Do Enterprises Want a 13-inch iPad Pro?

A new rumor from Digitimesreported by 9to5Mac, corroborates previous rumors (from The Wall Street Journal and others) of a larger, 13-inch iPad Pro.

While I agree with much of 9to5Mac’s analysis, I don’t agree with their comments about keeping the same form factor as the current iPad, nor do I agree with the rumor’s educational customer emphasis.

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9 Steps to Enterprise Mobile Self-Actualization, Part 2 of 3

I’m in the middle of creating a 3-part series on the Magenic web site titled “9 Steps to Enterprise Mobile Self-Actualization”.

The first installment talked about development technology. Over time, enterprises mature in the technology they use to address mobility.

The second installment, posted today, talks about audience. Enterprises often start with “We need an app, pronto!” in the consumer space. But this, too, tends to evolve over time, as more uses for mobility become obvious.

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iOS is Dead! Long Live iOS!

The meaning of the phrase “The King is Dead! Long Live the King!” may be lost on many Americans, as we don’t have a monarchy. It’s an apparent contradiction, and seems baffling. It has its roots in France, where as soon as the king died, his son or heir would instantly be the new king. So the phrase really means “The Old King is Dead! Long Live the New King!”. It just doesn’t sound as catchy that way.

In a similar manner, it’s clear that Apple is declaring that “iOS is Dead! Long Live iOS!”. Allow me to explain.

iOS 7 on iPhone and iPad

Apple made a huge announcement last night that will have a dramatic effect on any iOS applications your enterprise may have written. Apple stated in no uncertain terms that, Continue reading

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