Mobility Archives - Page 73

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

Dell launches new E-Series Latitide notebooks, netbook and ultraportable

In an effort to help customers lower their total cost of ownership (TCO) and simplify their IT environments, Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) has released its second generation of E-Series PCs. The E2 series

Published on: May 25th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Canada adds seventh wireless carrier

Canada's newest wireless carrier is trying to set itself apart from the other start-ups now entering service by targeting the nation's large Asian community.Mobilicity, the brand name of parent Data & Audio-visual Enterprises

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Apple promises fix for iPad Wi-Fi problems

Apple will issue a fix to answer complaints from iPad owners of weak wireless signals, dropped connections and slow surfing speeds, the company said in a recently-published support document.But some users were skeptical

Published on: May 11th, 2010 CDN Staff

Sony pushes portability with its latest Vaio P

Sony's small, light, and pocketable Vaio P laptop is getting an update.The new model, which will be available worldwide, retains the distinctive long and thin look of earlier models and includes updates to

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Martyn Williams

HP faces rocky road with Palm buy

Analysts say it's no sure bet that Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (Nasdaq: HPQ) planned $1.2 billion purchase of Palm Inc. will prove successful. In fact, an IDC research note gives it only a one in

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Matt Hamblen