Do you know your tablet can also act as a teleprompter, whiteboard, heart rate monitor, or even an emergency Windows 7 machine?
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It's easy to catch a flick at 35,000 feet if you've brought your tablet along. But what if you're traveling slate-less? American Airlines recently announced that first and business class passengers on some transcontinental flights will be able to use a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to amuse themselves.
The Galaxy Tab, which replaces the flights' regular entertainment offerings, features 70 movies, including 30 new releases, plus a mix of audio and TV fare. Future uses will include Wi-Fi for Internet browsing, digital publications, and games, the airline said. Let's hope the Galaxy Tab isn't allowed in the lavatory.
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?