Free or cheap fabulous stuff you can do with your smart phone

Find Your Way You can get directions and traffic on your GPS phone. More and more wireless handsets come with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers and mapping software built in. You can use

Published on: August 18th, 2008 James A. Martin

Canadians clamour for wireless messaging and entertainment services

A growing number of young consumers are fuelling Canada's hunger for wireless messaging and entertainment services, but prohibitive pricing packages, lack of content, and a dearth of more sophisticated handsets are putting a

Published on: August 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Can Apple “kill switch” zap an app off your iPhone?

Apple wields ultimate control over applications running on your iPhone. If it doesn't like an app it flips a "kill switch" that zaps an unpalatable iTunes App off your iPhone in a heart

Published on: August 12th, 2008 Brennon Slattery and Dan Moren

Mobility showdown: laptop vs. handheld device

As handheld devices become more like full-fledged computers in their own right, the question of whether business travelers might be better served by leaving their laptops at home is again being asked by

Published on: August 8th, 2008 Matt Hamblen

How to rollout and use the iPhone 3G at work

One of biggest stories behind the release of the iPhone 3G -- and the iPhone 2.0 firmware update for first-generation iPhones -- was the inclusion of features designed for use in business environments.

Published on: August 1st, 2008 Ryan Faas

Eight little-known Blackberry keyboard shortcuts you’ll like a lot

When it comes to the BlackBerry we've covered all our bases. Over the past several weeks we've offered you the scoop on five free BlackBerry apps for fun...and work, some of the very

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Al Sacco

Massive Bell Canada layoffs could be “tip of the iceberg”

Cutting 2,500 management positions is just what Bell Canada needs to shet its image of a lumbering behemoth in a market now teeming with lean and agile competitors, technology analysts say.The massive layoffs

Published on: July 30th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

iPhones flying off the shelves in 20 countries

With the iPhone 3G available in more than 20 countries, it's little surprise that Apple has announced that it sold a million phones in the first three days of the product's release--71 days

Published on: July 28th, 2008 Dan Moren

iPhone take a hike – business users still love us more: Microsoft

Companies - lots of them - are still buying Windows Mobile smart phones, and Microsoft Corp. doesn't want to let iPhone mania make them forget.During Microsoft's most recent fiscal year, 325 enterprises purchased

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 Eric Lai and Matt Hamblen

11 free or cheap iPhone apps you simply must check out

With the release of the iPhone 2.0 software on Friday and the opening of the App Store -- where hundreds of third-party applications are now available -- Apple Inc.'s iPhone has taken a

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Michael DeAgonia

iPhone 3G improved, but still flawed, say reviewers

Is the iPhone 3G worth waiting in line for? Early reviewers of Apple's new smart phone are mostly positive, but they share some common gripes about battery life and the aspects of dealing

Published on: July 11th, 2008 Edward Albro

Woe Canada – on iPhone pricing plans and the Rogers rip off

I'm Canadian and proud of it. I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my wife, two kids and our dog. It's a wonderful place to live and bring up a family. However, not

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Jim Dalrymple

Rogers’ unpopular iPhone price plans “may steer” Canadians to other devices

Rogers Communication Inc.'s unpopular voice-and-data price plans for the 3G iPhone in Canada could steer consumers to other devices this summer, experts say. Alterative devices could include RIM's BlackBerry Bold and Samsung's Instinct

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Top tips on buying the cell phone that’s right for you

Few tools of modern technology have become as prevalent as the cell phone, which allows you to be in touch (almost) all the time, (almost) anywhere. And you can do more than just

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 PC World staff