FileMaker, Inc. (http://www.filemaker.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, has released three Starter Solutions for FileMaker Go for iPhone and iPad, available with a free 30-day trial version of FileMaker Pro 11.
The business database app for the iPhone and iPad, FileMaker Go allows you to search, view and edit FileMaker Pro databases remotely or locally on an iOS device. The three new Starter Solutions are:
° Contacts, which lets you manage all of your business and personal contacts on your iPhone or iPad. With Contacts, you can add and find multiple contacts within the same company, city and more.
° Documents, which lets you take along your business documents and automatically synchronize any changes to a master database.
° Assets, which offers a way to track all types of assets. You can also create asset categories and track serial numbers, value lists and purchase dates and even calculate depreciation.
The three starter solutions will run on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac OS X or Windows. You can copy databases from your desktop or laptop to your iOS device using iTunes. You can use wireless or Internet networking to directly open a FileMaker Pro database on your desktop or laptop.
These solutions are designed to be easily customized using FileMaker Pro on a desktop. Changes to your solutions can then be copied to your iOS device.
The Starter Solutions are available today along with a free 30-day trial version of FileMaker Pro 11 at no charge at http://www.filemaker.com/r/starter_pr . Purchase of FileMaker Go is required for using the Starter Solutions on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.