The best of 2010: Apple iPad
|The Apple iPad, announced in April 2010, has re-energized the tablet industry.
Corporate IT workers have found applications such as Wyse PocketCloud and
Citrix Receiver, which allow the iPad to connect to a Windows desktop, useful.
It isn't clear if these apps and others will be enough to make the iPad a corporate desktop
replacement, but many IT shops are giving the iPad a closer look. And with the recent announcement
of a unified operating system with the
iPhone, Apple's wisdom is starting to show. (Now, if it could only run Flash-based
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David Strom is a freelance writer and professional speaker based in St. Louis. He is former editor in chief of TomsHardware.com, Network Computing magazine and DigitalLanding.com. Read more from Strom at Strominator.com.
This was first published in December 2010