A controversial debate has ranged in the blogosphere on whether the new Apple tablet PC can be used as a mobile business tool. The debate died down since, and it also, for a simple reason.
The main question now is, small businesses can actually buy iPads for their employees.
Apple iPad: Jack of Commerce Business
From the outside, the iPad does not appear to be a suitable technology for business – whether small or large. However, mobile devices create an attractive proposition in important cases, some of which are described below: -
Mobile Sales People
The situation for people who use a mobile phone sales iPads underscores the point that computers will replace the slate of other devices, if not immediately, thanks to its amazing features and functionality.
For example, the iPad will come in handy when they are making computer-aided presentations and customer visits. For this, the Smartphone screen is too small, and in many situations, it may seem heavy laptop. They also can put barriers between customers and sales people.
This is the situation when the iPad just fits in. And to add to the authoring and presentation kit that comes with every keynote iWork suite of personal productivity.
Mobile Service Technician
The 10-inch Apple iPad touch screen makes it easier for big fingered technician to read the shipping information, navigation applications and brief details of the type the text you want them sent.
Some technicians still do manual date and dog-eared for reference in their trucks when they are on site. In such case, one of the main strengths lie in iPad e-reading ability.
Make a repair manual available online or store them on the iPad means that they do not get lost and not obsolete or mutilated. The manual now also includes a demonstration video and animation.