Motorola Milestone cures Canada’s Nexus One envy

With all the fuss about the Google Nexus One lately, you’d almost forget that Google’s Android OS comes loaded on other mobile devices too. Then the Motorola Milestone comes along and you suddenly

Published on: February 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

50 choice blogs for the latest on iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices

There's quite a collection of good and colorful blogs that track iPhones, Android devices, BlackBerries and other smartphones and no shortage of overlapping coverage among them (How many different "scoops" on the Android-powered

Published on: February 5th, 2010 Bob Brown

5 ways firms can ensure secure smartphone use in the office

If 2009 was the Year of the Smartphone, 2010 is destined to be the Year IT Grapples with Managing All Those Smartphones. Properly keeping track of and securing employees' personal devices, or "personal-liable"

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Al Sacco

Most – and least – reliable vendors of tech products

Every year, consumers purchase millions of computers and peripherals. And every year, millions of those devices break down.For anyone who plans to buy a piece of hardware, the overall reliability of a vendor's

Published on: January 29th, 2010 Christopher Null

Top 10 smartphone security risks and how to handle them

As vice president of IT at Windsor Foods in Houston, Stephan Henze has to stay one step ahead of the latest IT trends. That's why he's spending a lot of time thinking about

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Mary Brandel

Google’s Nexus One works in Canada on Wind 3G, Rogers 2G networks

It was no surprise when Canada was left out of Google’s Nexus One phone launch. This nation is getting used to playing second fiddle (or third, or 85th) when it comes to getting

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Blackberry vs. iPhone — the business smartphone faceoff

The BlackBerry has been the smartphone of choice in the enterprise for some time, and for good reason. It mastered the most important business app, e-mail, and comes with all the controls IT

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Chuck Goldman and Brian Reed

Motorola Milestone vs. Nokia N97 – two future-proof phones face off

If new flagship smartphones from a couple of the world's leading mobile manufacturers are any indication, 2010 will see an even more hotly-contested marketplace than 2009. Nokia Corp.'s N97 smartphone is being prized

Published on: December 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Smartphone Smorgasbord: a holiday guide

Smartphone Smorgasbord: a holiday guideThe launch of a new HSPA network -- shared by Bell Canada and Telus Mobility -- has shaken up Canada's wireless landscape. The faster network is on par with

Published on: December 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Samsung Omnia II disappoints with slow performance

On the surface, the Samsung Omnia II seems to be the Windows Mobile phone that fans have been waiting for. With its gorgeous 3.7-inch AMOLED touch display, attractive design, and impressive specs, this

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Ginny Mies

5 reasons BlackBerry Storm 2 is better than the first Storm

Weekend at Bernie's 2; Basic Instinct 2; Caddyshack 2; Grease 2; all terrible movies that prove a principle that sequels are generally terrible.But the BlackBerry Storm 2 (Storm 9550) thankfully doesn't fall into

Published on: November 25th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Simple ways to supercharge your PC and other digital gear

Has your PC lost its pep? How about your network connection, your printer, or even your phone? Here's our guide to giving your gear new life. Follow our tips, and you can fire

Published on: November 24th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Google’s Latitude service improved but still provokes paranoia

Google has added new features to its Latitude location mapping and tracking service, allowing users to see where they have been and automatically be alerted (warned?) when friends are nearby."One of the most

Published on: November 17th, 2009 David Coursey

HTC offers Canadians a ‘quietly brilliant’ Hero

Smartphone maker HTC Corp. unveiled an exclusive device with Telus Mobility backed by a major ad campaign in a bid to raise its brand awareness levels to rival those of Apple Inc. and

Published on: November 12th, 2009 Brian Jackson