Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8

Idaconcpts

Besides Google Android, the tablet king Apple iPad is about to get a taut rival in Windows 8. Microsoft has already previewed its ARM compatible Windows 8 and a dedicated app store called the Windows Store for it. New iPad Vs Windows 8 tablets.

Microsoft Office for Android and iOS? Adobe holds the answer.

Josh S Peters

I recently read an interesting article on The Guardian about Microsoft releasing apps for the iPad. The Guardian article points out several times that Microsoft’s biggest driver behind any play here would be revenue. This is the model Microsoft needs to follow.

Trending Sources

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Friendly For Facebook (free) – I can’t believe that Facebook has not created an iPad app yet, but in the meantime, Friendly does a great job of providing a nice user interface that is still better then the browser experience. Bonus Shout Out: Just launched yesterday, the Bing iPad app is crazy good.

iPad 49

The End Of The Smartphone

Twist Image

When Tim Cook (CEO at Apple ) took the stage in the company's first post- Steve Jobs product launch to announce the iPad 2 in 2011, Cook's staggering statistic was that the iPad had already outsold all of the desktop and laptops sold by their competitors in the previous quarter. That piece of data still hold true as Apple currently has the fourth generation iPad in-market. What is the technology that will disrupt the iPhone and iPad business? microsoft.

Apple 46

Just Another Screen

Twist Image

One person's Homeland experience can happen in their den on a traditional TV, while another's can happen on a smartphone on the way to work in the subway, and another's can happen on their iPad at 39,000 feet in the air. microsoft. Is TV becoming just another screen? In my next book, CTRL ALT DEL (out in May 2013), there is an entire chapter titled, The One Screen World. In it, I make the argument that the only screen that matters is the screen that is in front of you.

Apple 39

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

Twist Image

Manufacturing from your desktop may sound as crazy as Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates did when he said close to forty years ago that a computer would be on every desk. With smartphones, iPads and laptops, we have computers coming out of every nook and cranny of our lives. microsoft. Something amazing happened this past Sunday.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #68

Twist Image

Well vertical didn't (Mark I) work out all that well for the cable companies, but Apple figured out that owning the device ( iPod , then iPhone , then iPad ) and the store ( iTunes ), meant that you could take a slice out of every transaction. microsoft.

How I Write

Twist Image

Microsoft Word for newspaper and magazine articles. on my iPhone and iPad ). microsoft word. Wouldn't it be a magical world if someone could tell you - in detail - how to write a best-selling novel or a hit song? The truth is that there is a whole lot of secret sauce involved in outputting creative work. It's hard to describe why one piece of writing resonates over another. I'm often asked about how I write, what I use to write and where my ideas for content come from?

iPad 42

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #37

Twist Image

They went from being an also-company that made artsy alternatives to Microsoft machines, to. Next came the iPad , which for my money was radical in that it brought the innovation of the iPhone to a much less tech savvy crowd, and, I think, has altered our expectation of interaction with computing machines. microsoft. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

iPad 13

The Line Being Drawn Between Smartphones And Tablets

Twist Image

How many times have you found yourself lying in bed at home for hours on end flicking around on an iPad ? They're typically not shopping in Target or Walmart with an iPad in hand or watching video on their Microsoft Surface in between meetings--they're doing that on their phones instead.". microsoft surface. Human beings are an intriguing group. What does advertising do?

Selling Developers Was Easy. Windows 8's Big Challenge Will be Selling Press

Stay N' Alive

I noticed some very interesting things this time though, at my very first Microsoft conference. The Press just aren't converted yet, and despite Microsoft's new focus on marketing as Steve Ballmer committed to today, they have some work to do. I saw iPads.

Yes, Another iPad Review, But From Someone Who Still PCs Too!

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Apple , Computer Hardware / Yes, Another iPad Review, But From Someone Who Still PCs Too! Subcribe via RSS Yes, Another iPad Review, But From Someone Who Still PCs Too!

Yes, Another iPad Review, But From Someone Who Still PCs Too!

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Apple , Computer Hardware / Yes, Another iPad Review, But From Someone Who Still PCs Too! Subcribe via RSS Yes, Another iPad Review, But From Someone Who Still PCs Too!

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #41

Twist Image

Jaron Lanier: The Frontiers of Augmented Reality and Human Potential - Microsoft Advertising. In this video, he discusses the impact of technologies like Microsoft 's Kinect and the future of computing. As more and more people buy iPads and get comfortable with paying for content on the fly, perhaps we're about to enter a new golden era in long-form journalism? microsoft. microsoft advertising.

