Toronto developer’s Viigo top download on BlackBerry app store

Viigo, a mobile phone application from a Toronto developer of the same name has smashed its own download records in the first week of being hosted on the new BlackBerry App World.Viigo has

Published on: April 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Stop DRM from becoming a “privacy nightmare”

Canadian iTunes users were delighted when Apple announced, last month, that it had cut deals with three of the largest music labels – Warner Music, Sony BMG and Universal Music Group – to

Published on: February 17th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

iPhone update falls short of satisfying business needs

The iPhone 3G and its iPhone 2 OS propelled Apple's leading-edge mobile device into serious contention as a business smartphone. And the iPhone 3G is one of the best - if not the

Published on: November 26th, 2008 Galen Gruman

Six free and fabulous iPhone downloads

Most things in life don't come for free. But the following half-dozen Apple iPhone applications are exceptions to the rule. Each of these free downloads will greatly enhance both your iPhone and mobile Internet

Published on: November 14th, 2008 Al Sacco

How to successfully deploy the iPhone 3G for business

Mobile applications for specific business needs can offer a wide range of benefits for users: access to internal databases and server-based applications (anything from sales and product management tools to patient information systems)

Published on: November 3rd, 2008 Ryan Faas

MySpace takes on iTunes – launches free “on-demand” music streaming site

Social network MySpace lobbed a shot across the bow of Apple iTunes last night with the launch of MySpace Music, a new site that offers free on-demand music streaming along with MP3 downloads

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Developing iPhone apps proves lucrative

Wall Street is a major downer these days, but the runaway success of the iPhone 3G and Apple's App Store is spurring a heady wave of enthusiasm in the venture capital community, a

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Bill Snyder

Apple responds to major complaints with iPhone patch

Apple Inc. will release an iPhone update Friday that CEO Steve Jobs promised today "fixes lots of bugs," including the dropped call problem that's plagued users since July. User reaction was mixed on

Published on: September 11th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

iPhone apps that let you boost your productivity for free

Armed with the App Store and a whopping zero dollars to spend, I took a crack at finding the best free iPhone productivity applications available right now. I came away with five solid

Published on: August 18th, 2008 Tim Moynihan

Media Sync marries Blackberry with iTunes

For years Apple's iPod and iTunes Store have been the world's most popular digital media player and online music retailer combination, but if Research In Motion (RIM), maker of the BlackBerry smartphone and

Published on: July 28th, 2008 Al Sacco

What’s so hot about the iPhone 3G?

As I write this, my new white 16GB iPhone 3G is in the process of syncing about 10GB of music from my iTunes library. This is my second sync. Although I was one

Published on: July 17th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Should Apple iTunes be allowed on company computers?

Apple's iTunes is by far one of the most popular and widely-used consumer IT applications available today. It's likely more of your users have an iPod and employ iTunes than staffers that don't,

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Al Sacco and Ben Worthen

Apple readies an ‘iTunes’ platform for the iPhone

Nearly overlooked in the hoopla over its new 3G smart phone this week has been Apple Inc.'s creation of an iPhone development platform, analysts said Thursday. And the App Store, the online mart

Published on: June 13th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

NASA brings social networking to Martians

"The parachute is open!!""Come on Rocketssssss!!!""I've landed !!!!!""Cheers! Tears! I'm here!"Those were the messages that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent out on micro-blogging site Twitter in a five-minute time span May 25 as

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Heather Havenstein and Jim Dalrymple