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iPad for Business Round-Up: Skype for iPad Details Leaked and More

The iPad isn’t just a hot new consumer device, it’s also an increasingly popular tool for business. Each week we take a look at the new or updated business apps for the iPad, and highlight trends in how tablets are being used in the enterprise.

This week we look at a new app for enterprise microblogging, a new RDP client for the iPad and yet another way of building mobile apps. Plus, an advance look at the forthcoming Skype for iPad app.


AccessToGo is a new RDP client for the iPad from Ericom. It’s also available for other iOS devices and for Android. We previously looked at a few other RDP and remote administration tools here.

Adobe Flash Builder Adds New Tools for Developing iPad and Other Mobile Apps

This week Adobe announced support for building iOS and Blackberry Playbook apps with Flash Builder and the Flex framework. Flash Builder and Flex have had support for creating Android applications since April.

MangoTalk and MangoTask

This week MangoSpring announced a stand-alone versions of its enterprise microblogginginstant messaging app MangoTalk and its task manager app MangoTasks for iOS and Android (I couldn’t actually find MangoTasks in iTunes, so I assume it’s either been pulled or delayed, it is in the Android Market, though).

MangoSpring also announced a few new features for its suite of enterprise social softawre, and new pricing. We previously covered MangoSpring here

Skype for iPad Details Leak

It’s not out yet, but details about Skype’s iPad app leaked on YouTube. According to CNET, which has already published its review of the app, Skype for iPad will be available from iTunes on Tuesday.

Database Clients for the iPad

Continuing our look at business tools for the iPad, this week we looked at database clients for the iPad, including FileMaker Go, the various DataGlass clients and more.

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