Liberty: use your BlackBerry with a large display and keyboard

If you thought you couldn't possibly use your BlackBerry any more than you already do, you were wrong.Thanks to Waterloo, Ont.-based Bayalink Solutions Corp., that trusty device in your hip holster has become

Published on: July 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson

In Sync – How to keep your data updated both online and offline

Remember the early days of PDAs? They revolutionized the concept of a planner by combining calendars, contacts and notes into a compact, easy-to-carry device that could be connected to and synced with your

Published on: July 20th, 2009 Ryan Faas

Tame your e-mail overload with social media tools

Does your summer vacation checklist include sifting through hundreds of e-mails the day before you return to the office? Will your BlackBerry be as essential as your swimsuit? Do you fear your "staycation"

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Luis Suarez

BlackBerrys and the art of city streets maintenance

What do New York City civic workers and police officers in Waterloo, Ont. have in common? According to Nick Dawson, both these groups use the BlackBerry smart phone's unified voice and data capabilities

Published on: July 13th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

iPhone OS 3.0 still the most enjoyable phone operating system

Two and a half years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone and said that its software was five years ahead of the competition; since then, the rest of the industry has been

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Harry McCracken

Down and dirty with Palm Pre – great looks, awesome software, disappointing hardware

Ever since Palm unveiled the Pre and its brand new mobile operating system, webOS, in January at the CES 2009 show, Palm's smartphone has been the talk of the Web, consuming the tech

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Al Sacco

Managing an iPhone like a BlackBerry – Can it be done?

Users love the iPhone, but IT does not. The biggest complaints: The iPhone can't be managed for security and access policies like a BlackBerry can. Businesses can buy a BlackBerry Enterprise Server or

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Doug Dineley

Many BlackBerry users suffer from iPhone envy, survey shows

A significant number of Blackberry owners suffer from iPhone envy, according to a new report out today. Four out of ten Blackberry owners and other smartphone users said they would switch to the

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Ian Paul and Gregg Keizer

iPhone 3G S likely to be used as personal and business smartphone

Apple's new iPhone 3G S won't be enough of an upgrade to win over businesses at the enterprise level, but will likely lead to greater adoption by knowledge workers looking to use a

Published on: June 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Palm Pre outclasses the iPhone

I have a confession to make: About two years ago I made a big mistake and bought a phone designed for mere mortals when what I really wanted was an Apple iPhone. Don't

Published on: June 12th, 2009 Brian Nadel

Apple $99 iPhone may pulverize Palm Pre, imperil BlackBerry Pearl

On Monday, Apple pulled out all the stops at its 2009 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), introducing additions and enhancements to its operating system, Mac OS X, the MacBook Pro laptop line, as well

Published on: June 11th, 2009 Al Sacco

Toronto firm’s sales soar with online video presentations

It's every firm's dream -- a sales professional who is paid once, but can deliver knockout sales pitches, demos and customer support presentations 24x7.Those are just the kind of salespersons Interchange Solutions Inc.

Published on: June 5th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

iPhone light years ahead of the BlackBerry on almost every count – Part 3

Yesterday, Part 2 of our three-parter on the relative merits of the BlackBerry and the iPhone as a business device, focused on applications, discussing the colossal limitations of BlackBerry apps when contrasted with

Published on: May 29th, 2009 Galen Gruman

How your BlackBerry could be corrupted by opening a PDF file

Users of BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) should disable PDF file access until a new patch can be rolled out or face the risk of attack that could corrupt device memory and hijack corporate

Published on: May 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson