Tablet shoppers face an ever-growing number of options beyond the iPad. We break down 10 key considerations.
8 of 11
Why pay $320, or even $200, for a 7-inch tablet? Competition is driving down the prices of Android slates, including models from name-brand manufacturers. For instance, the HP Slate7 costs just $170 and has Android 4.1, a 1.6-GHz dual-core ARM processor, 8 GB of storage, and a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera. Not killer specs perhaps, but pretty good given the price. The Asus Memo Pad ($150) has similar features, only its 1-megapixel camera is front-facing. Maybe those rumors of a $99 Google tablet aren't so crazy after all.
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.
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of September 18, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."