Twittering a funeral – one misguided Web 2.0 media experiment

Media organizations have taken heat in the past for experiments with overhyped 'Net technologies. The LA Times "wikitorial" and the elaborate yet empty Second Life press bureaus spring to mind. Visitors to the

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Ian Lamont

Open mobile platforms vulnerable to attacks

The opening up of the mobile industry is great news for application developers but not so good for IT security professionals who want to sleep at night, executives from the security industry said

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

Seven super-useful BlackBerry tips from a pro

Margaret Genet knows BlackBerrys. Though officially dubbed "operations analyst," she's the first Aflac hemployee to hold the unofficial title of "technology concierge." Genet's job number one: Teach executives how to be more efficient

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Al Sacco

RIM BlackBerry Bold – a status symbol and priced as such

Research In Motion (RIM) is expected to release its much anticipated, 3G smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold, in North America within the coming weeks, but the steep price tag tied to the new device

Published on: August 20th, 2008 Al Sacco

Three really smart tricks you can do with your iPhone

I'm now the owner of an Apple iPhone 3G, after waiting out the first-generation model. Overall, I'm thrilled with the smart phone. (My first week with the iPhone 3G wasn't trouble free, however).

Published on: August 19th, 2008 James A. Martin

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