Tim Cook uses his iPad for 80% of his work
posted by Michael H. / Jul 17, 2014, 9:50 PM
Apple and IBM are trying to push iOS devices for enterprise use. It is certainly a good sound bite when trying to sell iPads to enterprise to be able to say that the head of the world's most valuable company does 80% of his work on an iPad. Overall, it isn't all that hard to believe either.Or, maybe Cook is just claiming that to be true because
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I thought Google passed Apple as most valuable?
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 9:54 PM 7
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Valuable in terms of market cap, and Apple is by far #1 on that. Apple's market cap is $561.3B. Number 2 is Exxon at $440B, and Google is number 3 at $257.4B.
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 10:26 PM 4
the title of this story tells us for sure that ceo does not do much but youtube search and edit pics if its 80% of his work is done on it
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 10:32 PM 2
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too many apple news, might as well saying Bill Gates use M$ lappy for 80% for his work. More news on Xiaomi Huawei Lenovo Oppo Oneplus Mediatek please....
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 9:55 PM 6
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A windows laptop could do 100% of bill gates work*
posted on Jul 18, 2014, 12:03 AM 6
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Quality expensive very good apps, will be needed for enterprises, not average priced ones. Starting from $20 Playstore really needs good quality apps. This POS that is in charge of Playstore, needs to be buttkick ed out, right know.
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 9:56 PM 2
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I don't think I could do productivity on a tablet. Don't get me wrong it's possible. But for me nothing beats a computer. That being said I think most of what Cook does for business is probably handling emails which is really easy on an iPad.
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 10:04 PM 6
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After building a PC for roughly the cost of my 32 GB iPad Air, I can say that I wholeheartedly agree - nothing beats productivity on a good PC. The fact that it can also play almost every game I throw at it at 1080p 60fps is just a nice cherry on top. Still, unless there's some way to do multiple displays with an iPad, it won't really come close to PC utility. Related: i.imgur.com/9le0Xut.png Also, my PC build for the interested: imgur.com/a/fTxul
posted on Jul 18, 2014, 2:17 AM 1
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"Tim Cook uses his iPad for 80% of his work" I think it is not true. In my opinion he says so just because he is CEO of Apple Inc. It would be more reliable if it was Microsoft Surface Pro 3 not an iPad.
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 10:15 PM 7
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i Disagree, i think he does in fact do 80% of his work on an i Pad; what most people are failing to factor is that 80% of his workday is about 0.31% of that of the average corporate U.S. worker. So, iN actuality, he doesn't do much - he probably spends more time charging his i Pad at Starbucks than actual work!
posted on Jul 17, 2014, 10:31 PM 3
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