Even if it wasn't the only automatic chart-maker in the App Store, we're pretty sure that Viz would be the best. With a unique interface that churns out professional-looking graphs without the need to mess with spreadsheets or percentages, Viz does one thing very well — so well that we've already started looking for excuses to use it.
We all know how well Pages can present newsletters, school reports, letters and brochures. But exciting presentation doesn’t have to stop when it comes to adding figures and percentages to your Pages project.
While it’s sometimes necessary to include a spreadsheet or other numerical representation in your document, it doesn’t have to be the boring kind. Using Pages’ in-built chart creation tool borrowed from iWork’s Numbers, you can quickly turn dull-looking data into stunning charts and even make them three-dimensional for added pizzazz. You can turn a wide range of data into a chart, from budget information and cost analyses through to earnings, valuations and more, and make them fit into the overall design of your project with ease.
It’s been a long and winding road for Apple subsidiary FileMaker, but this week all roads lead to one place: FileMaker Pro 12, the company’s latest major update to their flagship database software, which aims to “instantly create stunning databases” while making the cost of admission cheaper than ever before for mobile users.
Those of us who were Mac fans when Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1996 were a hardy bunch, having been through a rough 11 years since his departure. While the return was a cause for celebration to be sure, who could ever have imagined the wild ride that he would have taken the company on in the years to follow?
If there's one tool every pilot has to rely on, it's their flight navigation charts. While these charts have traditionally been paper-based, American Airlines feels they can save $1.2 million by having their pilots try an alternative in the iPad.
Last week, app developer Outfit7 announced a milestone with more than 100 million apps downloaded. So how do you follow up a feat such as this? By introducing your latest and greatest character, then having it skyrocket to the number one entertainment app within 48 hours.
The iPad has launched Apple into third place in the market of portable tablet computers. The Cupertino-based company is currently surpassing the likes of other tech giants, such as Asus, Lenovo, Toshiba, and even Dell.
Deutsche Bank's Chris Whitmore believes that investors will really look at tablet computers when assessing consumer technology trends. "When including the iPad as part of the [notebook] market. Apple leapt over Asus, Lenovo, Toshiba and Dell in terms of global unit share," he writes.
If you often sit and wonder how your iPad data plan here in the U.S. compares to the rest of the world, you can wonder no more. As it turns out, AT&T isn’t the worst offender when it comes to overpriced data plans for the iPad, and the cheapest prices are probably somewhere you’d never guess.