First Windows ‘Mango’ phone waterproof, has 13 MP camera

The first smartphone based on the new "Mango" edition of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was unveiled on Wednesday in Tokyo.The phone is the first of several handsets due over the next few months,

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Martyn Williams

Windows Phone 7, Android gain smartphone market share

In its first two months, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 gained a two per cent share of the U.S. smartphone market, says research firm The NPD Group. During that period, the last quarter of

Published on: February 1st, 2011 John Cox

Video Rewind: BlackBerry vs. Windows Mobile and Samsung Jack

BlackBerry phones today are competing against the likes of Apple's iPhone and Google's many Android devices, not to mention the Windows Phone 7 handsets that will soon be on the market.Waterloo, Ont.-based manufacturer

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Lightning, Thunder, Flash, Aero – Dell’s upcoming Windows 7, Android phones

It looks like Apple isn't the only one losing control of its smartphones --Engadget reports that a slew of Dell handsets were leaked on Wednesday, including a high-end Windows Phone 7 handset (the

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

How smart do you need to be to use a smart phone?

- By Dominira Saul In today’s fast paced and mobile world often our customers, vendors and collaborators expect 24-hour availability and instant responsiveness.  Business people are expected to be able to respond to

Published on: March 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Android not yet ready for business use

Businesses considering Android as a corporate handset standard should consider the decision carefully, because it may prove hard to justify later on. Recent reports that Google's handset operating system is gaining momentum are

Published on: December 28th, 2009 David Coursey

Windows Mobile 6.5 a “fine-tuning” rather than full-scale upgrade

Today's release of Windows Mobile 6.5 is not the complete overhaul that users have been demanding. For that the smartphone-using public will have to wait for Windows Mobile 7, scheduled to release in

Published on: October 8th, 2009

Windows Mobile use will triple in five years

Windows Mobile is not dead, and in fact, its use on smartphones will nearly triple by 2013, according to analyst firm iSuppli Corp. Windows Mobile now runs on 27.7 million smartphones and is

Published on: October 6th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Adobe’s new Flash Player offers smartphone users a ‘desktop experience’

"A little dot for us, a big step for Flash-kind," was how Adobe chief technology officer (CTO) Kevin Lynch described the launch of Flash Player (FP) 10.1 on Monday.Adobe's first multi-screen Flash player

Published on: October 6th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Which mobile browser is best? Safari, Web OS or Android

Browsing the Web while you're on the move is one of the perks of owning a smartphone. The new touchscreen phones now entering the market are ideal for this job, as they're equipped

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu

Microsoft-Nokia partner to bring productivity apps to mobile professionals

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. are working together to put a version of Microsoft's Office productivity applications on Nokia handsets, the companies said today.In a teleconference, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop and

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano and Matt Hamblen

Soon to be released HTC Touch Pro2 is feature rich, but resembles brick

The HTC Touch Pro2 smartphone harkens back to a more retro approach to the mobile device, but it still comes loaded and ready to rock with many powerful features.Telus is set to offer

Published on: July 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Palm Treo Pro — a good business phone but otherwise lacklustre

When Palm unveiled its much publicized phone based on Windows Mobile 6.1 – the Treo Pro - many wondered how this latest offering would stack up against to the competition. Bell Mobility brought

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Palm Treo Pro offers great business functionality

The BlackBerry, iPhone, and T-Mobile G1 may be the kings of smartphone cool, but if you ask me, they all share one big shortcoming: They don't run Windows Mobile. See also: The ITBusiness.ca

Published on: December 17th, 2008 Mike Heck