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The folks at Skype (now a part of Microsoft) recently launched an Android tablet version of their ubiquitous voice/video chat app. The tablet's larger display is well-suited to video chatting, particularly for conference calls with multiple participants. The beauty of Skype is its platform-agnostic design, as well as the bottom-line benefit that Skype-to- Skype video and voice calls are free over 3G and Wi-Fi. Indeed, the Skype app is a must-have for Android tablet owners. Skype users running Android 2.3 or newer can access both front- and rear-facing cameras -- assuming they have both -- but those stuck with (shudder) Android 2.2 or older can only access the tablet's rear camera.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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