Mostak plans to release the system under an open source license; you can play with a data set of 125 million tweets hosted at Harvard's WorldMap and see the millisecond response time.
I have a device that runs apps already. It's called a smartphone.
I have a device with Bluetooth for my headphones. It's called a smartphone.
Then again, if you're storing on an optical medium, none of this will matter except for the climate-control - optical media can't be degaussed.
Thankfully I don’t have to manage mobile devices in my current environment (yet), but having Macs in our 2008 AD environment is a headache – running (a now neutered) Open Directory environment in parallel, can't use our imaging solution for system deployment, no app deployment through SMS, no accidental damage warranty for laptops, no unified AV management platform, the inability to use hardware manufacturer’s bootable diagnostic tools – I could keep going, but the horse is already pile of red mush. If we ever start using iPads in the production environment, kill me.