As this year's biggest smartphone-related conference nears kickoff, check out 10 cool pieces of hardware that we're eager to see at Mobile World Congress.
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The Optimus LTE Tag incorporates near-field communications and ships with NFC-based tags (in the form of stickers) that can activate certain phone functions. For example, the tags can be placed in an office, car, or home, and when the phone is touched to them it can be set to switch to silent mode, to activate Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, to turn up the volume, or complete other actions. LG hopes to help spur NFC innovation with the LTE Tag. (Sorry, but you can't set it so that your spouse stops calling.)
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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