BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BBWorld 2013 - © IT World Canada

Ex-BlackBerry CEO finds new home

I always thought Thorsten Heins got a raw deal at BlackBerry. He was handed a difficult position thanks to decisions...

November 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Cloud computing and device problems

The other day I had a problem with my iPhone -- a 4S, with 64GB running iOS 8.1 -- so...

November 14th, 2014 Don Sheppard

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BlackBerry warns competitors it’s fighting back

When John Chen took over as executive chair and CEO of financially-troubled BlackBerry exactly a year ago, he decided the...

November 13th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

A row of tags at a Microsoft Dynamics conference

Microsoft boosts Dynamics family

When I was at the Microsoft Build conference earlier this year the company announced its Cortana digital personal assistant. I...

November 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Rogers launches LTE-Advanced wireless for faster speeds

Rogers Communications has become the first wireless carrier to activate the next generation of technology, called LTE-Advanced, which will roughly...

October 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Motorola's Nexus 6  will run Android 5.0 "Lollipop"

On the good ship Lollipop: A sweet week for Android fans

If your sweet tooth was starting to ache when earlier reports emerged that the next Android would be boringly dubbed...

October 17th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

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BlackBerry Passport – exactly what you want it to be

Is the Passport the new business tool or the next pocket protector? You be the judge. I’ve taken one for...

October 15th, 2014 Jim Love

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Adobe goes seriously mobile

Looking for more ways to make an iOS device useful for business? This week Adobe released a set of new...

October 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at product launch

Microsoft touts Surface Pro for business

Microsoft's Surface Pro device has some attractions for CIOs. It runs Windows apps on an interface familiar to many users....

October 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon