Huawei showcases 5G equipment in partners-only section at Mobile World Congress

IT World Canada had the opportunity to take a tour of Huawei Technologies Co.’s partner-only 5G technology section, an area normally reserved for integrators to understand the benefits of 5G technology. Press was

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Passing the buck on mobile privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on who is most responsible for protecting

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Grant Gross

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