If you frequently use FileMaker Pro databases on your desktop computer but have been frustrated that there’s no mobile solution, then this is going to be wonderful news for you, Apple subsidiary FileMaker, Inc. has just released both an iPhone and an iPad edition of FileMaker Go. This is the first time that the Filemaker database software hits the iOS devices, while FileMaker Go won’t replace your Mac when it comes to database creation, it is still an amazing way to work on the database on the go.
Filemaker Go allows users to update and modify existing databases on their iPhone or iPad after they have been created and designed through Filemaker Pro. You transfer them to your device through iTunes or email, or even access an existing database online by clicking on a web link. Of course, the FileMaker experience has been enhanced for the iPhone and iPad — both apps work in portrait and landscape views, automatically switching as necessary. You can pinch, swipe, rotate and zoom to manage your data as well as searching, modifying and sorting records.
Filemaker Go requires iOS 4.0 or higher on the iPhone FileMaker Go for iPhone and is available now for $19.99. Filemaker Go for iPad requires iOS 3.2 or higher FileMaker Go for iPadis available now for $29.99. will read database files as old as Filemaker 7.
Today is the big update for Apple not only did iTunes receive a major update, iBooks also saw a major update earlier today. The update included a number of features missing both from iBooks and the iPad Kindle app, such as:
• Double-tap an image within a book to view it in greater detail.
• Experience books that include audio and video.
• Enjoy substantial performance improvements when reading PDFs.
• Look-up definitions to English words inside books without a specified language.
• Addresses an issue that may have caused some book downloads to not complete.
• Includes many stability and performance improvements.
You can download the update through iTunes or the App Store on your device, or grab iBooks from the App Store for free if you don’t already have it.
If you have turned on your Mac or Windows update today then you will have noticed that there is a new iTunes update, Apple has released iTunes 9.2.1 for download.
The update is said to fix many of the issues and bugs that many users have been experiencing since the last update, other changes include:
• Disables older versions of some incompatible third-party plug-ins
• Addresses minor issues with dragging and dropping items
• Addresses a performance issue when first syncing to some devices with iTunes 9.2
• Addresses an issue upgrading to iOS 4 on an iPhone or iPod touch with encrypted back-ups
• Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance
You can get this update via Software Update on your Mac, or download it directly from the Apple website.