RIM rebrands itself as BlackBerry and unveils a new operating system and two new smartphones. Take a closer look at the company's last hope of regaining mobile glory.
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BlackBerry demonstrated several features said to deliver a best-in-class keyboard experience on either the Z10 or the Q10. Language-processing software that works behind the scenes adapts to the user and the words and language used, according to BlackBerry. Start typing in French and it will understand and appropriately correct misspellings. Switch to German or English and the smartphone will switch, too, without your having to change any language settings. Another feature lists frequently used words in tiny print above letters on the keyboard, as seen above in German, so you can select whole words and add them to a message to speed composition.
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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