The federal government has embraced mobile applications with enthusiasm, creating dozens of iPhone and Android smartphone apps. More recently, agencies have begun developing iPad apps. These 10 stand out for their visual appeal and functionality.
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The Federal Register app, designed by University of Central Florida's Institute for Simulation and Training, Allogy Interactive, and Mobilegov with input from the Government Printing Office and the White House, is a tablet version of the government's newspaper of record, the Federal Register. Users can scroll through the table of contents by department and view summaries or full versions of the articles.
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The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?