Digital, Social, Brands in 60 Seconds [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

If you search inside of Facebook it automatically populates with web results powered by Microsoft’s Bing. Did you know that every minute 81 iPads are sold, 11 Xboxes are sold, or 1,100 acres of land are farmed in Farmville?

Brands 126

My Search For An iPhone Alternative

Jason Yormark

About 6 years ago when I was still at Microsoft, I made the jump from whatever Microsoft friendly phone I was using at the time to the iPhone. Macbook, Apple TV, iPad, all of it.

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

Is Facebook the New Microsoft? This series of mirrored moves is right out of the Microsoft playbook of the 80s and 90s. No coincidence perhaps that Microsoft owns 10% of Facebook. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Tools 54

The Pros and Cons of the Top Web Browsers

The Social Media Incubator

Pros: Fast browsing performance, frequently used, contains an iOS (iPhone, iPad) browser, built-in Flash and PDF support–for displaying sites and videos that use Adobe Flash, and a dynamic default home page with frequently visited sites–what you see when you open the browser.

The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc

Idaconcpts

The PR spread like wildfire, and it established a motif that would run through Apple’s marketing through to their present day battles with Microsoft. The phenomenal success of the iPod laid the foundations for future products including the Apple iPhone, MacBook and Apple iPad.

Apple 47

Apple: A Case Study in Why Brands Should Control Their Stories

Waxing UnLyrical

The iPad was going to save publishing and advertising. Microsoft with its major earnings (always top 5 in the world) but flat share price for years is a classic case. It is very rare that social media is used to propel or hurt brands in significant business-altering ways.

7 TweetDeck Alternatives You Should Start Thinking About

agora pulse

Electron was initially designed for GitHub’s Atom Editor but since has experienced massive adoption by Slack, Microsoft, Facebook and many others. Tweetbot is a Twitter management tool for the Mac, iPhone and iPad. A more reasonably priced option for the Mac, iPhone and iPad.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started!

Essential tools for influencer marketing

Socialmedia.biz

There’s apps for Android, iPhone , iPad , and there’s even a BaseCamp app for Kindle Android tablets. Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel — Sometimes you just need to do some Excel jujitsu ! A master roundup of social marketing tools to use on behalf of brands.

Does Too Much Technology Make Us Bored?

Waxing UnLyrical

When I asked for information on the various Airs, she didn’t deign to answer, but pulled up the comps on the nearby iPad… and then did nothing. Last week I had to take my MacBook Pro in to the Apple store.

Four Useful Dropbox iPhone Apps

Idaconcpts

The article makes a terrific point in that people feel more secure saving their most cherished data with a company like Dropbox that isn’t as pervasive as behemoths Google, Microsoft or Apple. Plus, Dropbox is also available for the iPad!). Dropbox is BIG.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

mashable.com

iPad 39

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

mashable.com

Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started!

Badge 62

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Class 49

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

William – that first sentence of that iPad description is great, you get both “magical&# and “revolutionary.&# And your Microsoft example is a great illustration of how various terms can get turned into buzzwords.

This Week in Social Media – 5/22/2013

Social Media Marketing

Industry News Google is demanding that Microsoft remove the YouTube app from Windows phones , as it allows users to view the videos without ads and to download videos directly, both violations of the terms of service. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : HOW TO: Score a Job Through Facebook March 16, 2010 Christina Warren View Comments How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results email share email share Do you like this story? View More » Business Microsofts Newest Acquisition Is Abo.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

Microsoft. microsoft. iPad App. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable!

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. Microsoft Posts Record Earnings, But. Peter Rabbit" for iPad Delivers Inte.

B2B 39

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : HOW TO: Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Strategy December 29, 2008 Dan Schawbel View Comments Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For email share email share Do you like this story? Yahoo Search Ads Now Served by Microsoft HOW TO: Optimize Your Social Media Ma.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc

Idaconcpts

The PR spread like wildfire, and it established a motif that would run through Apple’s marketing through to their present day battles with Microsoft. The phenomenal success of the iPod laid the foundations for future products including the Apple iPhone, MacBook and Apple iPad.

Apple 18

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Battles Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : Nokia N8 Shipments Begin May 17, 2009 Ben Parr View Comments HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags email share email share Do you like this story? Internet Tethering Coming to iPad [RU.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

3 Mark Zuckerberg: The iPad Isn't Mobile 4 iPhone Versus Android: Nielsen Delivers the Num. iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. Tasti D-Lite Now Installing iPads in.

B2B 39

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

More Rumors Indicate Existence Of Smaller, 8-Inch Apple iPad. Microsoft. microsoft. iPad App. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Join Mashable on Google+ Welcome to Mashable!