6 timely tips to get the best out of BlackBerry Messenger

BlackBerry Messenger, Research In Motion's (RIM) mobile IM application that uses unique "PIN" codes associated with every BlackBerry to connect RIM smartphone users, isn't new. But due to the BlackBerry platform's rising popularity,

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Al Sacco

How to make your BlackBerry last longer

Ever wondered why your BlackBerry seems to get different battery life than your fellow smartphone users' devices? How long your BlackBerry smartphone lasts on a single charge depends on a variety of factors.

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Al Sacco

7 ways to make your BlackBerry smartphone last longer

Ever wondered why your BlackBerry seems to get different battery life than your fellow smartphone users' devices? How long your BlackBerry smartphone lasts on a single charge depends on a variety of factors.

Published on: January 28th, 2010 Al Sacco

How to unify your scattered social life on your smart phone

Though your mobile phone keeps you more connected, it can also make things more complicated. Using a cell phone to track e-mail, text messages, instant messages, voicemail, Facebook, and Twitter can be a

Published on: January 25th, 2010 Tony Bradley

The scoop on 3 – not yet announced – BlackBerrys

Keeping new BlackBerry smartphones under wraps is not exactly one of Research In Motion's (RIM) strengths. In fact, details, technical specifications and even images of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry devices typically leak months in

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Al Sacco

Shorter meetings help solve e-mail overload

My day is spent running meetings -- staff meetings, steering committee meetings and meetings of various kinds of national/regional/local governance bodies.Over the past year, I have noticed a trend of continuous partial attention

Published on: January 19th, 2010 John D. Halamka

Work-related New Year’s resolutions you’re likely to make … and break

It's been little more than a week since the New Year's Eve ball dropped, and people everywhere may have already dropped the ball on fulfilling their important work-related resolutions. How many of these

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum

Canadian museum rolls out unique iPhone, iPod Touch app

To some the Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) might be an odd place to experience the power of the latest mobile technology.But  a new initiative at the museum in Gatineau, Que. takes advantage

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Huge surge in demand for Google Android phone

A "monstrous" jump in demand for Android-equipped smartphones has turned the market upside down, a retail pollster said today.Of the people who told ChangeWave Research in a mid-December survey that they planned to

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Google unveils ‘chic and capable’ Nexus One smartphone

Though no iPhone slayer, Nexus One – the Android OS-powered handset unveiled by Google Tuesday – will be a much sought after smartphone, say Canadian mobile market analysts."I'll want one when it gets

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Blackberry vs. iPhone — the business smartphone faceoff

The BlackBerry has been the smartphone of choice in the enterprise for some time, and for good reason. It mastered the most important business app, e-mail, and comes with all the controls IT

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Chuck Goldman and Brian Reed

Android not yet ready for business use

Businesses considering Android as a corporate handset standard should consider the decision carefully, because it may prove hard to justify later on. Recent reports that Google's handset operating system is gaining momentum are

Published on: December 28th, 2009 David Coursey

The “Holy Grail” of marketing with mobile web access

Looking ahead to 2010, I expect to see more articles online and offline about how GPS technology is exploited more “fruitfully” by enterprises reaching out to persons carrying the latest PDAs. While it

Published on: December 16th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Scoop lets field workers collaborate using Blackberrys and iPhones

Rick Bongers has people calling him with new and complex problems every day.But the project manager at Breslau, Ont.-based T3 Integrated Solutions Inc. is no customer support staff worker. He's an engineer working

Published on: December 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson