Rearview mirror first-look at Apple’s iPhone 3G

Apple's event yesterday saw Steve Jobs announce a fresh batch of iPods, an updated Apple TV, and a new-look iTunes.With Apple refreshing its product lines every year, it doesn't take long for its

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian National Exhibition crowd reviews iPhone 4

Apple's iPhone 4 launched in Canada July 30 and since then it's been thoroughly poked and prodded by nearly everyone that has an interest in it.From a Consumer Reports review that declared a

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Brian Jackson

RIM buys Cellmania in hopes of a better App World

Research in Motion (RIM) has acquired Cellmania, an established app store infrastructure developer, in an apparent attempt to zap some life into its App World 2.0 app store for BlackBerry smartphones. Cellmania may

Published on: August 26th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Smartphone app would forewarn epilepsy patients of seizures

Engineers and medical experts have joined forces in Chicago to to create a small prototype device and complex software that can monitor brainwaves of people with epilepsy and then send them from a

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Seven deadly smartphone sins: mistakes you’ll want to avoid

For a device with "smart" in its name, a smartphone sure can help you do a lot of stupid things. Whether it's racking up thousands of dollars in international roaming fees or encouraging

Published on: August 17th, 2010 JR Raphael

HP Photosmart Plus All-In-One printer offers speed and quality at the right price

The HP Photosmart Plus color inkjet multifunction printer is well priced for student and home users ($150 as of December 9, 2009). It also pumps out great-looking output quickly--something that few other models

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Susan Silvius

iPhone exploit code goes public

Minutes after Apple issued a security update Wednesday, the maker of a 10-day-old jailbreak exploit released code that others could put to use hijacking iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads."Comex," the developer of JailbreakMe

Published on: August 13th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

BlackBerry Torch being passed to Canada this year

Research in Motion's (RIM) new BlackBerry 9800 Torch phone and BlackBerry 6 OSwill be in Canada later this year - after launching south of the border first with AT&T.RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis took

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

HTC Desire is ‘stunning’ and ‘uncanny’, says reviewer

We've had the HTC Desire phone for three weeks now, and a recent extended business trip provided the ideal opportunity for a concentrated test of its capabilities. At first sight the HTC Desire

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Dominic Goumal

HTC Desire leads charge of Telus’ Android lineup

Telus Mobility will launch the HTC Desire, a new touch screen smartphone powered by Google Android, as part of its “back to school” campaign.Canadian media pawed at the Android 2.1 device at Telus'

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Mobile BI — a bonanza for many businesses

Even before his company had finished developing its first mobile business intelligence application, Manoj Prasad was deep into planning the next one. "We could immediately see [mobile] would be big for us," says

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Michael Fitzgerald

How to share your BlackBerry’s Internet connection with your PC

Sayonara spotty hotel Internet. Au revoir overloaded coffee-shop wireless. Bye-bye pricey airport Wi-Fi. If you have a BlackBerry with a strong wireless connection, you may never have to deal with such unappealing connectivity

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Al Sacco

Droid X vs. iPhone 4 — a spec by spec comparison

On Wednesday, Motorola introduced the Droid X -- the company's response to the Apple iPhone 4. On Thursday, the iPhone 4 goes on sale. As a result, the digital world has a smartphone

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Canadian banks tap new media to market new mobile services

Canada's first banks to offer mobile applications consider them an important service channel that is best marketed using social media campaigns.The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and the Toronto-Dominion Bank have both

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson