablets could eventually replace laptops.
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