iPhone 4 users report signal problems, expert says antenna to blame

Reports of call and data signal strength problems in the new iPhone 4 have a basis in fact, a hardware expert said Thursday.Later in the day, Apple acknowledged that holding the iPhone 4

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

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

HP’s Palm acquisition a threat to Microsoft

HP's purchase of Palm could not only savewebOS, but should also cause a few shivers for Microsoft.Where Redmond may have lately seemed the up-and-comer to challenge Blackberry with its Windows Phone 7, HP--by

Published on: May 11th, 2010 David Coursey

Jobs’ anti-Flash remarks tainted by Apple’s business agenda

At the heart of the great war of words between Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen lies a simple question: Is Adobe Flashreally bad technology? If the answer is yes,

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Lightning, Thunder, Flash, Aero – Dell’s upcoming Windows 7, Android phones

It looks like Apple isn't the only one losing control of its smartphones --Engadget reports that a slew of Dell handsets were leaked on Wednesday, including a high-end Windows Phone 7 handset (the

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

iPad surges into the market

The iPad launch is the death knell for Kindle - 300,000 iPads sold on day one in the USA alone. The day Apple launched its eagerly awaited iPad, Sony was running ads offering

Published on: April 15th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Just how revolutionary is iPhone 4.0?

At today's announcement of iPhone OS 4.0, Apple unveiled seven major features in the latest version of its OS.Most of these additions came as no surprise--in fact, many were what we wanted when

Published on: April 10th, 2010 Ginny Mies

21 hidden tech threats and how to handle them

Yes, the truth is out there. But they don't want you to know about it. Who's "they"? It could be Google or product manufacturers, your boss or your wireless carrier, Hollywood or Uncle

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Dan Tynan

Mobile payment needs more than an iPhone Bump to get going

I’d like to apologize to Darrell MacMichael of PayPal Canada for costing him all of $8 while we were filming a demo of his company’s new Send Money Version 2.0 application for the

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Public Mobile opens doors – offers free Canadian long distance

Public Mobile has become the second new entrant to open stores serving Canada's wireless market, even if its network won't be online until the middle of May. The company is targeting Canadians who

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Mobile payments offer big benefits to Canadian business, consumers

For more than four years now teenagers in Japan have been purchasing pop drinks with their smart phones. Even before that, African immigrants in Europe have been remitting money back home and checking

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How smart do you need to be to use a smart phone?

- By Dominira Saul In today’s fast paced and mobile world often our customers, vendors and collaborators expect 24-hour availability and instant responsiveness.  Business people are expected to be able to respond to

Published on: March 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Spate of lawsuits may alter smartphone landscape

Having trouble keeping track of who is suing whom among smartphone and mobile technology players over the past few months? Here's a quick rundown:Family of author Philip K. Dick vs. Google Author Philip

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Network World Staff