Friday, January 08, 2010Two Canadian firms push tethering apps The ability to tether a phone's wireless broadband to a laptop has become a growing niche in the consumer market, but will it catch on in the enterprise? Find out what two Canadian firms are doing with tethering
Monday, January 04, 2010Blackberry or the iPhone for enterprises? Two experts face off on the merits of the most popular smartphones in the world
Wednesday, December 30, 2009YEAR IN REVIEW: December 2009 In December, Globalive Wireless got the green light from the federal cabinet to operate in Canada, Microsoft lost its appeal and was ordered to remove custom XML from Word, users faced the “black screen of death”, and Nortel said it plans to sell its VoIP business to Genband
Wednesday, December 23, 2009YEAR IN REVIEW: May 2009 In May, big stories included Oracle CEO Larry Ellison’s decision to keep spending money on acquisitions, Microsoft’s huge investment in its Bing search engine, the ongoing recession’s negative impact on Bell and Telus, and more
Wednesday, December 23, 2009BlackBerry confirms second outage in a week Research in Motion confirms delays in message delivery but offers no additional information. Last Thursday, e-mail service was disrupted
Thursday, December 17, 2009RIM investigating e-mail outage Research in Motion says it's resolved issues that caused telco customers to lose e-mail service for hours early Thursday in the first major BlackBerry outage since February 2008. Now, the question is: What went wrong?
Wednesday, December 16, 2009Globalive Wireless goes live Toronto now has a fourth facilities-based cell phone carrier, with unlimited data plans, no contracts and voice plans starting at $15 a month. Find out what devices are available
Tuesday, December 15, 2009Globalive to offer BlackBerry Bold 9700 Within a week of getting a green light from Industry Canada, Wind Mobile is expected to launch cellular wireless service. Analysts Michelle Warren, Roberta Fox and Johanne Lemay offer their views
Friday, December 04, 2009RIM hit with another U.S. patent complaint The BlackBerry-maker will have to defend itself yet again, as the company is being accused of yet another patent infringement violation
Friday, December 04, 2009Is someone intercepting your mobile voice calls? The CEO of voice call encryption vendor Cellcrypt said mobile phone users are only now realizing that voice calls are a form of data that can be intercepted. A Federation of Security Professionals member thinks the average user is still willing to take the risk
Thursday, December 03, 2009Which OS is best for mobile app development? Four opinions on how to chose the right platform for your application
Wednesday, November 25, 2009Scotiabank going mobile on iPhone, BlackBerry Scotiabank partners with platform provider M-Com to let individual and small business account holders make banking transactions on their mobile devices regardless of the hardware or browser. An IDC analyst says expect the other major banks to make some noise around mobile initiatives of their own
Tuesday, November 10, 2009BlackBerry development tools in Adobe CS5 Research In Motion and Adobe Systems partner to offer development tools in Creative Suite 5
Monday, November 09, 2009Cisco combines conferencing, social networking Enterprise Communications Portal will combine social networking services with IP telephony software and presence information. Find out about the new video-enabled IP phones and Intercompany Media Engine.
Monday, November 02, 2009Symbian, Android to lead smart phone OS race in '12 Gartner looks into its crystal ball to map out the future of the smart phone market
Thursday, October 29, 2009PhoneSnoop ‘tip-of-the-iceberg' BlackBerry threat An Indonesia-based security guru said he created the proof-of-concept app that lets hackers listen in on a BlackBerry user’s surroundings to raise awareness of security threats out there. A Symantec expert warns this demonstrates what’s possible
Tuesday, October 20, 2009BlackBerry for your wrist The BlackBerry wristwatch isn't an official BlackBerry product, but it will let you check the messages arriving on your BlackBerry phone
Wednesday, October 14, 2009Six ways we surrender privacy From the U.S.’s Patriot Act to Google Apps, GPS devices and iPhones, RFID tags and Twitter tweets, individuals are slowly but willingly giving away bits and bites of private information. Here’s how we might be able to get some back...
Wednesday, October 07, 2009BlackBerry, other smart phone users easy spy targets BlackBerry apps should go through the same scrutiny as software writeen for the iPhone, a security researcher says
Tuesday, October 06, 2009New Windows phones fail to impress On the very same day that Bell and Telus unveiled plans to offer the Apple iPhone, the Redmond, Wash., giant hopes it can create a buzz with the latest release of its Windows Mobile OS. Find out why some analysts are saying Windows Mobile 6.5 is all hype
Monday, October 05, 2009Mobile app fever hits Ryerson University With smart phone apps being downloaded at record numbers, Toronto’s Ryerson University have decided to take advantage of this trend with the launch of Ryerson mobile. Find out about the Web-based apps and which student-designed tools made cut
Monday, October 05, 2009Hackers to clobber the cloud, snoop on BlackBerries The cloud is the new playground and Web-ready smartphones like BlackBerries, iPhones and Android phones are all fair game, says the organizer of the Hack In The Box security conference in Kuala Lumpur...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009How we tested the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 Find out how Network World ran tests of version 5 on the Curve 8310 smart phone.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009REVIEW: BES 5.0 a smart choice for smartphone management The Administration Service lets you push new security policies to BlackBerry devices and includes colour-coded network alerts. Find out how well it works in the event of a failover