Cadillac Cue brings Siri-style voice commands to cars

Cadillac wants to let drivers have natural conversations with their cars and get physical feedback from a touchscreen in some models coming as soon as next year.At the CTIA Enterprise & Applications mobile

Published on: October 13th, 2011 Steven Lawson

Apple’s iPhone 5 to be revealed Oct. 4

Apple today announced an Oct. 4 event on its Cupertino, Calif. campus to unveil its newest iPhone."Let's talk iPhone," Apple said in the invitation sent today to reporters, analysts and bloggers.The invite was

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Telus offers Cisco UC products to SMBs

Telus has partnered with networking product manufacturer Cisco to deliver unified communication suites to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Telus will be offering “clear and simple” wireless plans on its 4G wireless networks

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: Will Skype come to Microsoft Surface?

With Microsoft Corp.'s announced acquisition of Internet voice and video communications platform Skype for $8.5 billion, you can't help but wonder what Microsoft devices will soon be supporting the software. Skype is already

Published on: May 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Rogers targets SMBs with WiFi calling service

Rogers Communications Inc. has introduced its newest service targeting cash-strapped small businesses: Wi-Fi calling for smartphones. Wi-Fi Calling for Business, introduced March 11, allows customers with smartphones to make and receive calls over

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Google adds 60 services to Google Apps

If you've been using Google Apps for work and other Google services for play, then you know the annoyance of juggling two accounts within one browser. That hassle ended Thursday as Mountain View

Published on: November 19th, 2010 Joan Goodchild

Telus Smart Hub offers wireless freedom at a price

When you wanted to just plug in to a wall and create an instant WiFi network with broadband Internet and voice calling, there used to be just one game in town.But now Rogers’

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to get the best wireless phone plan for your business

The battle for wireless customers in Canada has been sizzling hot this summer with new entrants such Wind Mobile enticing cell phone users with anything from hot deals to hotdogs. Meanwhile, incumbent Rogers

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Rogers eases roaming pain with new data plans

Rogers Communications Inc. is offering a new data plan that may take the sting out using your smartphone when travelling south of the border.Canadians who often find themselves travelling to the U.S. for

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Rogers Rocket Hub — awesome product, great potential, too pricey

Once in a blue moon a product that enters the market that is game-changing – it transforms how people communicate, how they receive services, and how they work. Then sometimes, you get a

Published on: January 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Smartphone users should unite to fight for these 10 rights

Many smartphone owners are frustrated with the high prices they pay to wireless service providers, as well as the treatment they get from providers once they're locked into a two-year service contract. North

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Mark Sullivan

Google knows more about you “than your mother does”

"Google knows more about you than your mother." Kevin Bankston, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, recently made that statement to this reporter. A few years ago, it might have sounded

Published on: May 12th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell

Using voice to push data services

The CEO of UnWired Nation Inc. thinks he's found a way to get around the challenges involved in offering a data service to mobile phone customers: use voice instead. Content providers often complain

Published on: August 2nd, 2007 Nancy Gorhing