IT Management Slideshow: Top Reasons for Using Apple's iPad

By Brian P. Watson  |  Posted 03-25-2010

Top Reasons for Using Apple's iPad

Conducting Business52.3% The iPad (or other tablets) could be the answer for workers looking to use apps on something bigger than a smartphone but more reliable than a netbook.

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Watching Videos/TV/Movies48.2%Not exactly music to a CIO's ears, but this motivation could help migrate workers to the iPad for business uses.

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Gaming/Other Entertainment 35.4% No surprise here. CIOs and corporate bosses will just have to hope that workers don't waste too much time playing games on company time.

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Showing Business Presentations20.0% The iPad offers the potential for displaying feature-rich business presentations on a screen much more attractive than most laptops (and definitely more than any available smartphone).

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Not Sure15.5% Hard to fault people for uncertainty, especially for a product that hasn't yet been shipped.

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Never Would Consider Buying One12.2% Again, understandable, given the price point - and the fact that so many people already have purchased alternative devices.

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