Category: Mobile

Spending time with Apple’s iPad is only way to understand if it’s for you

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

Apple’s much-hyped iPad is a slick and stylish device that will serve multiple purposes. Initially, you’ll ask yourself if you actually need it, and make no mistake, the iPad is a “want” and not a “need”. But it does many things well — you just need some time with it to find out for yourself.

Mobilicity launches handsets and plans for Toronto

Text and photo by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Mobilicity’s pay-in-advance, unlimited service model ensures customers can use their phones as much as they want within their city coverage area without the worry of incurring extra charges. For customers travelling outside the Mobilicity unlimited network coverage area in Canada and the U.S., low per-minute-rate roaming will be available on a pay-per-use basis, as will other extra features, such as international calling, downloads and 411 directory assistance.

Apple’s iAd to take mobile advertising into uncharted territory

By Dilshan Kathriarachchi

Apple’s launch of the in-app iAd framework would no doubt be a game changer for the mobile advertising industry. In its inspired attempt at merging TV-style ad experiences with the interactivity of the web, Apple has set the bar very high for a mobile advertising industry that is still in its infancy.

How to get out of your cell phone contract

By Ted Kritsonis

The dreaded cell phone contract. There’s a bitter irony in that it binds the carriers to their customers, and yet its terms are usually the flashpoint for the endless derision the latter aims at the former.

HP buys Palm

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

HP has money and the desire to be a competitor in the mobile space, they may finally be able to succeed where Palm has failed, but they better hurry up. Microsoft, Apple, Google, RIM and even Nokia are way ahead in many markets.

Nexus One officially comes to Wind Mobile

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google’s powerful and versatile Nexus One Android smartphone is now officially offered to work with Wind Mobile and possibly upcoming carrier Mobilicity which shares similar network features.

Apple Delays iPad in Canada

Apple feels your pain in announcing iPad delay, saying “We know that many international customers waiting to buy an iPad will be disappointed by this news…”