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+ - iPad: Dumb terminal of the 21st century?->

Submitted by tsamsoniw
tsamsoniw writes: Potentially boosting the iPad's standing in the business world, StarNet — a 20-plus-year-old maker of X11 connectivity products — has unveiled an X11 client called iLiveX, designed to transform iPads into X terminals for mainframe-based Linux and Unix applications. Basically, it enables users to transfer server-based Linux application sessions between their desktops and their iPads. The client also lets users get at a hosted virtual Linux desktop to use Firefox (which means Flash on the iPad) and OpenOffice. Even with a new level of access to enterprise apps, just how productive can a user really be on the keyboardless, mouseless iPad?
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