AT THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL CTIA WIRELESS CONFERENCE IN New Orleans, BLACK ENTERPRISE presented its first ever "Best in Show Awards" to nine device and software manufacturers. Check out some of the winners chosen by our tech advisory board.
Handiest Mobile Accessory:
In addition to file transfer and charging capabilities, the J5 Create JUC600 Android Mirroring Cable lets you connect your mobile smart phone to your computer and control the phone from the computer. In a nutshell, this means you can now use a larger keyboard to send text messages and navigate your phone. Price TBA; http://j5create.com
Most Accessible Storage/ File Sharing App:
In addition to the standard cloud storage and file sharing tools, Box.com gives users the ability to leave comments, assign tasks, and receive alerts when a document has been edited. First 5GB are free; Business plans start at $15/user/ month. www.box.com
Most Accessible Storage Device:
Western Digital's My Passport portable hard drives range from 500 GB to 2 TB; are available in five colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red; and provide SmartWare automatic backup software and WD Security for password protection and hardware encryption, Prices range from $119.99 for 500 GB to $249.99 for 2 TB; www.wdc.com
Smartest Mobile Phone:
The Samsung Galaxy SIII has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED Screen and S Beam technology that lets a user transfer pictures, music, videos, and more from one Galaxy S III to another when the phones are placed back-to-back, Price TBA; www.samsung.com/global/galaxys3
Most Dynamic Mobile App:
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