Nokia X phones a mix of Android, Windows, and its own services

Nokia Corp. unveiled three new smartphones under the Nokia X brand today - and their operating system is an interesting mix of Android and Windows. Available in a dizzying array of colours, the

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Candice So

Epson joins mobile printing alliance

Printer maker Epson America Inc. announced today it has joined the Mopria Alliance , a non-profit organization focused on standardizing wireless printing from mobile devices. The alliance’s end goal is to create a

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Candice So

Smartphone sales beat out feature phones for first time: Gartner

It’s a sign of the times – smartphones have finally overtaken feature phones in sales, with smartphones representing just over half of the number of mobile phones sold, according to Gartner Inc. In

Published on: February 13th, 2014 Candice So

Tim Hortons double doubles down on mobile payments

The next time you grab that double-double at your neighbourhood Tim Hortons, you might not have to bring your wallet – your smartphone could be all you need to pay for your caffeine

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

Building a spy phone is as easy as injecting malware into Android apps

Kevin McNamee stands in front of his laptop on a low stage, a phone in his hand as he scrolls through a program showing his phone’s screen, magnified on a projector screen beside

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Candice So

Five cool new features for the Google Translate Android app

Google has updated its Google Translate Android app, and is highlighting five key new features that will enhance the user experience for people turning to their phone for a little language help. The

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Biz app compatibility makes Windows 8 tablets a must

Interoperability: It's a big word that describes an even bigger problem--namely, that of the compatibility of your apps and databetween different devices. And while the mobile worlds of Google'sAndroid and Apple's iOS have

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

Consumer-focused trade-offs compromise Apple iOS, Android security: Symantec

Apple's iOS and Google's Android mobile operating systems may have been built with security in mind, but both companies' efforts to appease consumer wants have also compromised business security needs, says a report

Published on: June 29th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Nokia CEO indicates Symbian’s end in ‘burning memo’?

If comparing your company to a burning oil platform in the North Sea is not a clear indication that things are not going well, I don’t know what else would. This appears to

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Apps for printing photos from Android phones

ith mobile phone cameras getting better and better, more people are using their smartphones as their primary cameras. Eventually, you'll want to print the cherished family photos that you've saved on your phone.

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Armando Rodriguez

Video Blog: Windows Phone 7 vs Google Android vs Apple iOS

Although Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is yet to launch, the videos below are an excellent side-by-side comparison of the user experience on your – soon to be – WP7 device, the Apple iPhone

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Kye Husbands

Simple Android hack unlocks super user customization options

Google's Android operating system is riding a wave of popularity that has rapidly eclipsed Apple's iOS, and by the end of 2010 it's expected to overtake RIM's BlackBerry as America's leading smartphone platform.

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

Apple’s lawsuit against HTC could be bad for … everyone

I'm not a reflexive enemy of the U.S. patent system. But having spent the day mulling over Apple's lawsuit against High Tech Computer (HTC) over smartphone-related patents, it still feels like the move

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Harry McCracken and Dan Nystedt

Tablet PC could be the big fad for 2010

In China, 2010 will be the year of the Tiger. In the tech world, 2010 will be the year of the Tablet - or so it seems. A bevy of tech companies have

Published on: December 14th, 2009 Ian Paul