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

Work/life balance issues stall BlackBerry rollout

A federal government department stalled the distribution of a new fleet of BlackBerries following fears the devices would have a negative impact on the work/life balance of staff.The Blackberries were purchased for the

Published on: December 15th, 2007 Darren Pauli

Software tool transforms BlackBerry into customer mgt device

Sales personnel slowed down by the need to fumble with folders and laptop units in search of customer data now have a far better alternative. They can take advantage of a customer relationship

Published on: November 21st, 2007 Nestor Arellano

A new look at the Apple iPhone

Description: Hands down, the iPhone is the product of the year. Generating more discussion in consumer and enterprise circles than any other device in recent memory, the iPhone has revolutionized the way phone

Published on: November 20th, 2007 Keith A. Shaw

Nokia’s Internet Tablet a viable iPhone alternative?

The scoop: N800 Internet Tablet, by Nokia, about US$400. What it is: This is a very small, thin and portable handheld device with a large color touchscreen (800 by 480 pixels) and the

Published on: November 14th, 2007 Keith A. Shaw

RIM slashes price of BlackBerry server for SMB market

Research in Motion turned an army of executives at big enterprises into mobile e-mail addicts with its BlackBerry handhelds. Now it wants to do the same thing for users in much smaller companies.

Published on: November 8th, 2007 John Cox

RIM pitches another Curve

First came the trim, consumer-friendly BlackBerry Curve 8300. Then came the Wi-Fi-enabled BlackBerry 8820. Now there's the BlackBerry Curve 8320, an impressive PDA phone that combines the best of the previous two models

Published on: October 30th, 2007 Liane Cassavoy

Look, no hands – smartphone has voice reply

Hewlett-Packard's latest smartphone is designed to help busy executives take their office on the road with them as they move between meetings - even if they aren't as proficient at typing with their

Published on: March 6th, 2007 CC Staff

Smartphones are becoming the norm

These days, smartphones are the norm, not the exception, as galloping convergence infects both business users and consumers. According to IDC, almost 20 million units were shipped worldwide in Q2 of 2006, a

Published on: December 7th, 2006 Lynn Greiner