In today's news, our favorite Cupertino company acquires a notable augmented reality company, IBM has started allowing employees to choose Macs for their workstations, and word from the supply line in China claims that both rumored upcoming iPhones will get a key new feature.
In today's Apple Daily, we get a look of what sorta-possibly may be some kind of mold for the rumored 12-inch "iPad Pro" as well as a look at a new hire that could mean great things for Apple's recent ventures into enterprise. In addition, be sure to check out what Apple's doing to express its support for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy in France.
Last July Apple made a surprise leap into enterprise when it partnered with IBM to combine the best aspects of Apple's hardware and software with IBM's extensive knowledge of working with enterprise data. Today the first fruits of that collaboration appeared in the form of 10 apps for iOS aimed at enterprise customers.
In a move that almost certainly comes as a blow to Microsoft and Google, Apple and IBM today announced a partnership that will allow them each to expand the mobility options of enterprise customers with the help of new apps and services for iOS. It'll almost certainly result in a massive boost to Apple's enterprise sales.
For many, Apple's MacBook line has become one of the best ways to run Windows thanks to virtualization software. But for those who don't want to gobble up hard disk space by installing their own, a new cloud-based option is now available.
TechCrunch reports that Appcelerator quietly announced its annual data, discussing the percentage of app development for the enterprise by mobile OS. Last year, Apple's iOS and Google's Android were deadlocked at 44%. This year however, Apple made a significant jump to 53% while Android slowly sunk to 38%.
Did you hear the news? Never mind the fact that the iPad 2 is selling out all over the world -- a prominent Dell executive has predicted it’s doomed to fail. Meanwhile, an HP executive claims Apple has a “poor relationship” with its partners.
It has been well documented that the iPad is starting to come into its own as a power player within the corporate world. As businesses start to become more familiar with the "magical" device, and finding ways to integrate its use into everyday functions, one major Apple partner could be on the verge of implementing it onto their sales floors for associates to utilize.
If you've been begging your business' IT overlords to upgrade your old Blackberry beater to some new iPhone hotness, you might soon get your wish, as Apple has sorted out a method for enterprise iOS users to create customizeable App Store filters.