Summertime--and the tablet apps are everywhere. With the recent launch of the Apple iPad 2, application developers just keep on finding new ways to exploit the tablet's portability and beautiful display. Check out these free and low-cost tools for planning summer fun, or just kicking back during your vacation time.
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When planning your outside summer events, knowing the weather forecast is essential. Our favorite iPad choice for weather: The Weather Channel Max (free, ad-supported) for the iPad gives you quick access to what the weather is doing anywhere in the world. Now you won't get blamed for planning the company softball game during rainy conditions. You can also watch streaming video of news and programs that air on the TV channel.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
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?