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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

Perfect storm of growth coming for smartphones in this year

Smartphones such as the iPhone are in "high-growth mode" globally, IDC said today, with shipments by manufacturers growing nearly 57 per cent in the first quarter."2010 looks to be another year of large-scale

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

HP acquires Palm in US$1.2 billion acquisition

Las Vegas - After struggling in recent years to reclaim the success it once had in pioneering the personal digital assistant market, smart phone vendor Palm (Nasdaq: PALM) has agreed to be acquired

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

The Blackberry super apps challenge

The BlackBerry Partners Fund, an investment group backed by Research In Motion (RIM) and formed in part to aid in the development of innovative new BlackBerry applications and services, on Wednesday announced its

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Al Sacco

Steve Jobs: Get Google Android if you want porn

Apple's CEO and now busy e-mailer Steve Jobs, has responded to an Apple customer over concerns that the company is playing the role of moral guardian, banning anything deemed inappropriate from the iTunes

Published on: April 21st, 2010 CDN Staff

BlackBerry prepping new OS and clamshell phone?

If the latest rumors can be believed, the folks at BlackBerry are close to rolling out an entirely new operating system that will offer some welcome features like full multitouch functionality. BlackBerry-maker Research

Published on: April 21st, 2010 CDN Staff

Windows phone? There’s no app for that

Looking for the niftiest new mobile app? You might find it on an iPhone or an Android device, but not on a Windows phone. Developers' apathy and a fast-falling market share mean that

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Microsoft’s mystery event turns pink

Earlier this week Microsoft sent out invitations for a "mystery event" that will take place in San Francisco on Monday. But the mystery is unraveling early, with the release of slips and signs

Published on: April 12th, 2010 Paul Suarez

A really smart phone

There are few more enjoyable places to have a convention than Barcelona, Spain. How the folks that hit on the idea of holding the World Mobile Congress (WMC) there we'll never understand, but

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Max Spindle

Major impacts for Blackberry and iPhone with UC

In 1909, Agner Erlang, an employee of the Copenhagen Telephone Company, published a paper that used probability and statistical inference to describe how many calls may be made to a switchboard to reach

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Roberta Fox

Microsoft’s top four Windows Phone 7 priorities

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) next week promises to finally reveal full details of the Windows Phone 7 operating system, at its MIX conference, traditionally a venue for Microsoft's Web developer community. There's a

Published on: March 15th, 2010 John Cox

Targus Canada gets a new boss after 20 years

Toshiba Canada's former channel chief Kelly Lind has some big shoes to fill as she has been appointed to replace Zeno Ricci, the man who launched and ran Targus Canada, the the notebook

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

New wireless pricing models are coming

We have been reading about the new wireless entrants and also been testing 3G wireless technologies from multiple vendors to understand how Canadian business clients can and should be using these technologies to

Published on: February 9th, 2010 Roberta Fox

Blackberry spyware source code released

Veracode released Blackberry-specific spyware, which the code-review specialist intends as a “call for defensive research” to show that the BlackBerry is vulnerable to spyware problems.“The Blackberry ‘sandbox' keeps you from getting into the

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto