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Unity Touch formely known as AppShift – easier access to what you really want…

Thanks to VMware for the information (special contribution by Chuck Hirstius — www.mindfluxinc.net), I’ve tried this on my iPad3 and I love it more and more every day!
What’s New in the Horizon View 2.0 Clients for iOS & Android
The new VMware Horizon View 2.0 mobile clients combined with VMware Horizon View 5.2 bring new features that make Windows easier than ever to use on mobile devices and with better performance. The new features include:
  • Unity Touch when used VMware Horizon View 5.2
  • Use iOS and Android Dictation with Windows
  • Presentation Mode Gets Better for iOS devices
  • Full Screen Option for Android 3.x and later devices
  • Improved Performance when used VMware Horizon View 5.2
 
See below for more details on the new features of the VMware Horizon View 2.0 mobile clients for iOS and Android.
Unity Touch with Horizon View 5.2
The new VMware Horizon View 2.0 clients for iOS and Android combined with VMware Horizon View 5.2 now includes Unity Touch, which makes it easier than ever to run Windows apps on your iPhone, iPad, or Android 3.0 and later devices.
For an introduction to Unity Touch, see the following video Introducing Unity Touch from Scott Davis:
  • New native sidebar makes it easier than ever to run Windows apps on your iPhone, iPad or Android 3.0 and later device
  • Sidebar appears automatically on first access of Horizon View 5.2 desktop
  • Navigate All Programs easily and quickly from the Unity Touch sidebar
  • Access files in your User folder easily from the Unity Touch sidebar
  • Easily search for apps and files from your mobile device
  • Switch between running applications and open windows
  • Close windows and quit apps with a left swipe and click to Close on iOS
  • Close windows and quit apps with a long press on Android
  • Create a custom list of favorite applications and remember your favorites across your mobile devices
  • Create a custom list of favorite files and remember your favorites across your mobile devices
  • Administrators can pre-populate favorite apps for all users on first use. See VMware Horizon View Feature Pack Administrator’s Guide for details.
NOTE: Unity Touch requires VMware Horizon View 5.2 & View 5.2 Remote Experience Agent 1
Use iOS and Android Dictation with Windows
  • Works with iOS 6 and Android 4.x dictation
  • Search for Windows apps and files using voice in Unity Touch sidebar
  • Dictate directly into Windows apps using keyboard integration
Presentation Mode Gets Better for iOS devices
  • For iPad 3, iPad 4, and iPhone 5, automatically negotiates best display resolution for external display
  • New and improved artwork
Full Screen Option for Android 3.x and later devices
  • Get more active workspace for your Windows apps
  • New flyover menu makes it easy to access menus in Full Screen mode
Improved Performance when used VMware Horizon View 5.2
  • Improved client side caching in VMware Horizon View 5.2 is ideal for use with lower memory mobile devices
  • With View 5.2, now use 90 MB of client side cache and get equivalent of 250 MB from View 5.1 and earlier

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