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

Why IT needs to prepare for an environment with fewer Windows

Many CIOs still think that this is a Microsoft-dominated world when they look at the number of Windows desktops and servers in their environment. But a report last week from Gartner and comments

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Android leaks Wi-Fi location data, say EFF researchers

Security pros have enough to worry about if their staff have Android devices. Here's another: The Electronic Frontier Foundation says there's a high risk the device is broadcasting its location history if it

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Android at Google IO: What the L?

When the Google IO developer conference rolls around, you know there’s a bunch of Android news on the way, and this year is no exception. Sundar Pichai, Android’s senior VP, launched the big

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Sean Carruthers