Category: Mobile

Review: BlackBerry Torch a promising start to something bigger

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Having just been released in Canada after a month-long stint south of the border, the BlackBerry Torch had been highly anticipated for what it represented — the debut of BlackBerry 6 and a serious attempt at a touch-based handset. The result is not a slam dunk, by any means, but rather a cautious step forward that might signal something bigger to come.

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook zeroes in on Apple’s iPad

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Challenging the iPad in both the consumer and enterprise markets, RIM is risking everything on their PlayBook play. The new 7-inch PlayBook tablet which features a 1GHz dual-core processor and integrates with user’s existing BlackBerry accounts. The device can handle Flash 10.1 as well as HTML5 web standards plus it has full-1080p HD playback capability.

Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Since its release in North America, the Samsung Galaxy S has sold over 1,000,000 units in the relatively short span of 45 days. There’s a good chance that the Galaxy S family ( and there are many variants across different celfone companies in North America, Asia and Europe) will be in the running as the top-selling Android smartphone as different variants are released.

Mobile OS Shootout

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The modern smartphone relies on three critical components in order to be competitive in today’s market. Great hardware, a capable and stable OS and an application ecosystem powered by strong developer support and an app store.

Review: WorldCard Mobile turns the iPhone into business card scanner

By Ted Kritsonis

While a signature and a handshake may be the one-two punch that seals a deal, it’s usually the business card that takes the primary role in setting the stage for such deals to take place. But the sheer number of business cards one can amass, even over a short period of time, can be managed much easier when the information can be digitized using the iPhone.

Mobile Browser Shootout

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Mobile browsers have become the newest area of competition. We pit Safari, Opera Mini, Skyfire, Firefox Mobile and Internet Explorer against each other to determine which is best.