BlackBerry 6 packs seven awesome multimedia features

With the release of Research In Motion's (RIM) brand new mobile OS right around the corner, the BlackBerry-maker is teasing its new software on its official blog and elsewhere online, including popular social-networking

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Al Sacco

Mobile BI — a bonanza for many businesses

Even before his company had finished developing its first mobile business intelligence application, Manoj Prasad was deep into planning the next one. "We could immediately see [mobile] would be big for us," says

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Michael Fitzgerald

New analytics app for iPad, iPhone could benefit frontline workers

A business intelligence software maker is hoping to transform the iPad from a consumer gadget to a valuable business tool.Last week, MicroStrategy Inc., based in McLean, VA, rolled out its mobile BI (business

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to share your BlackBerry’s Internet connection with your PC

Sayonara spotty hotel Internet. Au revoir overloaded coffee-shop wireless. Bye-bye pricey airport Wi-Fi. If you have a BlackBerry with a strong wireless connection, you may never have to deal with such unappealing connectivity

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Al Sacco

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

Canadian banks tap new media to market new mobile services

Canada's first banks to offer mobile applications consider them an important service channel that is best marketed using social media campaigns.The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and the Toronto-Dominion Bank have both

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

ING Direct lauds Websphere role in mobile banking app success

A 13-year relationship with IBM and its Websphere application integration server has been critical in helping ING Direct of Canada quickly build and operate a mobile banking application, a bank official said.ING Direct

Published on: June 18th, 2010 Matt Hamblen and Nestor Arellano

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

Tap Google for a better, wireless BlackBerry sync

We all have our morning rituals – that first cup of coffee, a stretch to touch the toes, and connecting your BlackBerry via mini-USB to one's computer for a sync-up. This has been

Published on: June 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Household products distributor drives mobile strategy with Palm Treo smartphones

The renewed preference for smartphones over PCs is ushering in a new era of computing and employee productivity -- but how are modern-day CIOs and IT managers coping with the fast-paced use and

Published on: June 6th, 2010 John Mark V. Tuazon

Mixed response marks iPad launch in Canada

Much of the initial gusto that greeted the Canadian launch of the iPad Friday subsided as the day wore on.There were early reports of fans camping out at mall entrances across the country

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

10 Essential BlackBerry Apps for Travel

You can track expenses, mileage and business calls; find the perfect places to stay, eat and work; keep on top of your travel arrangements; and even call on a virtual concierge to handle

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Fabulous apps to transform your BlackBerry into a road warrior’s powerhouse

Whether you're out on the road for weeks at a time meeting with clients, just popping into the city for a weekend conference or taking the family on a hard-earned vacation, a few

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Can the Apple iPad replace all your other devices?

What, precisely, is the iPad? Compared with its iconic ancestors, the iPod and the iPhone, that's a surprisingly tough question to answer. It runs the same operating system as the iPhone --but you

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Harry McCracken