HTC's new HTC One X packages a big, beautiful screen in a thin and light phone. Although not perfect, it's a compelling smart phone we'd consider buying ourselves.
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The HTC One X sold by AT&T Wireless can serve as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot capable of giving up to eight devices Internet access over a 3G or 4G connection. WPA2(AES) security is turned on. I tried the hotspot mode in a variety of locations and got downstream speeds of between 1Mbps and 5Mbps. I couldn't get the HTC One X's near-field communications feature to work--I was unable to transfer a file between the phone and a Nexus 7 tablet. However, I wasn't able to investigate the problem further, so I can't say for certain that it was the phone's problem.
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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