RIM unveils new BlackBerry Pearl, Bold smartphones

The smallest BlackBerry Pearl smartphones yet, the 9100 and 9105, will go on sale in May on various carriers, Research in Motion Ltd. announced on Tuesday.Waterloo-based RIM introduced the new Pearls with a

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

SMBs win with bundled mobile licensing of Maximizer’s CRM 11

Budget conscious small and medium sized businesses get a double bonus from a recent mobile customer relationship management (CRM) software product from Maximizer Software Inc. The company’s latest product, CRM 11 acquired a

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

E-snooping on significant other increasingly common

Have you ever peeked at your girlfriend's BlackBerry? Scrolled through call logs, text messages, e-mails? Perhaps your significant other has been spending too much time on the iPhone Facebook app reconnecting with old

Published on: April 9th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

3M film soothes paranoid BlackBerry users

If you’re constantly worrying about whether someone is looking over your shoulder or not, 3M has the product for you. Paranoid cell phone users will appreciate the Mobile Privacy Films that apply to

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

PCs, office gadgets can drain productivity, experts say

That mini-tower by your desk, that tablet by your bedside, the netbook you use on the commuter train, the 3G smartphone that's always within reach -- they're powerful, essential tools of the office,

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Lamont Wood

New ING Direct app lets you do your banking from BlackBerry, iPhone

Are the days of the ATM (automated teller machine) numbered? Possibly not. But with ING Direct's launch of a BlackBerry and iPhone banking application, mobile banking in Canada just got another boost.Starting today,

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

IE8 will fall first in Vancouver hacking contest, organizer says

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8, not Apple's Safari, will be the first browser to fall in this week's Pwn2Own hacking challenge, the contest organizer said.Aaron Portnoy, security research team lead with 3Com TippingPoint, the

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Mobile payment needs more than an iPhone Bump to get going

I’d like to apologize to Darrell MacMichael of PayPal Canada for costing him all of $8 while we were filming a demo of his company’s new Send Money Version 2.0 application for the

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile payments offer big benefits to Canadian business, consumers

For more than four years now teenagers in Japan have been purchasing pop drinks with their smart phones. Even before that, African immigrants in Europe have been remitting money back home and checking

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Bccthis Outlook plug-in and BlackBerry app makes e-mail better

Social media apps may be the cat's meow, but e-mail is still the reliable Internet communications medium that has stood the test of time.In fact, it was invented at the Massachusetts Institute of

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Bump, Split and Collect with PayPal’s mobile payment iPhone app

Touching a friend for a few bucks, splitting a bill at the restaurant, or chipping in on a gift purchases -- all these have recently got a mobile twist. Version 2.0 of the

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry outages frustrate users, but won’t hurt RIM’s future

A data service outage affecting some BlackBerry users nationally this week seems to have left them angry but not deeply concerned about the future of BlackBerry's maker, Research In Motion Ltd."I don't see

Published on: March 15th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Spate of lawsuits may alter smartphone landscape

Having trouble keeping track of who is suing whom among smartphone and mobile technology players over the past few months? Here's a quick rundown:Family of author Philip K. Dick vs. Google Author Philip

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Network World Staff

Palm may not last the year, industry pundits say

Smartphone industry pundits wonder whether Palm Inc. can survive another year, given the company's report today that its new smartphone sales failed to meet expectations. Palm said that its revenues for the year

Published on: March 3rd, 2010 Matt Hamblen