Avoid password hell, simplify smartphone typing and win back battery life with this baker's dozen of Android and iOS mobile apps.
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Wi-Fi lets you chat on the phone and explore the Internet without using minutes or bandwidth from your data plan. Now you can search for Internet connections using the Wi-Fi Finder for iOS and Android (also free). The app displays a map of your surrounding area with colored arrows that indicate free wireless hotspots. Press each to discover a hotspot's address, phone number, Wi-Fi signal strength and SSID name. The app includes over 145,000 global locations and lets you contribute information.
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.
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