Four fool-proof ways to securely manage smart phones

If you've ever let a stranger borrow your corporate smartphone, you may have just given him a gift of your company's data. " The reason: he might have palmed a small USB device

Published on: October 1st, 2008 John Cox

Notorious tech myths that just refuse to die

Have you heard this story?One day, Bill Gates was standing on a street corner, watching the clouds roll by. Absentmindedly, he dropped a US$1,000 bill out of his pocket. A bystander noticed and

Published on: September 30th, 2008 John Brandon

HTC Touch Diamond doesn’t fully quench iPhone envy

HTC's Touch Diamond ($350 with a two-year contract) is a well-designed Windows Mobile smart phone whose compact, candy-bar design widens its appeal. At 4 by 2 inches, the case of the Touch Diamond

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Nick Mediati

Ease of use and reliability — the strongest features of Palm Centro

Since the day when it was acceptable to sell an electronic organizer without phone functionality, Palm has been known for its business-oriented portable products.Now that we're in the era of the smartphone, Palm

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to personalize your Blackberry by installing new themes

It's not easy to put your finger on the best thing about Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry smartphones, but there's no question that the ability to customize the BlackBerry ranks near the top.

Published on: August 15th, 2008 Al Sacco

Five free BlackBerry apps for fun…and work

All work and no play makes you a dull boy…or girl. Know the feeling? We bet you do. That's why we've collected the following five free BlackBerry downloads that aren't purely work related

Published on: July 25th, 2008 Al Sacco

iPhone 3G – a smart new buy, not such a hot upgrade

Innovative design and seamless integration between software and device propelled the first-generation iPhone to instant stardom. Its successor, the iPhone 3G, at once expands upon that innovation--and delivers it at half the entry

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Melissa J. Perenson

Toronto company serves up food using cool GPS services

Some like it hot. In fact most people do.But consistently satisfying customers' need for hot meals posed a bit of a problem for food delivery entrepreneur, Cameron Reid. As the operations of his

Published on: June 26th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Seven simple ways to keep your BlackBerry fast and responsive

Just like any other computer, your BlackBerry has a set amount of internal memory to perform tasks and run applications. Some devices have more memory than others, and some can be outfitted with

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Al Sacco

The unvarnished facts about the iPhone

Read Part 2 of this story: Candid answers to all your iPhone questions...and then some We're coming up on the one-year anniversary of the iPhone 's release, so people who feel strongly about

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Michael DeAgonia

iPhone launch “won’t threaten” BlackBerry in Canada

Rogers Communications Inc. whet the appetites of Canadians coveting the iPhone with the company's recent announcement that it is poised to release Apple's ultimate handheld eye candy into the local market. But it's

Published on: May 1st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Transfer BlackBerry files to mobile devices in five simple steps

If you use your Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry's Bluetooth wireless connectivity, it's probably to connect to a hands-free headset or ear piece so you can drive or take notes during conversations, or

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Al Sacco

Five tips for better Blackberry keyboard mastery

We're always learning new BlackBerry tips and tricks. A while back we shared a set of nearly 40 keyboard shortcuts for your Research In Motion (RIM) smartphone from insurance company Aflac's mobile guru.

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Al Sacco

Landmark Microsoft OS update makes handhelds as manageable and secure as PCs

One new bit of code in Windows Mobile 6.1 makes this otherwise-minor release of Microsoft's handheld operating system a watershed for enterprise users. The new code contains hooks into Microsoft's System Center Mobile

Published on: April 7th, 2008 John Cox