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.
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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