iPad 2 or not iPad 2? That’s the tablet buying question

Simple, portable, user-friendly, and affordable. Say hello to the device of the future: a PC and smartphone rolled into one - the tablet.The world of computing is at a crossroads. The primary computer

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer Melissa J. Perenson & Mark Hattersley

Mobile malware threats grow as devices set to replace wallets

Mobile devices are being increasingly targeted by hackers looking to scoop financial information they can use to steal money and the trend is only going to get worse as smartphones become payment methods

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google +1 experiment a new bid for control over the social Web

Google announced this week a new social search feature called +1. The new offering competes in some ways with Facebook's "Like" button.By clicking on an optional new +1 button on your Google search

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Mike Elgan

Google +1: good for search, or good for Google?

I'm not sure how to say this, but I'm starting to think I might be antisocial.It's not because I've spoken to more smartphones than humans today, mind you -- no, that's just part

Published on: April 4th, 2011 J.R. Raphael

How to protect your online privacy without having a law degree

Your personal data is out there. Every thought you tap out on Twitter, every status update you post on Facebook, and even the last credit card purchase you made is accessible via the

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Robert Vamosi

Video Rewind: Google’s services for business

Google Canada launched its Canada Get Your Business Online initiative this week, telling the 1 million Canadian small businesses without a Web site that it's time to get online.Related Story: Google offers to

Published on: March 31st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Google offers to buy Canadian small firms a Web site

Google Canada announced it is offering one year of free Web site hosting and construction tools for small businesses March 29, including registration of a dot-ca domain name.Partnering with Yola Inc., a Web

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Smartphones just the beginning for OLED displays

If the screen on that sleek smartphone you just bought looks unusually bright and colorful, you might not be looking at an LCD at all. The displays in models such as the Samsung Galaxy S, the Google

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

Google working with LG on ‘Nexus’ tablet: report

Google is apparently preparing its own entry in the growing Android tablet competition. Reports say Google is working with LG on a Nexus-branded tablet running the Android Honeycomb 3.0 software.The tablet could ship

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

The media tablet ecosystem race

By Phil Newman When the iPad was finally revealed in 2010, it took time for the market to know how to categorize the device; everyone settled on simply creating a new category. One

Published on: March 26th, 2011 Francis Moran

10 tasty new features of Firefox 4

Mozilla's Firefox 4 is now officially expected to debut on Tuesday March 22, following hard on the heels of Google's Chrome 10 and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9. With so many new browser releases

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi expected in Canada April 8

A Wi-Fi only version of Canada's first Android Honeycomb tablet and iPad-competitor Motorola Xoom will be launched in April, according to Motorola Mobiliity Canada.The Xoom boasts a 10.1-inch touch screen display and is

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Speech recognition usefulness shines on smartphones

When we were kids, my friends and I used to play a game where we fantasized about which technologies from Star Trek were most likely to be real-world inventions within our lifetimes. The

Published on: March 18th, 2011 Serdar Yegulalp

28 tips to master your iPad and iPad 2

Your new iPad 2 might not be as full-featured (or as complicated) as a laptop or desktop PC, but a few neat tricks are still hidden between the surface. Read on to learn how to

Published on: March 17th, 2011 Patrick Miller