Among tablet owners, it's their favorite Web browser, according to a new survey
The 500 or so Apple (AAPL) iPad owners who responded to Business Insider's survey last week were self-selected, so they're not what you would call a scientific sample. But their answers, posted Saturday, are instructive. Among the results that caught our eye:
77.6% say they use their iPad more now than when they first got it. Nearly 85% are MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 14, 2010 5:56 AM ET
There is a lot happening next week in Android-land, but the biggest impact may come from the biggest U.S. carrier.
Along with the Samsung Continuum and possibly a new Nexus Two, Verizon (VZ) is going to release its Android App Store next week. Or at least that's what a note says on its website:
"Verizon Wireless will begin pushing a software update to the DROID Incredible next week. The update includes software MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 4, 2010 3:14 PM ET
The new Android App looks pretty darn good on my Galaxy Tab.
I'm not sure why Facebook isn't delivering a great app for the iPad, but I fired up the Android Market after Mark Zuckerberg's Mobile announcement today and found a brilliant new app waiting for my Samsung Galaxy Tab. Sure, it is the same app that phones like the Sprint EVO and Verizon Droid use but because Android scales to many MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 3, 2010 5:06 PM ET
Third-party Applications, Cloud Printers and Sync Services appear to be en route for Google Docs.
The unofficial Google Operating System Blog revealed today that Google may soon be offering some new features to its Docs service. The code was uncovered in a Docs webpage and seems to indicate three new features that have long been talked about as upgrades:
Cloud printing will allow users to print to any Cloud-enabled printer in the MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 2, 2010 2:29 PM ET
By putting out a Request for Quotation (RFQ) that doesn't allow for any company besides Microsoft to compete, Google's offering wasn't given a fair shot and taxpayer dollars were wasted, Mountain View says.
The U.S. Department of the Interior and its 88,000 employees didn't give Google Apps adequate consideration for its messaging needs, according to a complaint filed by Google (GOOG) and its reselling partner, ONIX Networking Corporation.
The DOI stipulated that the solution had to be MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 1, 2010 1:58 PM ET
The iOS App Store is large and dynamic market place, and measuring its size can be tricky
On Sept. 1, Steve Jobs announced that there were more than 250,000 apps to choose from in Apple's (AAPL) App Store.
On Saturday, two websites -- VentureBeat and MacNN, it's not clear which was first -- reported that the count had crossed the 300,000 mark.
Fifty thousand new apps in the space of six weeks? That MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 17, 2010 7:40 AM ET
Over three million K-12 students in New York State will now have access to the same collaborative suite of online apps that many businesses use.
Google (GOOG) has now enabled schools in five different states to use Google Apps in their education departments, statewide. New York was added to the list today. Those three million students in New York State will be able to send and receive e-mail, share calendars and documents and MORESeth Weintraub - Oct 5, 2010 2:13 PM ET
Developers seem to be interested in the type of numbers that Android is producing.
According to an Appcelerator/IDC report published today, mobile developers have a growing interest in developing for Google's (GOOG) Android, even over Apple's (AAPL) iOS platform. The interest is likely related, at least in part, to Android's exploding market share.
72% of developers say Android "is best positioned to power a large number and variety of connected devices in the future," MORESeth Weintraub - Sep 27, 2010 11:24 AM ET
Whether you use an iPhone, Blackberry or Android you may be earning Google some revenue when you use their Maps applications and APIs.
You didn't think Google (GOOG) was offering up all of those maps that you see all over the Web as just a goodwill gesture, did you? Now developers who use Google's Maps UI including Apple (AAPL), with their Maps.app on iPhone, will be supporting Google's advertising efforts.
Google will be MORESeth Weintraub - Sep 7, 2010 3:20 PM ET
NPD reports today that Microsoft Office 2010 sales are much lower than its initial release of Office 2007 and only slightly improved over its Office sales earlier this year.
NPD gives a few reasons for the lackluster consumer launch, which began just two weeks ago.
Office 2007 was launched alongside Vista
The Office Suite market is saturated
Office 2010 was launched during a seasonally slow period for PC purchases [I'd add Intel just announced MORE
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