The newest competitor in the tablet wars has finally arrived. HP's TouchPad running WebOS is a very compelling hardware and software combination that proves easy to use. It's not completely polished, however. Here's a look at the star features.
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QuickOffice is one of the few productivity apps that run across mobile OS platforms, and it has become one of our favorite tools, because you can access Box.net, Dropbox, Google Docs, SugarSync docs, and any native or local documents on the device, all from one interface. You can move those documents around, from one cloud service to the other. The TouchPad version is a bit quirky; it gave us some memory problems, and it's definitely not as smooth or intuitive as its cousins written for other platforms.
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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