Apple's next iPhone will likely arrive in September or October. As the rumor machine cranks into high gear, we sort the solid predictions from the silly.
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Wireless charging is cool, but today's implementations are a tad clunky, requiring bulky paraphernalia like third-party sleeves and charging plates. It's probably just as easy to plug your phone into a wall socket. Apple's working on inductive charging technologies, a development last year that led some industry watchers to speculate that an upcoming iPhone, perhaps even the 2012 model, might feature wireless charging.
The tech industry is serious about inductive charging, and the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) wants hardware manufacturers to integrate its Qi technology into their devices to eliminate the need for a charging sleeve. This may happen, but the iPhone 5 won't lead the way.
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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