Avaya IP Office 8.0 to wean users from Nortel system

With the end-of-sale date of the Nortel-based Business Communication Manager telecom system coming up in a little less than two months, Avaya Inc., today announced the release of a new unified communication system

Published on: January 11th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Tablets of 2012: faster, thinner, higher-resolution

What will tablets look like in the coming year? Tablets are out of their infancy and moving into adolescence--which means that we can expect big changes ahead as tablets' design and components improve.Tablet

Published on: December 9th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

Five ways to sidestep mobile malware

Smartphones and tablets are evolving from niche luxury devices to mainstream consumer gadgets. As mobile devices become a ubiquitous part of the mainstream culture, malware developers are paying attention and are anxious to

Published on: November 15th, 2011 Tony Bradley

11 Android apps to squeeze the most out of your smartphone

The mobile operating system Android for phones and tablets offers a wide variety of apps and can be quite useful in your professional and personal life. But after you've added a bunch of

Published on: September 21st, 2011 Eric Geier

9 apps that will make your skin crawl

There was an old Andy Griffith episode involving a stranger who arrived in Mayberry and knew so much about the townspeople and the goings-on of the town that it was as if he’d

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Mark Sullivan

Are developers ditching Android for iOS?

Android is a phenomenal success story--skyrocketing from nothing to surpass both RIM and Apple and become the dominant smartphone platform in only a couple years. Recent studies, however, indicate Android may have lost

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Sprint said to be testing CDMA-based iPhone

Sprint is in advanced testing of an iPhone, possibly for sale this fall, that would run at first on a 3G wireless network rather than Sprint's faster WiMax, according to recent reports.Reports that

Published on: June 13th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Contingency plan helps Wind Mobile weather Blockbuster closures

After its retail partner Blockbuster Canada announced it would be closing many of its locations across Canada, you might expect that Wind Mobile would be in trouble. But fortunately for the wireless carrier,

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Google releases Android 3.1, plans to unify mobile OS

Google gave Android developers several reasons to cheer on Tuesday with its announcement of new versions of the operating system, as well as the addition of music and movies to the Android Market.With

Published on: May 11th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez and Melissa J. Perenson

RIM fights for BlackBerry relevance

Research in Motion rattled off a slew of product updates at its Blackberry World conference Monday, including two new Bold smartphones, the Blackberry 7 OS, and a couple of key apps for the

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Jared Newman and Matt Hamblen

iPhone location tracking facts – what you need to know

Given how much confusing and often contradictory information has been filling the media over the last week, it wouldn't surprise me if some iPhone users were calling in priests to exorcise the demons

Published on: April 26th, 2011 Bill Snyder

The limits to so-called unlimited tech service

If you sign up for an unlimited Internet service, you expect it to be a service that comes, well, without limits, right? That's what Jim P. expected when he subscribed to Clearwire's high-speed

Published on: April 13th, 2011 Liane Cassavoy

Mobile devices that last for a month between recharges

University of Illinois engineers have developed a form of ultra-low-power non-volatile memory could someday provide consumers with hand-held devices that go without recharging for weeks or even months.The results of the study by

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Lucas Mearian

Citrix integration gives Motorola Atrix business edge

Dual-core processor power and cloud computing capability via integration with Citrix Receiver tops some of the features that makes Motorola’s Atrix smartphone a formidable contender to Apple’s iPhone 4.Motorola Mobility Canada recently announced

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Nestor Arellano and Michael Gartenberg