Work/life balance issues stall BlackBerry rollout

A federal government department stalled the distribution of a new fleet of BlackBerries following fears the devices would have a negative impact on the work/life balance of staff.The Blackberries were purchased for the

Published on: December 15th, 2007 Darren Pauli

Software tool transforms BlackBerry into customer mgt device

Sales personnel slowed down by the need to fumble with folders and laptop units in search of customer data now have a far better alternative. They can take advantage of a customer relationship

Published on: November 21st, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Consumers to drive mobility

Businesses hoping to maintain tight control over future adoption of mobile technologies should open their minds and embrace the notion that consumer devices will continue to filter their way into the workplace, whether

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Matt Hines

RIM slashes price of BlackBerry server for SMB market

Research in Motion turned an army of executives at big enterprises into mobile e-mail addicts with its BlackBerry handhelds. Now it wants to do the same thing for users in much smaller companies.

Published on: November 8th, 2007 John Cox

RIM pitches another Curve

First came the trim, consumer-friendly BlackBerry Curve 8300. Then came the Wi-Fi-enabled BlackBerry 8820. Now there's the BlackBerry Curve 8320, an impressive PDA phone that combines the best of the previous two models

Published on: October 30th, 2007 Liane Cassavoy

Jim Balsillie takes a shine to Pearl

TORONTO – Research In Motion chairman and co-CEO Jim Balsillie flashed his shiny, new BlackBerry Pearl as he talked about the ubiquity of the popular handheld device as a collaboration tool for work

Published on: September 18th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Calgary rounds up mobile environment for Stampede

Calgary is booming – and not just in the oil business. With four million tourists last year and a $1-billion tourism industry, the city’s not-for-profit tourism agency, was looking for ways to use

Published on: July 13th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

IT Business Elsewhere: BlackBerry blackout

IT Business Elsewhere is a look at interesting and unusual technology stories from around the world. Reality TV, Mexican-style The governor of Texas wants to set up a series of Webcams along

Published on: June 9th, 2006 ITBusiness Staff

Lack of standards and strategies on PDAs means PC history will be repeated

Wireless network-connected personal digital assistants such as the Blackberry, the Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Palm SmartPhones and Java-enabled cellular phones are going to reach new levels of adoption this year. Not long ago

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Rob Carnegie