Posts Tagged BlackBerry

Eying the iPhone?

originally published in National Magazine “On the weekend, I worked on a closing,” Rob Hyndman recalls. “Documents were sent to me. I reviewed the black lines, took two or three minutes to compare them to the list of items on my checklist, and fired off a quick

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Unlock the secrets of your smartphone

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Still think that calling and e-mailing from your BlackBerry is a great productivity booster? Consider this: The gadget in your hand now boasts more power than the computers of your childhood. So why stick to traditional smartphone tools like calendars, task

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BlackBerry Storm has some kinks to work out

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly To paraphrase George Orwell: “Physical keyboard good! Virtual keyboard bad!” That’s the common refrain from many BlackBerry devotees ever since Cupertino, California’s Apple Inc. announced the iPhone two years ago. Now, smartphone buyers have another choice: the BlackBerry Storm, the first-ever touch-screen

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Working on the move

originally published in Lawyers Weekly David Woolford, a partner with Cassels Brock & BlackWell LLP, may conduct business from home (an hour commute from the office), the cottage (even farther) and locales like Germany or Hawaii. Kevin Davidson, a general civil practice attorney “based” in Appleton, Wisconsin,

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The smartphone showdown: BlackBerry versus iPhone

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly. Video pirates posted this scene from the Italian translation of the movie “Sex in the City” on YouTube: A bride-to-be demands a phone. Her friend hands her a sleek black slab. She takes it. Icons spring onto the device-long screen – no

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How to be the master and get the most from your BlackBerry

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Quick! Before you read this article, go online and find the one-minute demonstration of the BlackBerry Helmet as shown on TV’s The Rick Mercer Report. Now that you’re back, complete this sentence: Rick Mercer is: a very wealthy man once he

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Computer forensics: tips for handling electronic evidence

Originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Has the typical citizen’s day become a scene from the science-fiction film Minority Report? Maybe that person checks email on a Blackberry first thing in the morning, then uses it to make a call. On the way to work, the person’s

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