On October 30th the Progress M-13M, an unmanned resupply spacecraft, will start its trip to the International Space Station (ISS). Along with propellant, oxygen, water and crew equipment, the spacecraft will also be carrying two iPads. The iPads are being sent strictly as entertainment devices and will extend the ISS's line of iPods and iPhones already in use. In addition, a three-man craft will launch on November 13th carrying an Angry Birds plush toy as a zero-g indicator.
GroupLogic has released mobilEcho 3.0, the latest version of its Mobile File Management software. The new version adds enhanced management and end-user features, as well as additional device support for the iPhone. Complete PDF preview and annotation support is also included, along with support for automatic one-way syncing from a server to the employee's device. Other new features include a centrally managed and simplified device enrolment process, direct access to the employee’s unique Active Directory assigned home directory, per-device status tracking, and more.