Managing your cell phone bills – 3 quick Tips

As reported by the OTI in their latest survey and Canada's Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications (CCTS),  Canadians still have the dubious record of being the most expensive cell phone market in the

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Kye Husbands

Bell Canada ranks first in cell phone complaints tally

The Commission for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), an organization funded by the telecom industry to resolve complaints against companies in the space, released a report last week indicating that billing errors and

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile video viewership grows

The latest survey of Web video usage from Bytemobile shows that smartphone users are watching it in ever-larger quantities. Currently, most video is low-resolution, user-created videos on sites such as YouTube. But even

Published on: October 22nd, 2010 John Cox

Grab control of your Android

Hacking your Android OS device, also known as "rooting," can be a great way to unlock new features that your wireless carrier nixed or Google failed to include. Root your Android handset, and

Published on: October 8th, 2010 Chris Head

Windows Phone 7 out Oct. 11

Does Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 have what it takes to compete against Apple's blockbuster iPhone and the Android army? We'll find out October 11 when Microsoft officially pulls back the curtain on its

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Ian Paul

Five mobile apps to watch

The main topic of conversation here at Mobilize 2010 in San Francisco is apps - mobile apps. That being the case, quite a number of app developers are here networking with venture capital

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Mark Sullivan and Ginny Mies

No hands texting with Android texting app

A free Android application to be unveiled on Thursday at the Mobilize conference in San Francisco will let mobile phone users send and receive text messages without touching or looking at the phone.AdelaVoice,

Published on: October 1st, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Low-cost alternatives to landlines

Though it is as much a fixture in Canadian and American households as the television and the microwave oven, the home telephone has become superfluous. Blame (or thank) cell phones, which are now

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Rick Broida

The return of the wristwatch – its time has come again

Conventional wisdom says people don't wear wristwatches anymore -- especially young people. The story goes that because we now have cell phones, we no longer need to lash anything to our wrists. But

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Mike Elgan

How much data do I need on my cell phone plan?

 Smart phones combine cell phone and Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) functions in one unit.  If you require e-mail and access to your calendar when on the go then a smart phone is appropriate

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Kye Husbands

A review of Rogers’ new Chatr discount wireless plan

The wireless market in Canada is heating up with some competitive cell phone plans. Top mobile service provider Rogers recently decided to fight wireless newcomers in their own game by introducing its own

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Yale Holder

iPhone 4 launch hype hi-jacked by clever entrepreneurs

Apple Inc. won't be the only one cashing in on today's iPhone 4 launch in Canada, as crafty entrepreneurs and charitable do-gooders piggy back on the marketing frenzy.The iPhone 4 is on sale

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

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

Apple spends $171 to build iPhone 4, says expert

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 4 costs the company about $171 to build, a Wall Street analyst said today, giving the new device a profit margin of more than 61 per cent.Materials and parts for

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Gregg Keizer