Mobile business card reading apps comparison

If you believe the technological vision of the future prophesized by some mobile advocates, business cards will soon be a thing of the past. Soon enough we'll all be swapping our contact information

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Kindle Cloud Reader doesn’t quite beat native app performance

Amazon's new Kindle Cloud Reader, announced Wednesday and available now at, is a Web-based interface to Amazon's Kindle ebook store, complete with the ability to read books within a web browser. Using

Published on: August 12th, 2011 Jason Snell

How to put QR codes to work for your business

Smartphones are everywhere. Mobile payments and location-based services are already drawing people to take out their phones while they're out and about, and QR codes are another way your business can connect to

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Michelle Mastin

Mobile apps a slam dunk for Score Media

It may seem surprising that Score Media Inc. is hiring a whole bunch of techie types these days. And they’re not there to keep the computers from crashing at the company’s specialty sports

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

HP TouchPad debuts webOS for tablets

When Hewlett-Packard's TouchPad tablet based on webOS 3.0 hits stores July 1, it will face the same fate as every other tablet being released to market – a comparison to Apple's iPad. But

Published on: June 29th, 2011 Brian Jackson

OneNote app released to iPhone

It is finally here. Microsoft today launched the OneNote app for the iPhone. One of the most useful (and addicting) applications in the Microsoft Office suite is OneNote, and now iPhone users can

Published on: January 19th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Google Calendar Client app is a bargain

Google Calendar is my primary program for keeping track of my schedule and tasks. If you can say the same, Readdle’s Calendars — Google Calendar Client is an easy, intuitive, and dependable iPhone

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Jeff Merron

Driving to work gets easier with personalized traffic reports

Toronto-area resident Matt Mann leaves on his daily commute to drop off the kids at daycare and then to work about 15 minutes after his wife departs along roughly the same route. He'd

Published on: January 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Donate without spending a dime with CauseWorld iPhone app

It's a sunny Spring afternoon, and I'm strolling past rows of fancy stores, sports bars and classy restaurants in downtown Walnut Creek, Calif., a shopping Mecca about 20 miles east of San Francisco.

Published on: April 13th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

eBay for BlackBerry released, feedback requested

Research In Motion (RIM) this morning listed an early version of its new eBay for BlackBerry e-commerce application for download on its BlackBerry App World software store. The free, beta application lets BlackBerry

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Al Sacco

Background checker app for iPhone a big disappointment

Here's a concept that business people, journalists, busy bodies and paranoids are certain to find appealing: An application for the iPhone and iPod touch that lets you explore the backgrounds of the people

Published on: September 24th, 2009 Ben Boychuck