Entries tagged with “handheld devices”.

EBay Inc. is planning to launch its Skype voice-over-internet phone service for Apple’s iPhone and Research in Motion’s BlackBerry handheld devices, but the iPhone application won’t be available in Canada.

The inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama apparently sparked higher than usual usage of handheld devices Tuesday, creating slowdowns for some American cellphone carriers, but there was little obvious effect in Canada.