BlackBerry Bluetooth headset offers quality with no frills

Research In Motion (RIM) is known first and foremost for its BlackBerry smartphones, but the Canadian company also manufactures and markets a wide-variety of related software and accessories, including its BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Al Sacco

How to replace your office PC with an iPad

Sure, the iPad is a great device for Web surfing, book reading, and movie watching. But it's also getting a lot of interest in corporations as a possible business device for field forces,

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Galen Gruman

Ford’s futuristic features on 2011 Explorer

We might not yet have the hover cars promised to us by science fiction movies of the past, or even cars that drive themselves – but the 2011 Ford Explorer is loaded to

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Apple iPad — a dozen tips, tricks and traps

Apple's iPad is comfortable, like your favorite shoes or an old T-shirt. You can use it at a desk or table, or curl up with it on the couch. It's a flexible device

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

How to wirelessly backup files from your smartphone to your PC

Mobile phones are a sort of roach motel for data: Your phone book, SMS messages, and other information checks in, but it's extremely hard to get it to check out again. That's the

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Andrew Brandt

New RIM device lets you do PowerPoint presentations without a PC

The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is about to kick off in Las Vegas, and BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) isn't wasting any time announcing new products--though you're unlikely to see any new

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Al Sacco

Distracted driving the problem, not just technology

Ontario's new law prohibiting driving while phoning has come into effect. Meanwhile, a poll shows 90 per cent support for the ban on hand-held communication and entertainment devices while driving. I'm not against

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Mark Goldberg

VIDEO – Bluetooth devices that help you avoid a $500 ticket

Ontario is the latest province to ban the use of handheld devices while driving. But with a little help from Bluetooth, you can keep yakking on the road. Sony Ericsson shows off its

Published on: October 26th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Eyes on the road

The province of Ontario's new handsfree law kicked in today. This means no more grasping your cell phone or any other electronic gadget while you drive. Global positioning systems are allowed, so long

Published on: October 26th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

WiFi Direct enables wireless connections without router or hotspot

The WiFi Alliance announced a new wireless networking specification which will enable devices to establish simple peer-to-peer wireless connections without the need for a wireless router or hotspot. WiFi Direct has a wide

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Tony Bradley

iLane promises a productive drive, delivers frustration

The iLane is one of those new gadgets that make you feel as though you've entered the future – promising to read your e-mail to you out loud while you drive, and a

Published on: September 23rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Terminal velocity – Airline slashes passenger wait times with PDAs

Frustration stemming from standing in lines is one of the main reasons airlines get a bad rap, according to Chandrashekhar Nene.People hate queues, observes Nene, who is vice-president of IT at Kingfisher Airlines

Published on: September 4th, 2009 Gunjan Trivedi

Liberty: use your BlackBerry with a large display and keyboard

If you thought you couldn't possibly use your BlackBerry any more than you already do, you were wrong.Thanks to Waterloo, Ont.-based Bayalink Solutions Corp., that trusty device in your hip holster has become

Published on: July 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson

Bluetooth devices that let you gab while you drive — Part 2

It's about to get very expensive for Ontario citizens who like to yak on their cell phones while driving.  Read Part 1 of this story: How drivers can avoid getting a ticket for

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Lynn Greiner