7 ways smartphones need to be different in 2016

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Q5

The BlackBerry Q5 is the poor man's version of the BlackBerry Q10. First launched in developing markets, the Q5 is now available in Canada for the budget conscious. But I'm asking: is the

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Norton tool can extend mobile phone battery by up to five hours

Symantec's latest version of Norton Mobile Utilities can help you add up to five extra hours of battery life for your mobile phone, the company says.Here's how it works: the tool shows you

Published on: August 21st, 2012 Christine Wong

RIM unveils low-cost BlackBerry for emerging markets

Research In Motion will start selling in India from Thursday a low-cost smartphone with the BlackBerry 7 OS that will soon be offered in other emerging markets. The 10,990 Indian rupees (US$210) BlackBerry

Published on: April 18th, 2012 John Ribeiro

BMW i8 Spyder concept car sporty and sustainable

BMW unveiled its flashy i8 Spyder Concept this weekend making this the third sustainable concept car created by the company.This plug-in hybrid has an electric motor on the front axle and an internal

Published on: April 4th, 2012 Kirsten Taggart

How to squeeze extra juice from your laptop battery

Longer battery life: Every laptop user wants it, but few know how to get it without buying a new machine. Though laptop manufacturers have made great strides over the past few years in

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 Marco Chiappetta

New iPad heat not a hot-button issue for consumers

Apple's third-generation iPad is hot, but this time in a good way, says Consumer Reports. The consumer reviews magazine created a stir two weeks ago when it said the latest Apple tablet could get as

Published on: April 2nd, 2012 Ian Paul

Wi-Drive extends iPad, iPhone storage while on the go

With the new iPad's Retina display, developers will be able to create apps that have more of a visual impact. However, apps that support higher-detailed graphics may end up occupying more storage space.

Published on: March 27th, 2012 Roman Loyola

iPad battery fears unwarranted

by Lex Friedman Your new iPad’s battery is fine. Despite some media reports suggesting that Apple’s newest tablet suffers from a pair of battery-related issues, –Macworld‘s own research concludes that the third-generation iPad’s

Published on: March 26th, 2012 IDG News Service

New iPad shortchanges users on battery life: expert

Apple is shortchanging new iPad owners on battery power, an analyst said today."If you stop charging the iPad when the battery indicator says 100% youwon't get the maximum running time," said Ray Soneira,

Published on: March 26th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Automotive industry’s second renaissance of innovation is about IT

In the next couple of days, ITBusiness.ca will be launching a “Drive” section that focuses on advancements of in-car technology and the connected vehicle. So why would a technology-focused news site launch a

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Feds pump $19 million into auto sector R&D

The federal government is injecting $19 million into six research projects exploring new technologies in Canada's hard hit auto sector, Industry Canada announced today.Past Automotive Partnership Canadaprojects have included research into this electric

Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New iPad has huge battery, draws long lines on launch day

Apple lovers across the country hope to get their hands on the new iPad-or is it New iPad?-when it hits stores this week, but the geeks at iFixit headed to Australia and got

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Tom Kaneshige and Jay Alabaster

Sub-zero smartphones: which devices can bear the cold? [Infographic]

Some smart phone manufacturers don't allow their devices to be used in cold weather while others guarantee smooth functioning even in -20 degrees Celsius (-3 degrees Fahrenheit).According to Apple, its iPhones can be

Published on: February 3rd, 2012