Mixed response marks iPad launch in Canada

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: May 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

10 Essential BlackBerry Apps for Travel

You can track expenses, mileage and business calls; find the perfect places to stay, eat and work; keep on top of your travel arrangements; and even call on a virtual concierge to handle

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Fabulous apps to transform your BlackBerry into a road warrior’s powerhouse

Whether you're out on the road for weeks at a time meeting with clients, just popping into the city for a weekend conference or taking the family on a hard-earned vacation, a few

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Can the Apple iPad replace all your other devices?

What, precisely, is the iPad? Compared with its iconic ancestors, the iPod and the iPhone, that's a surprisingly tough question to answer. It runs the same operating system as the iPhone --but you

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Harry McCracken

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

TD Bank customers have ‘app’-etite for iPhone banking

Mobile banking in Canada recently received a further shot in the arm with Toronto Dominion (TD) Bank joining the ranks of other big Canadian banks offering an iPhone app for popular banking transactions.

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

What’s new in BlackBerry 6 OS

Following yesterday's announcements of the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and the BlackBerry Pearl 3G, RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis gave WES 2010 attendees a quick preview of BlackBerry 6 operating system. With cleaner graphics, a

Published on: April 29th, 2010 Ginny Mies

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