Research firm says third-gen Apple iPad users more likely to use the tablet for business
0. phoneArena 19 Jul 2012, 09:22 posted on
According to research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, ever since the launch of the third-iteration of the Apple iPad, business use of the device has picked up tremendously; in a survey of 1,000 purchasers of the tablet from December through April, 21% use their Apple iPad for business...
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1. theoak (Posts: 320; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
Yup ... use my new IPad for work - email - remote desktop - calendar. Works great.
3. PhoneLuver (Posts: 463; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)
Nah.. You'll need a keyboard at some point or atleast a mouse especially when using remote desktop.
5. good2great (Posts: 1039; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
i do the same...
and most say its a "toy" pssh YEAH OK...lol
very well intuitive business device...
2. Aeires (unregistered)
If they expanded the survey, they'd very likely find more people are using tablets for business, regardless of the model. I carry my 7" tablet to work every day, it's the perfect size for mobility while remaining capable for getting tasks done that would be more difficult on a phone.
Given the choice between carrying a tablet or laptop, tablet is going to win every time.
4. theBankRobber (Posts: 645; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)
At y job , the drivers are starting to have us sign on Android tablets and they use them to take pictures of damaged products. Only 1 person has a iPod touch for a signature. Guess what size tablet these drivers have???? 7" , that's right, it fits into there jackets and sleve with there paperwork. Even if apple managed to get a 7" Ipad out on the market, they would have to match the price point of Android tablets. Companies don't care how great the screen is, as Long as there's a app for business purposes, they will go with a cheaper tablet.