Another warning about Android apps

A security vendor has raked the Google Play store and the Android ecosystem over the coals for allowing apps that have SSL vulnerabilities  susceptible to man in the middle attacks to be made

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Lessons Google can learn from Windows

I have an Android smart phone from an unnamed carrier. I'm mostly happy with it. It runs a relatively new version of the OS --4.1.2 -- but not the latest. And that bothers

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

iPhone market share drops in Q2, BlackBerry up slightly

BlackBerry CEO John Chen's strategy might be showing a  little bit of traction. After three consecutive quarters of sequential decline, shipments BlackBerrys  rebounded slightly in Q2 of this year from the previous quarter, market research

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Update the face of your Android phone

For most people a smart phone is a personal thing: Unless your organization has mandated a specific device, the choice is yours. Many business users who don't need the security of a BlackBerry have

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Moto E: How much Android do you get for $179?

Recently my inbox had a heads-up about the new Moto E handset from Motorola, which is now available in the Canadian marketplace for $179 at Staples…unlocked. For those looking for a new handset,

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Securing Android For the Enterprise

Download Securing Android for the Enterprise to learn why IDC believes the solution lies with the development of mobile operating systems (OS) that provide for their own security, such as that developed by

Published on: July 24th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Android gadget roundup – Summer 2014 edition

Sure, your Android smartphone or tablet can be a lot of fun all by itself, but sometimes it’s good to have some travel companions to add to the fun. Here are a few

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Wanted: Your best travel apps

I have a confession: I'm a Luddite. Not for all things, but when it comes to a smart phone I only need the basics: A dial pad and Internet access. Not for me

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Smartwatches: Fad or necessity?

Ever since Samsung reported slower sales for its flagship Galaxy S5, the race to develop smartwatches has never been more important for the Korean giant. Samsung is not the only tech giant developing

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Chris Lau