Despite setting records with its most recent quarterly results, Apple continues to see its iPad sales slide. Apple is betting that its alliance with IBM will spur iPad adoption in the enterprise and revive iPad sales.
As widely reported, two Florida residents filed a lawsuit in California alleging that their 16GB iPhones, iPads and iPods had less usable space than Apple promised and that the usable space was reduced further by upgrading to iOS 8. Such allegations are unlikely to help Apple in its effort to gain enterprise market share from Android devices, which are by far the most popular among smartphone users.
For enterprise users of iPad who need to work with business documents, don't fret. There are alternatives to the Microsoft Office for iPad app, notes James Kendrick with ZDNet.
New details of the much-anticipated larger iPad tablet has apparently been leaked by a Japanese publication.
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As iPads sales slow in the consumer market, Apple is accelerating its effort to market iPads to the enterprise market. But Cupertino still faces a number of hurdles in getting iPads into the enterprise
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Despite consecutive quarters of declining iPad sales, Apple is trying to remain upbeat--banking on its recent enterprise mobility alliance with IBM. The first enterprise apps coming out of the alliance is set to launch next month, says Apple.
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Apple takes the wraps off a slimmer iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3 with a 128GB storage option.