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 Vu boasts a five-inch, in-plane switching display with a 4:3 aspect ratio and 1024 x 768 pixels. It's also wider than the Titanic and will give you raging hand cramps. The device will include a stylus, similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy Note, and looks like it might be another phablet in the making. The Optimus Vu will ship with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, though LG says it will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich within three months of its release. It will ship in March.
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.
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