They were slicing a giant pork roast here in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress, but all I could look at was the amazing array of mobile technologies the folks at Mobile Focus (put on by Pep Com but not affiliated with MWC) laid out. Exec producer Fritz Nelson, videographer Matt Conner and I avoided the carcass and spent our time checking a surprising array of mobile technologies. There were several main themes I noticed. Lots of announced but still unshipped devices were in use by the app m
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zBoost was showing an international line of indoor signal boosters. I don't know about you, but losing signals indoors drives me nuts. As our own Charlie Babcock famously says, "the iPhone means never having to say goodbye!" But it's a problem for other phones, too, and Wi-Ex' zBoost-ONE UMTS 3G Signal Booster and zBoost for Home and Office claim to stop call drops, improve indoor wifi performance and just generally improve performance. They claim to increase data speeds by more than double. This I'd like to see. And review. And maybe, just maybe, buy for my big old house.
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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