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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Smartphone users should unite to fight for these 10 rights

Many smartphone owners are frustrated with the high prices they pay to wireless service providers, as well as the treatment they get from providers once they're locked into a two-year service contract. North

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2009 Mark Sullivan

BlackBerry for guys, iPhone for gals?

The "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" stereotypes in Apple's famous ad campaign have nothing on the findings from a new study of BlackBerry and iPhone owners.The survey, done by consumer electronics shopping

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

Inside the iPhone – secrets behind how it works

You put it up to your ear and the screen goes blank. Turn it on its side, and the screen rotates. Walk outside and it can find your location, point a compass in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 12th, 2009 John Brandon

Windows Mobile 6.5 a “fine-tuning” rather than full-scale upgrade

Today's release of Windows Mobile 6.5 is not the complete overhaul that users have been demanding. For that the smartphone-using public will have to wait for Windows Mobile 7, scheduled to release in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2009

Portable prototype plans offer glimpse of the future

From new materials to new shapes to new ways of keeping things powered up, portable gadgetry has a bright future. Individual designers, design firms and computer manufacturers continually come up with inventive ideas

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 3rd, 2009 Jackson West

Smartphone application helps drivers avoid speeding tickets

A smartphone application coming this fall could help drivers use GPS to detect speed traps, cameras at red lights and more than 200,000 related alerts based on a database of locations compiled with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Data usage will drive mobile phone penetration in Canada, experts say

Industry experts bemoaned the relatively tepid mobile phone market in Canada but expressed optimism about the future at the Mobile Media World '09 conference in Toronto.Compared with many other post-industrial nations, Canada just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson

BlackBerrys help cardiologists care for heart attack victims

Modern medicine and technology go hand-in-hand. For years, we've come to associate a hospital not only with the patients it houses and medical professionals who work there, but also the machines and gadgets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 31st, 2009 Al Sacco

Soon to be released HTC Touch Pro2 is feature rich, but resembles brick

The HTC Touch Pro2 smartphone harkens back to a more retro approach to the mobile device, but it still comes loaded and ready to rock with many powerful features.Telus is set to offer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Tour is the most boring new BlackBerry ever

I previously called the new BlackBerry Tour the "Goldilocks" of BlackBerrys and after reviewing the device for the past couple of weeks, that holds true - there's nothing too hot or cold about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 27th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Mobile device deathmatch – Will the Palm Pre blow past the iPhone?

There's been one promised iPhone killer after another - the Google Android-based HTC Dream and Magic, the RIM BlackBerry Storm, the yet-to-ship, years-delayed Windows Mobile 7 - but none has given it worthwhile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2009 Galen Gruman

HTC Dream – a powerful iPhone contender

Google wants you to use its services on your phone so much that it is giving away the Android operating system (OS).Any hardware manufacturer who wants to can adopt the Google OS by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Down and dirty with Palm Pre – great looks, awesome software, disappointing hardware

Ever since Palm unveiled the Pre and its brand new mobile operating system, webOS, in January at the CES 2009 show, Palm's smartphone has been the talk of the Web, consuming the tech

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2009 Al Sacco