Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 8, including a release date of Oct. 16 for new iPad, business messaging startup Avaamo raises $6.3 million in seed funding, tablet shipments seeing small growth due to larger smartphones and notebooks, lawmakers' preference for Apple products and mobile VoIP's rise to the top of global VoIP connections.
Re/code (Formally AllThingsD) on Friday reported that Apple plans to hold an iPad-centric event at an on-campus location in Cupertino, and that the date will be on October 16, not October 21 as widely reported earlier. This news is worth looking at, as the site has an excellent track record of predicting Apple events.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 30, including a need for budgeting on mobility by SMBs, the event startup that just received $1.5 million, China OKs the sale of the new iPhone, the ongoing tablet war and what chip maker just passed Qualcomm for second in tablet app processors.
Apple will reportedly be releasing two new iPad tablets on October 21, which is rumored to include a new iPad Air and its third iPad mini offering.
Apple's anticipated 12.9-inch iPad could be exactly what the tech company needs to drive much needed growth in the enterprise, according to an article at ZDNet.
Apple is one of the top mobile health solutions providers, based on the popularity of the iPad among medical professionals and the numerous mHealth apps for iPhone users, judges market research firm TechNavio.
Facing the second consecutive quarter of declining iPad sales, CEO Tim Cook is betting that Apple's alliance with IBM will stanch the bleeding by opening up the enterprise channel to more iPad purchases.
The installed base of Android tablets is expected to pass that of iPads this year, predicts ABI Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 17, including Google's hand-selected partners for Glass, what the Amazon Appstore means for its new smartphone, why Apple needs to show the iPad some love, Samsung's tenuous reign as the top tablet vendor and smartphones as the driving force behind double-digit growth in smart connected devices.
The survey of IT managers by Dimensional Research on behalf of JAMF Software finds that the percentage of Apple devices in the enterprise has more than doubled over the last three years.