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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Many potential users fear switching to an iPhone or Android device because of the touch-screen keyboard. Apps such as Fleksy (iOS) and SwiftKey (Android) help make the transition easier. Fleksy, a text-input system, was originally created for the visually impaired. It allows you to tap lightly in the proximity of each letter and swipe to add spaces and punctuation. SwiftKey provides autocorrect and next-word prediction for 60 languages. It learns how you type so it can predict what you're going to write.
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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