iPhone customers the most satisfied smartphone owners

Apple's iPhone on Thursday took first place for the fourth year running in J.D. Power and Associates' smartphone customer satisfaction rankings. Americans are also keeping their mobile phones longer than ever, the market

Published on: September 27th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Nokia unveils triad of iPhone competitors

Nokia has announced three new Symbian-based smartphones models including a new model of its popular Communicator device it claims was the worlds's first smartphone. Two of the new models – the Nokia C6

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Rosemary Hattersley

Nokia N97 launched on Bell HSPA network

Nokia World kicked off today in London with EVP Niklas Savander targeting his sights squarely on competitors Apple and Google.While iPhones and Android devices might be all the rage in North America, Nokia

Published on: September 14th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Sneak peek at Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 looked promising for both productivity and playtime in a preview of the platform loaded on prototype hardware, demonstrated to ITBusiness.ca.The long-awaited revival of Microsoft's mobile operating system was released to

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Brian Jackson

11 fees you might not expect from tech firms and how to stop them

CorrectionThis article previously stated that Best Buy charged "re-shelving" or "re-stocking" fees to consumers that returned products. This was an error. Best Buy Canada does not currently charge such fees, nor have they

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Patrick Miller

Rearview mirror first-look at Apple’s iPhone 3G

Apple's event yesterday saw Steve Jobs announce a fresh batch of iPods, an updated Apple TV, and a new-look iTunes.With Apple refreshing its product lines every year, it doesn't take long for its

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian National Exhibition crowd reviews iPhone 4

Apple's iPhone 4 launched in Canada July 30 and since then it's been thoroughly poked and prodded by nearly everyone that has an interest in it.From a Consumer Reports review that declared a

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Brian Jackson

RIM buys Cellmania in hopes of a better App World

Research in Motion (RIM) has acquired Cellmania, an established app store infrastructure developer, in an apparent attempt to zap some life into its App World 2.0 app store for BlackBerry smartphones. Cellmania may

Published on: August 26th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Smartphone app would forewarn epilepsy patients of seizures

Engineers and medical experts have joined forces in Chicago to to create a small prototype device and complex software that can monitor brainwaves of people with epilepsy and then send them from a

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Seven deadly smartphone sins: mistakes you’ll want to avoid

For a device with "smart" in its name, a smartphone sure can help you do a lot of stupid things. Whether it's racking up thousands of dollars in international roaming fees or encouraging

Published on: August 17th, 2010 JR Raphael

HP Photosmart Plus All-In-One printer offers speed and quality at the right price

The HP Photosmart Plus color inkjet multifunction printer is well priced for student and home users ($150 as of December 9, 2009). It also pumps out great-looking output quickly--something that few other models

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Susan Silvius

iPhone exploit code goes public

Minutes after Apple issued a security update Wednesday, the maker of a 10-day-old jailbreak exploit released code that others could put to use hijacking iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads."Comex," the developer of JailbreakMe

Published on: August 13th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

BlackBerry Torch being passed to Canada this year

Research in Motion's (RIM) new BlackBerry 9800 Torch phone and BlackBerry 6 OSwill be in Canada later this year - after launching south of the border first with AT&T.RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis took

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

HTC Desire is ‘stunning’ and ‘uncanny’, says reviewer

We've had the HTC Desire phone for three weeks now, and a recent extended business trip provided the ideal opportunity for a concentrated test of its capabilities. At first sight the HTC Desire

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Dominic Goumal