News Round-up 2/18/2012: Apple release preview of Mountain Lion, and CEO Tim Cook hints at a broad iphone attack
A new analysis shows that the adoption of tablets in the enterprise, led largely by Apple's iPad, is having an accelerating impact on the decline corporate printing.
Microsoft’s presence in the enterprise will erode in coming years as workers gravitate increasingly toward tablets and smartphones tethered to the cloud, according to an analyst report from Forrester Research. Apple will prove the main beneficiary of the trend, as its mobile products gain increased traction within businesses large and small.
Apple announced OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion's summer availability, released a developer preview and made available, as public beta, Messages, one of the new features. Suddenly, the year's schedule of software releases is a dramatic showdown between Mountain Lion and Windows 8 and Windows on ARM. Can you say cat fight?
CEO, Tim Cook, came out with strong stuff during his speech at a Goldman Sachs conference yesterday, as has been widely-reported, he stoutly defended the company's commitment to better working conditions in its factories, hinted at a share buyback for investors, and more.
Ted Schadler lends some firsthand thoughts on using the MacBook Air in the enterprise, including testing Parallels Desktop!
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