Tests disprove Apple’s faulting of other smartphone antennae

When reports began flooding in that Apple's new iPhone 4 suffers from a serious antenna problem that disrupts voice and data signals, Apple fired back at its critics and competitors by claiming that

Published on: August 4th, 2010

Dell’s Streak is smartphone with a tablet heart

After much teasing and a European launch, the Dell Streak smartphone has finally arrived here in the U.S. The Streak goes against the gradient, with its roomy 5-inch touchscreen and a design that

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Melissa J. Perenson

Android update brings Flash to smartphones

I got an advance look at Google's latest treat for Android phones, Android 2.2 (more deliciously known as Froyo) on the Nexus One. Announced this morning at Google I/O in San Franisco, the

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Ginny Mies

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

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

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

iPad will rewrite Canadian wireless pricing – cheap AT&T-like rates must come here, too

By Carmi Levy, independent technology analyst and journalist The clock is now ticking. Apple’s iPad hits U.S. retailers April 3rd and migrates north of the border sometime before the end of the month.

Published on: March 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Motorola Milestone cures Canada’s Nexus One envy

With all the fuss about the Google Nexus One lately, you’d almost forget that Google’s Android OS comes loaded on other mobile devices too. Then the Motorola Milestone comes along and you suddenly

Published on: February 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

5 ways firms can ensure secure smartphone use in the office

If 2009 was the Year of the Smartphone, 2010 is destined to be the Year IT Grapples with Managing All Those Smartphones. Properly keeping track of and securing employees' personal devices, or "personal-liable"

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Al Sacco

iPhone beats outs three leading smartphones in touchscreen face-off

The Google Nexus One, Motorola Droid, and the iPhone have been put to the test to find out which smartphone has a better touchscreen. But despite overall more capable hardware, the iPhone still

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Google’s Nexus One works in Canada on Wind 3G, Rogers 2G networks

It was no surprise when Canada was left out of Google’s Nexus One phone launch. This nation is getting used to playing second fiddle (or third, or 85th) when it comes to getting

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Nexus One — an advertising gold mine for Google

Dash all the announcements of Google Inc.'s fast new phone, Nexus One, because on Tuesday the search company made conceivably bigger news with its creation of a Google-hosted Web store for purchasing its

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Matt Hamblen