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Dell sets a date for Streak tablet release

After delays, Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) will start to ship the highly anticipated Streak mobile Internet device to customers in North American this week.Dell said it will begin shipping the product on Aug. 12

Published on: August 11th, 2010 Agam Shah

Gateway refreshes for Canada

Gateway has introduced Canadian versions of its LT32 and LT22 Series netbook with HD capability. The new Gateway LT32 and LT22 lines use AMD Athlon II Neo processors and ATI graphics for video

Published on: August 9th, 2010 CDN Staff

Canadian wireless gets predatory

Things have gotten little out of hand in Canada with the Government trying to foster competition, mandate low foreign ownership and encourage broadband to every citizen, all at the same time. The new

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Wireless dealers aren’t feeling the love from Canadian carriers

New entrants to Canada's mobile telecommunications landscape are shaking-up the market, but a new report from IDC Canada says wireless dealers may not be getting the support they need from the dominant carriers

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

High Tech Countdown: RIM fights back against Apple

In Episode 4 of the High Tech Countdown, IT World Canada editors Paolo Del Nibletto and Shane Schick take a look at RIM's battle with Apple and if Microsoft will open up a

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

EasyWriter Pro

Built to make writing e-mails faster and simpler on your mobile device, EasyWriter Pro from Sax Software Corp. or Saxorama.net brings capabilities like spell-check, auto-text, and snippets to the iPhone's e-mailing composition tools.True,

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 John Fuller

Reports: RIM to Battle Apple With New Phone and Tablet

Research In Motion (RIM) is expected to unveil at a press event Tuesday a new touchscreen-based BlackBerry smartphone to compete with the iPhone 4. It's also rumored to announce a tablet-like device to

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Windows 7 wins, Mac OS X loses July battle for share

Microsoft's Windows 7 reached a major milestone in July, while Apple's Mac OS X lost ground for the fourth straight month, a Web analytics firm said Sunday.According to California-based Net Applications, Windows 7

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Windows Phone 7 demo: the teen version

Washington, D.C. - The new Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) mobile OS will launch in time for the holiday season.But in this exclusive video feature, CDN Editor Paolo Del Nibletto and Genevieve L'Esperance of

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

BI vendor to transform iPad into a business tool

Toronto - A business intelligence software maker is hoping to transform the iPad from a consumer gadget to a valuable business tool.MicroStrategy Inc., based in McLean, Va., rolled out its mobile BI (business

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Why you need to manage smartphone security risks

Although there aren't any prevalent security attacks or threat mechanisms associated with smartphones in the market today, security vendors and analysts are urging mobile device users to use security best practices on them,

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Droid X vs. the Droid: Key differences emerge

Although Motorola's brand new Droid X smartphone and the original Droid bear similar names, they are very different devices.After playing around with both devices side-by-side for about a half hour, it became clear

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Brad Reed

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