Not that Apple ever was seriously threatened, but the second quarter saw Android take two percentage points from iOS for a 32% share of enterprise activations as ranked by Good Technology’s Good Mobility Index. In its newest report released today, Android’s share stands at 29% for the third quarter, while iOS stands at 69%, up from 67% in Q2.
For the sixth consecutive quarter, Windows Phone held a 1% share of mobile activations.
While the newest iPhones had only been out less than a month when the data was collected, Good says a clear trend is the popularity of the iPhone 6 model accounting for 85% of activations versus the larger and more expensive [...]
The tablets are being provided to all incoming 2013 first-year students and are being integrated into the freshman curriculum in English, Speech, Math, and University College programs. The program, called Mobile Dawg, includes deploying the tablets to 2,700-2,800 students and 500 faculty and staff at Southern Illinois University.
The tablets are preloaded with Windows 8 Professional operating system and touch enabled Microsoft Office 2013 Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
The campus also included its own software such as an e-reader so students can videoconference with study partners in other buildings, track search results from around the world, highlight [...]
While iOS won’t let you replace a native app with an alternative, there is no reason to stick with what Apple gave you when there are so many options out there. Consider these choices when looking for a superior experience browsing the web, reading email, taking notes or updating your calendar.
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Apple's legal pad-themed Notes app is due for a makeover. But you can stop waiting and get more note-taking capabilities with Things for iPad. Get ready for some sticker shock, as it will cost you $19.99. However [...]
Gansler says that affordable Android tablets could be used to help prisoners read eBooks, sign up for online learning programs and connect with friends and family via email, things which he believes could ease their transition back into reality.
"It has to work," Gansler said, reports The Baltimore Sun.
"We have the ability in the 21st century to educate children online. You can learn a language online. Why can't we educate our offenders?"
The report details that the proposal is based on the tablets being given to each inmate in a low or medium-security prison, in order to limit potential fights.
The tablets would be designed [...]