Android users win with Google BlindType buy

In what could be a considerable boon for Android users, Google on Friday acquired Blind Type, a San Francisco-based maker of touch-typing software for smartphones. Though Blind Type's app hasn't yet been released,

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

Awesome Android apps for productive professionals

Now that business users have begun clamoring for Android phones in earnest, it's a better time than ever to take a fresh look at the Android apps now available for enterprises.There are more

Published on: September 7th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

Control phone widgets with Android-compatible Power Strip

"Power Strip is a dock-like Android 2.1+ compatible home application. Thanks to the multi-tasking in Android, it can start from anywhere in any orientation and keep your current activity on the screen." That's

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Brent Rose

Google succeeding in wooing new businesses, finances show

Google's second-quarter financial report last week provided further signs that, after years of trying, Google may finally be seeing material results from emerging businesses that could help it diversify from search advertising, which

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Windows Phone 7 shortcomings become hot topic

The list of features missing in Windows Phone 7 -- no multitasking of third-party applications, no copy-and-paste, no native Twitter client -- has dominated forums and early reviews of reference hardware phones put

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Dell’s Streak is smartphone with a tablet heart

After much teasing and a European launch, the Dell Streak smartphone has finally arrived here in the U.S. The Streak goes against the gradient, with its roomy 5-inch touchscreen and a design that

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Melissa J. Perenson

With these 10 free Android apps you’ll never say ‘I don’t know’

The promise of a smartphone is that you have the world's knowledge at your fingertips anywhere you go. Since Google is committed to organizing the world's knowledge, it seems only natural that its

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Top tools and services that can shorten your work day

Working 9 to 5? What a way to make a living--especially because it's not uncommon for the typical workday to stretch to 6:00, 7:00, or even later. But what can you do? You

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Rick Broida

Why you should wait for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft is coming fashionably late to the next-generation smartphone party. New cutting edge Android devices seem to come out monthly, and Apple just unveiled its big iPhone overhaul for 2010, but with Windows

Published on: June 11th, 2010 Tony Bradley

How to get Google to give you great gobs of cash

Google is looking to invest in key industries. If you want some of that action, it doesn't hurt to have a pal inside the Googleplex. Google's venture capital arm is a year old,

Published on: May 6th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

How to develop mobile apps without breaking the bank

Many smart phone apps are frivolous, others are exciting, but most often, these aren't cheap thrills.Forrester Research reported last year that an average no-frill app could cost a minimum of $20,000 to develop.

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Lightning, Thunder, Flash, Aero – Dell’s upcoming Windows 7, Android phones

It looks like Apple isn't the only one losing control of its smartphones --Engadget reports that a slew of Dell handsets were leaked on Wednesday, including a high-end Windows Phone 7 handset (the

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

SMBs win with bundled mobile licensing of Maximizer’s CRM 11

Budget conscious small and medium sized businesses get a double bonus from a recent mobile customer relationship management (CRM) software product from Maximizer Software Inc. The company’s latest product, CRM 11 acquired a

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile payments offer big benefits to Canadian business, consumers

For more than four years now teenagers in Japan have been purchasing pop drinks with their smart phones. Even before that, African immigrants in Europe have been remitting money back home and checking

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano