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May 23, 2011 by

The best mobile OS: security showdown

Smartphone security is fraught with peril. So few casual users realise they're carrying a complete personal computer in their pocket — one that's designed to connect to networks and transfer more data than their PC ever does.

April 22, 2010 by

Palm's fate lies in hands of others

While the smartphone maker has reportedly put itself in the shop window recently, industry watchers give their reasons why a takeover for Palm is almost inevitable, and even welcomed.

December 15, 2009 by

Regulators should put wireless operating systems on probation

The regulators like the CRTC, Ofcom, FCC should be concerned with the opening up of wireless phone operating systems. It is a hacker's dream come true and will likely create vulnerabilities that are beyond the control of a telephone company's ability to secure, operate or manage if hacked.

July 23, 2009 by

King of the QWERTYs: T-Mobile Dash 3G

We posted the first of three parts of the King of the QWERTYs feature with the BlackBerry Tour and now are moving on to take a look at the T-Mobile Dash 3G. You can check out my earlier review for some other thoughts on the device since this feature will look at a few specific categories across all three forward facing QWERTY devices and won't cover the device in detail.

April 13, 2009 by

Seven big tech acquisitions to watch for in 2009

With many of the big tech companies hording piles of cash and many unstable companies licking their wounds from the recession, the tech industry is ripe for consolidation. See which potential acquisitions would make the most sense.

January 11, 2009 by

The Best of CES 2009, for business

While most of the crowd at CES 2009 was drooling over TVs, digital cameras, car tech, and gaming gear, TechRepublic scouted out the best new technologies for businesses. Here's our list of the top biztech products at this year's CES.

December 15, 2008 by

Palm's CES news. Just in time or too late?

Palm may be in a good position to generate some buzz at the Consumer Electronics Show - and a major announcement about its long-time-coming operating system, called Nova, could be the thing it needs to grab the spotlight. It shouldn't be too hard to make some noise at CES this year.

June 23, 2008 by

RIM’s Top Picks for Developers

Despite the fact that I find the most compelling aspect of the BlackBerry to be the retro-style “Breakout” bricks and paddle game, it’s for sure that plenty of people love them to bits. Madonna sleeps with one under her pillow by all accounts and my wife’s friend’s husband recently issued his spouse with a, “It’s the BlackBerry or me,” decree.

February 12, 2008 by

Is 2008 the year of the BlackBerry-killer?

In 2005, Canadian wireless company Research in Motion (RIM) came from relative obscurity to steal a global lead in e-mail equipped mobile devices with its BlackBerry. Could 2008 be the year that BlackBerry falls off its perch?

January 29, 2008 by

How smart is the iPhone?

Like most people with a pulse in their wrist and a love of tech in their hearts, I saw the Macworld keynote the other day. I know it's not going to win me any friends but does anyone else think Steve Jobs mightn't be so good on numbers?


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