Apple changed the way we think about computing and digital devices--again--when it introduced the iPad tablet in early 2010. Take a look back and a peek ahead.
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In early 2010, Apple's developer agreement imposed strict limits on the tools developers could use to create iOS apps. While Apple only really enforced those rules with respect to Adobe's Flash technology, most non-Apple development tool makers were uncertain about whether their development software could be used to create iPad apps. In September, 2010, Apple relaxed its rules, ensuring that innovative apps created with third-party tools wouldn't be denied access to Apple's iTunes App Store.
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.