Articles By Alex Radu

BlackBerry COO on the renewed focus on partners

TORONTO - The shift to enterprise software for BlackBerry has brought about an entirely new focus on the company's partners. Beard, who held executive positions at Oracle Corp., SAP division Sybase, and cloud call

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

Samsung launches its video centric tablet in Canada

Samsung's first tablet to feature HDR video capability is now available in Canada. With Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, the company has gone all in on the 'video experience'. This includes the aforementioned HDR

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry COO on the company’s dive into the automotive industry

TORONTO - You might not know it, but chances are there is some sort of BlackBerry software in your vehicle. Beard, who held executive positions at Oracle Corp., SAP division Sybase, and cloud call centre firm

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Does LG have a winner with the G6?

It might be a little early to say that the G6 is the best LG device yet, but Alex is pretty high on LG's latest flagship device after spending a couple hours with

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Greenhouse produce company using digital transformation to reduce costs and increase production

One doesn't often associate farming with digital transformation, but that isn't the case with Nature Fresh Farms Inc., one of the Canada's largest independent greenhouse produce growers. Nature Fresh isn't new to using

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

HTC’s ‘unexpected surprise’ is available in Canada immediately

After teasing that it will be making an 'unexpected surprise' announcement yesterday, HTC has announced that its HTC U Ultra smartphone will be coming to Canada, and it's available immediately. The phone, which

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry COO on the company’s new direction with its hardware

TORONTO - BlackBerry COO Marty Beard doesn't want you to associate the BlackBerry brand with its phones anymore, but we couldn't help but ask him about BlackBerry hardware anyways. Beard, who held executive positions

Published on: March 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Unpacking the smartphone built for the Canadian climate

This week on Unboxing for Business, Alex unpacks the new Dewalt MD501. This rugged smartphone is built for the Canadian climate, and available now through CE retailers and exclusively through Ingram Micro Canada.

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corp's. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

LG entering the big leagues with the G6

TORONTO - As an indecisive consumer, shopping for a smartphone was already difficult for me before LG announced the G6 at this year's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. For the longest time, it

Published on: March 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Motorola redesigns its affordable smartphone line

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Lenovo unveiled its next two Motorola mid-range smartphones, the Moto G5 and G5 Plus with a new aluminum design. Other than the aluminum design change, the latest

Published on: March 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Sony doubles down on the camera with latest Xperia smartphone

It's getting increasingly difficult to stand out as a smartphone manufacturer, so Sony is focusing on what its Xperia line does best: taking beautiful photos. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week,

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

All Hands on Tech: MacBook Pro Touch Bar Tips

This week on All Hands on Tech Brian takes a deep dive into the MacBook Pro (2016)'s Touch Bar to find out what the best uses of the latest feature are. The MacBook

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada still has a ways to go before it becomes cashless

TORONTO - With countries like Sweden and South Korea announcing bold plans to go completely cashless over the next five years, Canadians have to wonder: when will Canada do the same? Not anytime soon,

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

First 5G smartphone shown off at Mobile World Congress

ZTE may have announced the most future forward smartphone yet, but it's still a ways away from being possible in Canada. The Gigabit Phone, the world's first 5G smartphone, was revealed by the

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Alex Radu