In a fast-paced event Tuesday, Apple unleashed a bunch of new products across its iPad and Mac product lines, along with updates to over 20 apps and (oh, yeah) a new version of OS X, too.
The iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina Display grabbed everyone's attention at Apple's October 22 press event, but they weren't the only thing Apple had to announce.
As it did after launching the MacBook Air, weight and thickness will be the metrics by which new tablets will be evaluated. But the Windows world fares pretty well here, actually.
Apple's little tablet costs a lot more, but its thriving ecosystem makes it hard to beat.
Apple's iPad may be more well-rounded, but the Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1 win screens-down for Office-centric productivity.
Microsoft has enhanced its Yammer enterprise social networking suite's mobile applications, email integration, and document collaboration.
Two fall Apple events are better than one! The folks from Cupertino will show off something new next week on October 22.
Double is an easy-to-use robot that uses an iPad for its controls and videoconferencing.
The idea of developing a touch-oriented Windows 8 'Modern' app version of Microsoft Office before launching Office for iPad seems to make sense at first blush, but it's still a poor strategy.
Good news! Microsoft's bringing Office to the iPad. Bad news: It won't be for a while.
When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads, they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites. They exposed what can go wrong with Apple's approach to supporting companies and schools looking to deploy and manage thousands of iPads.
Microsoft executives last week came the closest yet to saying that the company will release Office on iPads and Android tablets, but stopped short of specifics.