Your tablet battery can last more than the typical 8 to 10 hours if you follow these smart strategies for iPad, Android devices.
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A cellular-ready tablet makes a good car navigation system, particular when it's fitted snugly in a car mount. Why? Because a tablet's big screen is a lot easier to read than a puny smartphone screen.
But location services, such as GPS mapping apps, are proven power hogs, and it's very easy to turn on a navigation app and forget it's running in the background. You should use location services only when necessary, or take the extreme approach and disable them altogether. On Android tablets, go to Settings > Location and turn off GPS services and other location-based tools by unchecking the appropriate box. To disable location services on an iPad, visit Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.