The scoop on 3 – not yet announced – BlackBerrys

Keeping new BlackBerry smartphones under wraps is not exactly one of Research In Motion's (RIM) strengths. In fact, details, technical specifications and even images of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry devices typically leak months in

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Al Sacco

Huge surge in demand for Google Android phone

A "monstrous" jump in demand for Android-equipped smartphones has turned the market upside down, a retail pollster said today.Of the people who told ChangeWave Research in a mid-December survey that they planned to

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Google unveils ‘chic and capable’ Nexus One smartphone

Though no iPhone slayer, Nexus One – the Android OS-powered handset unveiled by Google Tuesday – will be a much sought after smartphone, say Canadian mobile market analysts."I'll want one when it gets

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Death of cell phone haggling?

As I anticipate covering tomorrow's Wind Mobile launch, I wonder if the days of haggling over cell phone plans have finally come to an end. After escaping regulatory purgatory, Globalive will reveal its

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Scrapping system access fees brings ‘little benefit’ to Canadian cell phone users

The dropping of system access fees by the three big Canadian carriers has come much too late, industry observers say.What's more, the actual benefit to customrs will be scant because of the way

Published on: November 24th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

FlashTrack — College loads entire courses on USB Flash drives

Thomas Edison State College is looking to accelerate the deployment of a new course delivery system that uses USB drives loaded with entire courses and associated applications to help students complete the work

Published on: November 19th, 2009 Lucas Mearian

Collision warning systems help distracted drivers, prevent accidents

Technology and new laws may have a role in curbing dangerous vehicle accidents caused by distracted driving while texting or using a cell phone or a music player. But federal officials today also

Published on: October 2nd, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Business travelers ready to change reservations to get WiFi in the plane

Three quarters of frequent business travelers polled in a recent survey said they would choose an airline based on whether a flight offers Wi-Fi, with half of the respondents saying they would even

Published on: September 2nd, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Spammers target aspiring mobile eavesdroppers

For cellular busy bodies the offer is simply too good to resist. A downloadable software tool which, once installed on a target cell phone, reports back to the app owner information on all

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Many BlackBerry users suffer from iPhone envy, survey shows

A significant number of Blackberry owners suffer from iPhone envy, according to a new report out today. Four out of ten Blackberry owners and other smartphone users said they would switch to the

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Ian Paul and Gregg Keizer

iPhone step aside – Google Android expected to be spectacular success

The number of mobile phones using the Android operating system will eventually be huge, even if the number of Android smartphones shipped doesn't grow by 900 per cent this year as one research

Published on: May 15th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Blackberry apps that let you work faster, better … outside the office

With the recent launch of BlackBerry App World, its online store for BlackBerry applications, Research in Motion recognized that for many "crackberry" users, the basic device is only the beginning. It's the growing

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Grant Buckler

Seven technologies that changed life – and business – for good

Today life without a cell phone, a laptop or an Internet connection seems unthinkable. Tech has infiltrated daily life in so many ways that it's hard to remember entire generations found ways to

Published on: February 20th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Phasing out of system access fees “good news” for Canadian cell phone users

The move by leading Canadian carriers to scrap system access fees for some of their cell phone brands is a sign the tide may be changing in this market in favour of the

Published on: November 14th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach