Looking for the perfect gift for your beloved this year? Something tells us a tablet might be just the ticket. BYTE looks at five: The Apple iPad 4, the iPad Mini, the Samsung Galaxy 10.1, the Microsoft Surface, and the Kindle Fire HD.
Take everything good and bad about the Apple iPad and shrink it down into a lighter tablet with a 7.9-inch screen and you have the Apple iPad Mini. Although its entry-level price of $329 is high -- about $80 more than expected -- the iPad Mini is already proving to be popular anyway. And with cellular versions shipping just in time for Black Friday, look for the iPad Mini to be high on holiday wish lists.
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.
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