Smartphone battle brewing in the enterprise market

The consumer smartphone market gets the headlines and the vendor marketing effort, as companies such as Apple, Google and Research in Motion battle for supremacy. Less high profile is the enterprise market, but

Published on: November 12th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry PlayBook to sell for under US$500

BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (TSE: RIM) plans to undercut Apple's iPad pricing when its PlayBook tablet launches next year, according to a BusinessWeek report. The PlayBook will cost "under" US$500, as RIM prepares

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Hands-On with Motorola Droid Pro

Watch out Research in Motion, because Motorola is out to get your enterprise customers with the just announced Motorola Droid Pro. I got a first look at this device at Motorola's press event

Published on: October 8th, 2010 Ginny Mies

Government BlackBerries a security risk: privacy commissioner

Canada's privacy watchdog says some federal departments have no security procedures in place for recovering, wiping or encrypting lost and stolen BlackBerry smart phones.The oversight is just one of a laundry list of

Published on: October 6th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

India says BlackBerry message tracking doesn’t work

India's Department of Telecommunications (DOT) is not satisfied with the access Research In Motion (RIM) is providing to security agencies for interception of communications on both its instant messenger and enterprise services, according

Published on: October 1st, 2010 John Ribeiro

RIM answers Apple’s iPad, Cisco Cius with the PlayBook tablet

Research in Motion Ltd. (TSE: RIM) unveiled an "enterprise-ready" 7-in. touchscreen BlackBerry Playbook tablet on Monday that features front and rear high-definition cameras, a dual-core 1 GHz processor and a new BlackBerry Tablet

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Unless RIM buys me a pony I’m ditching my BlackBerry

The recent trials of one of Canada's technology jewels, BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion, highlight both the differences of RIM's model from its competitors and the challenges of doing business in a world where,

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

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

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

How to manage smartphones in your business

Over the last decade, smartphones have evolved from relatively simple mobile communications devices to robust palm-sized computing platforms that have transformed travel time from a loathsome efficiency drag to a productive part of

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Tony Bradley

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

Apple’s iPad Canadian launch not a barnstormer

Much of the initial gusto that greeted the Canadian launch of the iPad Friday subsided as the day wore on.There were early reports of fans camping out at mall entrances across the country

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

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