Nokia X phones a mix of Android, Windows, and its own services

Nokia Corp. unveiled three new smartphones under the Nokia X brand today - and their operating system is an interesting mix of Android and Windows. Available in a dizzying array of colours, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2014 Candice So

Smartphone sales beat out feature phones for first time: Gartner

It’s a sign of the times – smartphones have finally overtaken feature phones in sales, with smartphones representing just over half of the number of mobile phones sold, according to Gartner Inc. In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2014 Candice So

Mobile threats are growing, McAfee report finds

Mobile threats are on the rise, with more mobile malware coming from lookalike banking apps, adult-only entertainment apps, targeted Trojan viruses and spyware, according to a new report from security solutions provider McAfee

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2013 Candice So

HTC One smartphone launched in New York

HTC Corp. launched the new version of its flagship Android smartphone One today at an event in New York, highlighting new premium features designed to compete with Samsung's popular devices. The new HTC

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

iOS 5.1 hack in three simple steps

Editor's note: The exploit described in this story and featured in the YouTube video has since been revealed as a fake. There is no security risk as described below. ITBusiness.ca regrets the error.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

BlackBerry popularity among Canadians slipping

A new report from market tracking firm ComScore Inc., indicates that Research In Motion Ltd. maintains the No. 1 spot in the smartphone rankings in Canada, according to the Financial Post. But shifting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Android users likely to be app freeloaders: survey

While everybody loves getting things for free, it seems Android users love getting free things more than anyone.A new survey released today by Strategy Analytics found that 89 per cent of mobile applications

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2012 Brad Reed

HP makes Web OS open source

by Kye Husbands   You read that right and the first question probably going through your mind is, well, why the heck not? Three months ago HP’s Touchpad, Web OS and their whole

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 15th, 2011 Kye Husbands

Alleged PlayBook hack leading RIM to fork in the road?

by Nestor E. Arellano As if the ignominy of having to slash the price of its first tablet device where not enough, Research In Motion it appears now has to investigate reports that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Canadian Android users targeted by

A new Android Trojan program that poses as an SMS management application is sending text messages to predefined premium-rate numbers in Europe and Canada, according to security researchers from Kaspersky Lab.Credit-stealing Trojans that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2011 Lucian Constantin

Is BBX just a pipe dream?

RIM announced BBX to the world at a developers conference this week. BBX will be the new flagship OS for RIM, merging the BlackBerry 7 smartphone OS with the QNX OS that powers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2011 Tony Bradley

ViewPad 10pro bridges gap between Android and Windows

If you're interested in trying out the latest Android tablet software but have too much invested in Windows programs to walk away, ViewSonic's ViewPad 10Pro could be a solution. It acts as a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2011 Brian Nadel

8 Android threats BYOD users should know about

The Android mobile operating and the BYOD (bring your own device) trend – a marriage made in heaven. For app-hungry users probably, but the combination could be malevolent mix for some workplace IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 30th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How Google’s Motorola purchase changes the mobile landscape

What does Google's decision to buy Motorola Mobility mean for the future of mobility?Last week's mega-mobility-deal throws into relief a range of interrelated issues facing Google, its advertising-based business model, and the role

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2011 John Cox