Mobility Archives - Page 72

BlackBerry Messenger quick tips: Mastering BBM basics

If there's one particular aspect of the BlackBerry platform that Research In Motion is heavily promoting to the masses today--besides security, RIM's true strength--it's the company's BlackBerry-specific mobile IM application, BlackBerry Messenger.BBM sports

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Al Sacco

Apple iPhone 4 antenna briefing: Three possible scenarios

The iPhone 4 antenna problem has reached a boiling point and Apple knows it, calling for a last-minute news conference for Friday to likely address the PR disaster. The debate over whether Apple

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

10 free Android apps for staying in the know

The promise of a smartphone is that you have the world's knowledge at your fingertips anywhere you go. Since Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is committed to organizing the world's knowledge, it seems only natural

Published on: July 14th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Hands-on with Motorola’s Droid X

Verizon Wireless on Thursday will start selling Motorola's highly anticipated smartphone, the Droid X, a faster and multimedia-savvy successor to the original Droid that was introduced in October last year. Droid X will

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Agam Shah

Tether Your PC to the Internet via BlackBerry

Sayonara spotty hotel Internet. Au revoir overloaded coffee-shop wireless. Bye-bye pricey airport Wi-Fi.If you have a BlackBerry with a strong wireless connection, you may never have to deal with such unappealing connectivity options

Published on: July 9th, 2010 Al Sacco

Slideshow: 10 Canadian mobile and wireless companies to watch

Research and analysis firm IDC Canada recently identified 10 Canadian Mobile and Wireless companies to watch. These are 10 companies that are innovating and developing promising technology in this hot market. Learn more

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Cisco takes on Apple with Android-based Cius business tablet

LAS VEGAS - In an out-of-left field type of announcement, John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), unveiled the Cius, a mobile tablet device running the Android operating system capable of HD-quality

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Apple iPhone 4: Design nerds triumph over usability

The creation of a consumer electronics product involves input from a wide range of people, including marketers, engineers and usability experts. The task of product leadership is to pick and choose among competing

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Mike Elgan

Geek 101: Multitasking and your smartphone

Multitasking is generally understood as the ability of an operating system to run several applications at once. While the definition is fairly simple, as we've seen with releases of Android OS and Apple

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Chris Head

Canada considers banning some phone lock-ins

A Canadian lawmaker proposed a new law on Thursday that would require mobile operators to unlock phones when customers buy them for full price or when users complete their contracts. The proposal comes

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Meet Apple’s new iPhone 4G, coming to Canada in July

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Monday announced the fourth-generation iPhone during a keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.The smartphone will be priced at US$199 for a

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Agam Shah

Maximizer Software wants to grow in Canada

Maximizer Software, a Vancouver-based CRM (customer relationship manager) vendor, is focusing more on the SMB market and growing its channel base this year, the company's director of marketing, Bob Neudecker says.In addition to

Published on: June 4th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Mobile business apps shake up

In the thriving and highly-competitive consumer mobile applications (apps) marketplace, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) are well out in front. In the enterprise space, the landscape is a little

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Asustek unveils its Apple iPad killer

Asustek Computer on Monday unveiled two Eee Pad tablets running Windows software and an e-reader, the Eee Tablet, with a note-taking function.The Eee Pad EP121 sports a 12-inch touchscreen and has Microsoft's Windows

Published on: May 31st, 2010 CDN Staff

10 BlackBerry apps for travel you’ve got to have

Whether you're out on the road for weeks at a time meeting with clients, just popping into the city for a weekend conference or taking the family on a hard-earned vacation, a few

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Logan Kugler