Android’s heart bleeds

I had planned to take a closer look at Google Chromecast (and some of the alternatives), but something happened on the way to the word processor: the Heartbleed bug was splashed across the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 14th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

BlackBerry CEO tries to reassure handset owners

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has rushed online to assure owners of the company's smart phones that it has no short term plans to get out of the handset manufacturing business. In a blog

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Video: Meet Microsoft’s Cortana

A new virtual mobile assistant made her debut at Microsoft's Build conference last week. Cortana will be available shortly on smart phones running Windows 8.1 in a bid to give Apple's Siri a

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Key takeaways on BlackBerry’s last quarter

There is more work that is ahead for BlackBerry, but the good news for enterprise IT is better mobile device support. Not only is BlackBerry consolidating older (pre -BB10) support on BlackBerry Enterprise

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 7th, 2014 Chris Lau

Wearable devices getting closer

For Canadians,  last week was big for Android and Google news, Not only was the ChromeCast video-streaming device finally launched into the Canadian market, but the Android Wear project was finally officially launched.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 24th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Spyware could trigger Google Glass camera

I first saw Google Glass Intenet-connected eyewear demonstrated at a conference over a year ago and was impressed with the technology. But as someone who wears trifocals, I thought it's potential was limited

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

White House testing Android handsets — so what?

The twitterverse is buzzing with word that a particular residence in Washington is testing smart phones from a brand other than the one President Barak Obama totes around in his holster. "BlackBerry suffers

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Google to release SDK for Android wearables

If you had any doubt that wearable technology is here to stay, it may be time to reconsider. At the recent South by Southwest conference in Austin, Sundar Pichai -- Google’s SVP for

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 18th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Huawei dual-boot handset coming

How’d you like a dual-boot smart phone? Why do I ask? It came up during an interview TrustedReviews published Thursday with Huawei’s chief marketing officer. Put Android and Windows Phone on the same

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon