Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Today's Headlines

Tablet Sales Will Not Erode PC Sales Says Prominent Research Company
Tablets aren’t cannibalizing notebooks; they’re converging with them. And fears that the post-PC era will see sales of PCs and notebooks eaten away by the iPad and its ilk are more than a bit overblown.  That’s the theory put forth by Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi.

Next Version of iPad in the Works
International Business Times
It's not iPad 3.  "There are some indications from the supply chain that Apple may look to introduce an 'iPad 2 Plus' device as they put out request for quotes from various component suppliers for this marginally different device," FBR Capital Markets analyst Craig Berger wrote in a note to clients.

The Five Missing Features That Hinder HP'sTouchPad
International Business Times
Among the problems:  clunky design, slow processor and a dearth of apps.

iPads Strengthen Ties Between Lawyers and Clients
USA Today
Two Phoenix personal-injury attorneys are using tablet computers to help solve an age-old complaint attorneys hear from clients: I can never reach my lawyer.  Marc Lamber and James Goodnow have given Apple iPads to 20 of their major clients. The tablet PCs — which are given back to the law firm when a case is over — are used as so-called "red phones" that allow clients to contact either attorney if they have a question or want more information about their case.

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