Take advantage of tablet-based devices in a System i world.
Written by Mike Faust
According to a USA Today article from December of 2010, 21 million tablet PCs were sold in 2010. Most of those sales were as a result of Apple's introduction of the iPad. Tablet devices like the Apple iPad are often thought of as high-tech "toys" used for simple tasks like playing games, sending email, Web surfing, or maybe watching a movie or listening to music. But the real power of these devices that's often overlooked is the potential of using them as business tools. Specifically, I believe these devices are well-suited for use in the System i world. This article explores a few of the options for using tablets with the System i.
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