The founder of Acer, Stan Shih, recently described Tablet PCs as a passing ‘fad’. Taking a swipe at Intel’s new Ultrabook concept he proclaimed that the industry needed to be more innovative instead of latching onto current trends, pot kettle black springs to mind.
Mr Shih’s views are contradictory with those of market analyst Ben Riitzes, of Barclays Capital, who last week declared that he expected Tablet PCs to continue to cannibalize the laptop market. That sentiment has previously been echoed by Apple CEO Steve Jobs who released the memo “We’re living in a post-PC world”.
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Published by Aerious Ltd, MyMap is a flexible mapping application designed for the iPad. Although it works with the iPhone as well, this review is restricted to its use with the iPad. MyMap is currently priced at $7.99.
MyMap is a complete mapping application that can display a large selection of maps from any tile server. In addition, it lets you add and use your own maps. Because it contains a series of excellent ViaEuropa Ordnance Survey maps, MyMap may look especially appealing for UK users of the iPad. The app allows you to check maps even when you’re not online. To do this, however, you have to download maps to cache, which may take a bit of time.
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