There are plenty of fun iPad apps (games, music, content), but the iPad can be a personal or professional productivity tool, thanks to some nifty new iPad apps.
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Getting to your files with SugarSync is easy on the iPad. The files actually get downloaded to your iPad and are cached locally (it can cache up to 100 MB, and starts replacing older files as it hits that upper limit. However, one of the downsides -- not SugarSync's fault, just the nature of the iPad's closed system approach -- is that the documents you download can't be accessed any other way -- say a Word document in the iPad Pages app. You actually have to e-mail it to yourself from SugarSync, then open the document from e-mail, triggering Pages, where you can then manipulate the content.
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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