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 takes great photos of distant objects. Images are sharp with nicely saturated colors and good contrast. Note, however, that the default aspect ratio is 16 x 9, which is more rectangular than the standard 4 x 3 format. The 16 x 9 format records 8-megapixel images, but the 3264 x 1840 pixel setting creates 6MP pictures. Changing the aspect ration to 4 x 3 changes the resolution to 3264 x 2448 and creates 8MP images. You can see the difference between an HTC One X 6MP photo taken at the 16 x 9 setting (left) and an iPhone 4's 5MP photo (right) taken at the 4 x 3 setting.
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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