What’s new in BlackBerry 6 OS

Following yesterday's announcements of the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and the BlackBerry Pearl 3G, RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis gave WES 2010 attendees a quick preview of BlackBerry 6 operating system. With cleaner graphics, a

Published on: April 29th, 2010 Ginny Mies

Innovate or stagnate, credit card providers warned

Credit card providers need to hop on the mobile payment bandwagon or experience a further deterioration in their already grim situation, experts warn. In the span of two years, the card payment industry

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

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

PCs, office gadgets can drain productivity, experts say

That mini-tower by your desk, that tablet by your bedside, the netbook you use on the commuter train, the 3G smartphone that's always within reach -- they're powerful, essential tools of the office,

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Lamont Wood

New ING Direct app lets you do your banking from BlackBerry, iPhone

Are the days of the ATM (automated teller machine) numbered? Possibly not. But with ING Direct's launch of a BlackBerry and iPhone banking application, mobile banking in Canada just got another boost.Starting today,

Published on: March 24th, 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

Bump, Split and Collect with PayPal’s mobile payment iPhone app

Touching a friend for a few bucks, splitting a bill at the restaurant, or chipping in on a gift purchases -- all these have recently got a mobile twist. Version 2.0 of the

Published on: March 17th, 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

How to wirelessly backup files from your smartphone to your PC

Mobile phones are a sort of roach motel for data: Your phone book, SMS messages, and other information checks in, but it's extremely hard to get it to check out again. That's the

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Andrew Brandt

Apple’s lawsuit against HTC could be bad for … everyone

I'm not a reflexive enemy of the U.S. patent system. But having spent the day mulling over Apple's lawsuit against High Tech Computer (HTC) over smartphone-related patents, it still feels like the move

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Harry McCracken and Dan Nystedt

6 timely tips to get the best out of BlackBerry Messenger

BlackBerry Messenger, Research In Motion's (RIM) mobile IM application that uses unique "PIN" codes associated with every BlackBerry to connect RIM smartphone users, isn't new. But due to the BlackBerry platform's rising popularity,

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Al Sacco

Is the iPhone killing standalone devices?

With its 130,000 available apps, built-in camera and GPS capabilities, the iPhone sits squarely at the center of convergence. There's little question that the iPhone has taken a bite out of sales of

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

New apps ‘boost’ mobile phone payments in Canada

When you fancy something in at a department store, do you reach for wallet or grab your phone? Darrell MacMullin, general manager of PayPal Canada believes it won't be long now before many

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano