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Enterprise smartphone wars: iPhone vs. BlackBerry

When it comes to the consumer smartphone market, it is safe to say that Apple is winning the war. Apple has changed the mobile landscape forever. In fact, they have even inspired Fisher-Price to help the smartphone users of tomorrow get their chubby little fingers a pseudo iPhone of their own to ‘laugh, learn and

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Mobile web surfing, can Canadians cut the cord?

Hill + Knowlton published some fresh Canadian statistics from TNS Canada Digital Life study on “The Mobility of Mobile”. The study asked Canadians if they would be happy doing all their internet surfing via a mobile device? The results were broken down in 6 segments, each group representing traits unique to a particular type of

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Eyes on the mobile prize: Facebook purchases Glancee

Last week Facebook scooped Glancee up as part of its initiative to strengthen their mobile platform experience. For those that don’t know Glancee, it is a location based social application available on iPhone and Android that “makes it fun and safe to meet people who share friends and interests with you. With your Facebook profile

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Thoughts from CES 2012

The lights never seem to dim in Vegas. Even at 4am, when the sun is slowly rising in the east, the city itself seems to be emitting some sort of warble, an obsequious challenge to sleep less and spend more. CES itself is much the same. This is not an event for the general public,

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Review: BlackBerry Bold 9900

RIM has millions of BlackBerry subscribers worldwide, some loyal and some not. It’s been over a year since the last BlackBerry was introduced, the Torch 9800 and this device was mildly accepted. RIM has now released a new set of smartphones that all have increased specs and a brand new OS. By far the leader

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Review: Bell Nokia C6-01

In the hopes of attracting enough attention Nokia continues to expand various lines of their Symbian^3 devices. Following up this year’s earlier release of the C6, with a new revision, distinguished by the addition of the numbers “01”. The Nokia C6-01 sports a 3.2” AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Nokia’s ClearBlack display, which has a resolution

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Review: Wind Mobile Nokia C7

Much has been made of the competition between Blackberry, iPhone, Android, and Windows 7 devices. While less popular smartphone companies such as LG, Acer, and Motorola have chosen sides and benefited in the fight between Android and Windows OS, Nokia continues to ride Symbian^3 until their partnership with Microsoft produces a Windows 7 device in

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Review: Rogers Acer Liquid MT

With the growing popularity of the open source Android OS combined with an affordable, entry-level smartphone comes the market flood of devices from various manufacturers trying to establish a brand and reputation in the mobile device market. Enter Acer and their extensive line of computers, laptops, and recently expanding smartphone lineup. The Acer Liquid Metal

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NFC and what it means to you…

A few months ago when Google along with Samsung Mobile announced the Gingerbread release of the Android platform and the new Nexus S flagship device, they also announced one of the main features, Near Field Communication (NFC). NFC is an enhanced version of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology which works over short range using electromagnetic

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