How a Google X engineer thinks about problem-solving

Developers are known for their ability to solve the problems plaguing their code. But maybe, they should look to solve bigger problems beyond their computer screens, too. At least, that’s the philosophy of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

Why developers may like Android TV more than Google TV

When Google announced Android TV at its I/O conference earlier this summer, Tejas Lagvankar was skeptical. The software engineer, who works at Yahoo! Inc. in San Francisco, has been developing apps for Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So

How to break into containerized Android apps

Chris John Riley can break into your phone. Well, that’s if you are running older versions of Box, LastPass, SpiderOak, Good for Enterprise, on Android. And Riley can do it all within less

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Toshiba launches new tablets, including one selling for around $110

Toshiba Corp. has launched a new line of tablets – including a seven-inch offering with an appealing price point of about $110. Announcing its new lineup today, Toshiba unveiled the Excite Go, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2014 Candice So

SwiftKey releases update for Android device keyboards

SwiftKey, a keyboard app built for Android devices, has now launched a new version in the Google Play store, allowing users to resize and move their keyboards anywhere on a device, giving them

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2013 Candice So

HTC One X now in Canada

The HTC One X smartphone is now available to Canadian smartphone users through Rogers Communications.HTC One X integrates Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense 4, the new version of HTC's branded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

8 Android threats BYOD users should know about

The Android mobile operating and the BYOD (bring your own device) trend – a marriage made in heaven. For app-hungry users probably, but the combination could be malevolent mix for some workplace IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 30th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

IT pro’s reveal their favourite Android apps

Good news for network administrators, tech support staffers and other IT pros who use Android smartphones: There are hundreds of Android apps designed to help you get your work done faster, better and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2011 Logan Kugler

BlackBerry Playbook needs these 5 killer features

Many positive and negative things have been written about the BlackBerry PlayBook ahead of its launch April 19. But so far, I have not seen any evidence that the PlayBook will offer small

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 5th, 2011 Bruce Gain

Acer Liquid Metal is classy low-cost Android option

The iPhone may have the cache on cool factor and the BlackBerry still holds sway on the business set, but Android smart phones sales are quickly overrunning both handsets. As app developers flock

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to overclock your Android phone

WARNING: Overclocking is not for the faint of heart. Do not attempt to hack your phone unless you understand and accept the risks of turning it into a useless "brick." The Android v.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 6th, 2011 Keir Thomas