Microsoft's new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets deliver some cool new features, but not all changes impress.
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The original Surface Pro and Surface RT both featured a 10.6-inch screen, but the Pro's was a vibrant 1080p display whereas the RT's was a relatively lackluster 1366-by-768-pixel resolution. The Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 are no longer differentiated by display quality; they will both use the same 1080p screen. Microsoft VP Panos Panay, who introduced the refreshed Surfaces on Monday, said the new screen renders colors almost 50% more accurately than the one in the current Surface Pro.
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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