updated 04:45 pm EDT, Fri April 2, 2010
Apps add business, communications capabilities
SugarSync Inc has launched its file sync app for the iPad, SugarSync,and Citrix Systems has released its online meeting app GoTo Meeting. Also being released on the eve of the iPad launch is The Omni Group's OmniGraffle for diagramming, charting, page layout and website wireframing and OmniGraphSketcher for graphing and chart-making. The Omni Groups' completely redesigned its iPhone apps for iPad, with OmniGraffle focusing on diagramming and concept visualization, using Multi-Touch to draw shapes, drag in objects, and design elements. The app keeps lines connected to shapes even when they're moved, and includes smart guides, automatic layout, and a full set of built-in stencils. OmniGraphSketcher allows fast, simple graph drawing and data plotting -- It lets users create lines and data points, draw curves, and shade in important areas easily.
Citrix GoTo Meeting allows users to attend online meetings free of charge -- users can launch themselves into a meeting via an email link or the GoToMeeting icon on the iPad with a Meeting ID. The app allows users to view presentations, mock-ups and charts and track attendees.
SugarSync for iPad allows users to access remote data and sync files or folders between Macs and PCs within its mobile cloud, with instant access to the iPad. It also allows for sharing data with other users. It can also stream a music collection from a remote computer.