Is Samsung Instinct really an iPhone killer?

Samsung announced the imminent release of its Instinct smart phone in Canada last week, a day before Rogers publicized pricing for the iPhone here.Perhaps the two announcements on the heels of one another

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Sure, the iPhone’s cool, but the BlackBerry’s still best for business

Will Apple iPhone's "greatest show on Earth" sway Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry's business faithful? Hint: Bet on the BlackBerry for business. Sure, the iPhone's browser bailiwick and coolness factor will appeal to

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Tom Kaneshige and Matt Hamblen

Canadian iPhone users “unlikely” to get big price break

A new price model for data service set to be unveiled by Rogers Communications Inc. to coincide with its Canadian rollout of the 3G iPhone could mean lower data rates. However, cell phone

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Rogers to release iPhone July 11, analysts weigh in

Businesses won’t line the streets for a chance to buy the new 3G iPhone the way consumers are expected to when it’s released in Canada July 11, analysts say.On the heels of Steve

Published on: June 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Five fabulous BlackBerry downloads that cost nothing

Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to software, open source does not always mean "free." Not always...but in this case, it does.Over the past few months, we've made it our mission to

Published on: June 2nd, 2008 Al Sacco

Don’t do twice what needs to be done once – Dow Chemical’s formula for lowering IT costs

With the unstable U.S. economy, American companies are planning cost-cutting measures to compensate for other rising costs and decreasing sales that are impacting their earnings. Those reactionary companies could learn a lesson from

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Meridith Levinson

Seven tweaks to keep your BlackBerry smartphone 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: April 23rd, 2008 Al Sacco

Will iPhone multimedia traffic overwhelm WiFi networks?

Be careful what you wish for. The iPhone has realized the old promise of the mobile Web. But it's not clear whether the wireless networks can handle the load.With news that Apple's little

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Does age and gender determine what smart phone you choose?

When it comes to smart phone preferences, there are clear differences between the sexes, say market researchers and usability testers. And these differences have implications for the success the devices. Researchers stress that

Published on: April 18th, 2008 David DeJean

Smart ways to secure your mobile workers

The productivity benefits of smart phones and other mobile devices are difficult to ignore, and enterprises will continue to role them out across their workforce. For CIOs and other senior IT personnel the

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Gareth Maclachlan

iPhone gets beefed up to challenge BlackBerry’s enterprise dominance

Apple on Thursday announced a strong push to help companies incorporate the iPhone into their enterprise environment, putting RIM's popular BlackBerry handheld devices squarely in its sites. The changes will come in a

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Peter Cohen

Nokia’s Trolltech buy will spawn new open source mobile apps

Through its acquisition of Norwegian mobile software firm Trolltech ASA, Nokia will get a firmer grip on the open source mobile application market, telecommunications analysts say.They say Finland-based Nokia Corp. hopes to attract

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Will MacBooks move to 3G?

Banners hanging at Macworld Expo on Monday read, "2008: There's something in the air," suggesting wireless news to come in CEO Steve Jobs' keynote Tuesday morning.Faster cellular service for the iPhone is already

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

iPhone becomes top Google user…briefly

Google released an update to its offerings for the iPhone, hoping to continue a trend that recently saw the iPhone briefly become the number-one mobile phone hitting Google sites.Despite its small share of

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nancy Gohring