Three Nokia Lumia smart phones on display at Microsoft Build 2014

Microsoft brand to erase Nokia soon

The Microsoft brand will soon be stamped on smart phones at a wireless store near you. It's not unexpected after...

October 24th, 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


Technology predictions for the coming year

Last month I went to the CANARIE conference in Toronto to hear Duncan Stewart, director of technology at Deloitte Canada, present...

October 20th, 2014 Don Sheppard

feature John Chen BlackBerry Passport

“Solid quarter’ but road to recovery still ahead for BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ltd. lost $207 million of 39 cents per share in its last quarter but made a profit of approximately...

September 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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BlackBerry hands out its Passport

BlackBerry is finally putting its new Passport large screen smart phone into the hands of buyers, after months of pre-release publicity....

September 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Google calls latest Android OS KitKat

No contract? No problem: More Android smartphone bargains

When the new iPhone 6 models were released last week, there was yet another collective gasp when the non-contract prices...

September 18th, 2014 Sean Carruthers


Many mobile apps still ask for unexplained access to device data

Too many mobile apps are collecting private subscriber data without explaining why they need it, according to a study by...

September 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung unveils two Note phablets

Smart phones are a boon to the busy business user, with cellular connectivity and big screens enabling some executives to...

September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Motorola's second generation Moto X

Motorola pushes out 2nd gen Moto X

While Lenovo is preparing to buy the Motorola smart phone division from Google, the manufacturer still has to make money....

September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon