Android's Compass Mode, the ability to view panoramic views of street-level photographs, has been around for a while. The same goes for Google Maps' Business Photos feature, which shows 360-degree scenes inside local businesses. But Nexus 7 melds the two into something truly interesting. Its new Compass Mode for Business Photos feature uses the tablet's gyroscope to make the process more intuitive: To look around a business, you turn the tablet rather than tap onscreen controls.
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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