3 unanswered questions about the future of BlackBerry

Save for a couple of apps and celebrity appointments to company executive positions, the company formerly known as Research In Motion delivered pretty much exactly what we expected today. BlackBerry 10 is ready

Published on: January 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Android becomes malware magnet as popularity surges

Android has reached the same volume of malware threats in less than three years that the PC took 14 years to see, according to a report by Trend Micro. The security vendor released

Published on: January 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

4 questions to ask when establishing a BYOD policy for your business

If you've recently launched a startup or small business, you're probably concerned with financing and dealing with new regulations. But have you considered whether or not you need a bring your own device

Published on: January 14th, 2013 David B

Booth babes, tote bags, and the future: typical day at CES

Ready, set, go! It is the big day. The Consumer Electronics Show opens with over 3,000 vendors and more than 150,000 attendees. I was ready, arrived at the opening, with my trusty backpack,

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Tougher Gorilla Glass to debut a CES next week

If you've ever dropped your smartphone and time seemed to slow as you watched it plummet to the ground, but then gasped with relief when you picked it up unbroken, then you probably

Published on: January 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Smartphone apps gain added security, privacy features

Security vendor McAfee has released an updated version of its Mobile Security offering that now includes AppLock, a new feature focused on user privacy within their smartphone apps. Related Story | McAfee's Android

Published on: December 11th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

2013 will be year of crowdfunding and brain controlled computing

It's that time of year again. The tech journalists at IT World Canada are gazing into their crystal balls once again and prognosticating on what developments the tech industry will see in 2013.

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

‘Moms with iPhones’ become mobile market research agents for hire

During this summer’s Canada Day long weekend, Ryan Sharp needed pictures of some beer coolers in Quebec convenience stores – so he turned to an army of iPhone-wielding shoppers to deliver the goods.By

Published on: December 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Smartphone wars: What’s the best mobile OS for your business?

Which consumer mobile platform is the most business ready? It's a question many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) will be asking themselves these days, with the increasing popularity of the bring your own

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Mobilicity targets Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe for 2013

Upstart Toronto-based mobile carrier Mobilicity said Wednesday that 2013 will see it expand its “unlimited 4G network” to Ontario's Golden Horseshoe region and areas around Toronto, including Oshawa and Hamilton. Related Story |

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Are you having trouble deciding what type of mobile device you should buy? If you can't choose between a smartphone or tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note Two might be for you.With its 5.5

Published on: November 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Free e-book delivers cloud advice to SMBs

As Microsoft might say: “to the cloud!”A new ebook Cloud-Powered: Small Business Innovation has been released for free by the Cloud Best Practices Network. The book features a number of CEOs of firms

Published on: November 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry 10 to be launched Jan. 30

The next BlackBerry has a launch date, and potentially a way to solve your company's bring your own device (BYOD) woes.Research In Motion (RIM) announced this morning that BlackBerry 10 will be unveiled

Published on: November 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian carriers to create stolen cell phone blacklist

In a move to ward off government regulation, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) will start checking that any new phone authorized on a network hasn’t been reported as stolen, it announced today.Any

Published on: November 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson