Mobility Archives - Page 74

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

Enough app stores — it’s time for an app mall

Maybe it's the February chill, but you won't find me shopping from one store to another.Even if weather wasn't a factor I'm more inclined to browse in one place where I have access

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Shane Schick

Apple launches the iPad

Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) worst-kept secret is officially out of the bag.At an invitation-only launch event in Yerba Buena, Calif., Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, an slate-style tablet computer that has

Published on: January 28th, 2010 Dave Webb

Dell takes aim at netbooks with new Vostro line

New York -Michael Dell isn't a big fan of the netbook and his company Dell Computer (Nasdaq: DELL)is trying to do something about it. The company has designed new models for its Vostro

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Video: Sneak-peek of LG’s new IQ smartphone

LG Electronics Canada Inc. used a recent blogger event in Toronto to preview the IQ, the new smartphone the vendor will be launching later this year, exclusively on the Telus Mobility network.Formerly codenamed

Published on: November 30th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Intel chipset causing iPhone sync problem

Some Windows 7 users are complaining on an Apple discussion forum that they can't synch their iPhones to their new PCs. The affected users -- there are 80 pages of people discussing the

Published on: November 3rd, 2009 Nancy Gohring

No more Windows Mobile phones from Palm

Palm said it will stop developing new phones running Windows Mobile software, instead focusing future development on its new WebOS operating system. The news came as the struggling handset maker reported widening losses

Published on: September 18th, 2009 Nancy Gohring

LG unveils its first Android smartphone

LG Electronics Canadahas joined the ranks of mobile phone makers putting Google's Android mobile operating system into smartphones, unveiling the LG-GW620.The launch follows the debut of Motorola's first Android-based smartphone, Cliq, which was

Published on: September 14th, 2009 Dan Nystedt

Telus acquires all of Black’s retail stores

Telus Corp. (TSX: T) has acquired Black's Photo Corp.This acquisition comes in at about $28 million. Black's was privately owned by ReichmannHauerCapital Partners, which is owned by real estate developer Philip Reichmann of

Published on: September 8th, 2009 CDN Staff

Shopping the Apple App Store

The App Store from Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) which recently celebrated its first anniversary, remains the largest smart phone applications store in the world, with more than 65,000 apps to choose from. Roughly 1.5

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Sharp to launch ultramobile netbook with Arm chip

Sharp Electronics this week introduced a netbook-like mobile device with a 5-inch touch screen that is designed to run Internet-based applications.The PC-Z1 device is as easy to handle as a mobile phone and

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Shah Agam

Watch out for exploding iPhones

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) claims the latest reports of "exploding" iPhones that burst into flames are caused by an "external force" and not by overheating batteries.Responding to the latest reports of faulty iPhones, this

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Shopping BlackBerry App World

Although I'm a big BlackBerry fan, I found the BlackBerry App World to be just horrible on many fronts. Accessing it through an icon on my handheld, I'm taken into a rich and

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Jeff Jedras