New Android OS will have encryption turned on by default

With reports of corporate data breaches popping up every day, users of mobile devices could be forgiven for worrying that their units will be next --particularly after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gives the

Published on: September 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Windows 9 rumors increase

For some time industry analysts have speculated that Microsoft wants to collapse the number of platforms Windows runs on. There's the standard version for xx6 processors, Windows RT for ARM processors and Windows Phone for smart

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How IBM Worklight creates value for all stakeholders

If you’re looking for more in-depth information on minimizing security threats, download the research below and / or attend one of IBM's "Smarter Business Summits" being held across Canada. These Summits focus on

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IBM’s Simon, world’s first smart phone, is 20 years old

Most Canadians think the BlackBerry was the world's first smart phone. Not so, according to IBM, which accords the honour to its Simon, introduced in 1994. To mark the 20th anniversary, London's Science

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

A quick look at BlackBerry’s Passport

Coming back from New York two weeks ago, where I covered BlackBerry's announcement of the acquisition of Secusmart, I noticed a guy in the row ahead of me with an unfamiliar handset. Then

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Blackphone hack highlights Def Con

The battle over who has the most secure smart phone has racheted up in the past year with the revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden of the capabilities of some Western electronic

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are two mobile apps better than one?

Facebook is probably the only social networking giant that figured out how to grow profits through a mobile channel. Sure, Twitter is a great mobile app, WhatsApp has a massive user base, and

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Chris Lau

Office for iPad gets a boost

If you are one of the thousands of business users with an iPad you may appreciate that Microsoft released Office for iPad (available through iTunes) earlier this year for those running iOS 7.

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Five BYOD best practices

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon