iPhone satisfaction rating hits the roof … almost

Apple iPhone users are almost twice as likely to say they are "very satisfied" with their smartphone than second-place RIM and its BlackBerry, a recent survey shows. According to ChangeWave Research, which polled

Published on: October 29th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

RIM looks to enhance Web browsing on BlackBerry

RIM is expanding its effort to redefine the Web browsing experience for BlackBerry users. In a recent job posting on LinkedIn, RIM asked for an expert C++ programmer who is firmly grounded in

Published on: October 23rd, 2009 John Cox

BlackBerry Storm 2 has WiFi and much more

Note: The Storm 2 isn't yet available in Canada, despite one false alarm. When contacted by ITBusiness.ca, TELUS media relations spokesperson, AJ Gratton declined to comment on whether TELUS has any plans to

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Ginny Mies

i4i could sue many more vendors if it wins Microsoft case, say experts

If Microsoft Corp. loses its appeal against i4i Inc., the Toronto-based software developer could have legal grounds to pursue patent infringement lawsuits against many other software vendors, according to a law firm. Both

Published on: October 7th, 2009 Brian Jackson

New NTP lawsuit could land RIM in hot water again

If you're a long-time BlackBerry user or "CrackBerry addict," you very likely remember a time just a few years ago when the continued existence of your precious handheld--and its addictive "push" e-mail technology--were

Published on: September 30th, 2009 Al Sacco

Canadian sales execs make their own BlackBerry killer app

Sales executives are well known for their BlackBerry addiction, which is why a Canadian industry association has created a tool to help the wireless device guide them from the airport to the power

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Shane Schick

BlackBerry Tour is the most boring new BlackBerry ever

I previously called the new BlackBerry Tour the "Goldilocks" of BlackBerrys and after reviewing the device for the past couple of weeks, that holds true - there's nothing too hot or cold about

Published on: July 27th, 2009 Brian Jackson

iPhone OS 3.0 still the most enjoyable phone operating system

Two and a half years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone and said that its software was five years ahead of the competition; since then, the rest of the industry has been

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Harry McCracken

Reader’s revenge: iPhone vs. BlackBerry revisited

In comparing the RIM BlackBerry Bold to the Apple iPhone 3G, after a month-long test of each, I declared that it was time to bury the Blackberry, as it was mediocre in its

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Galen Gruman

18 awesome Palm Pre tips, tricks and shortcuts

I've penned loads of tips and tricks stories for RIM smartphone users. This week, it's time to spread the love. I've barely put down the Palm Pre since it arrived at my desk

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Al Sacco

The scoop on Blackberry “Storm 2” – new RIM device likely to include WiFi

Not one week after the first images of Research In Motion's (RIM) unannounced Onyx 96xx, a.k.a. Driftwood, smartphone hit the Web, a handful of pics of RIM's much anticipated BlackBerry Storm successor, currently

Published on: May 19th, 2009 Al Sacco

14 fabulous things you can do with your iPhone and Blackberry

Smartphones are intelligent, but with the 14 tips and tricks in this story, they could approach genius territory. We'll show you how to run seven separate devices from your iPhone, how to play

Published on: May 1st, 2009 Zack Stern

Make your Blackberry look great with custom home screen images

The cloudy sky background that's set as your BlackBerry's default home screen image is okay...if you're into having a device that looks just like everyone else's. But wouldn't it be grand if you

Published on: February 25th, 2009 Al Sacco

RIM previews Bluetooth-enabled Blackberry accessory for your car

I just returned from a tour of Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry booth at CES 2009, and though there were lots of noteworthy devices, applications and services on display-stay tuned to the Mobile

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Al Sacco