Articles By Alex Radu

Samsung dives into auto tech market with purchase of Harman

Samsung Electronics has acquired Harman International Industries, a connected car solutions provider, for $8 billion USD, throwing Samsung right into the growing connected technologies market. As smart technology integration with vehicles continues to

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Google launches major update for Gmail on iOS

Next time you open your Gmail or Google Calendar on your iOS device, you may notice a few changes for the first time in four years. This week Google Inc. launched new updates

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

CIBC customers get early access to Samsung Pay

Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. and CIBC have announced a partnership that will give CIBC customers early access to Samsung Pay as it launches in Canada. Similar to Apple Pay, Samsung Pay lets users

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Alex Radu

Google says no more to HTTP

Google Inc. has updated its transparency report to include a new section on HTTPS. This now adds data about how HTTPS usage has been increasing over time, proving Google’s point that migration to

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft battling Slack with new Microsoft Teams

The competition between office communication platforms is starting to get more and more crowded with Microsoft Corp. entering the race with Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace within Office 365. Aimed at organizations that

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

New Microsoft Surface laptop and all-in-one announced

At an October event, Microsoft revealed the newest additions to the Surface lineup, the Surface Book i7, and a new all-in-one desktop, the Surface Studio. The Surface Book i7 is the latest Surface Book

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Alex Radu

Windows 10 Creators Update coming early 2017

At its October Microsoft Event in New York this morning, Microsoft revealed the next update to Windows 10, the Creators Update, which will release in early 2017 for free. Windows Insiders can begin

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Alex Radu

Apple and Nike team up for new smartwatch

Apple Inc. is all-aboard the personal fitness train with the Apple Watch Series 2. Today, alongside with Nike, Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Nike+, the newest edition to the Series 2 family. The

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Alex Radu

Reebok using robotics and 3D drawing to create new line of shoes

Reebok has unveiled the creation of Liquid Factory, a new manufacturing process that uses 3D Drawing and robotics to draw shoes in three dimensions. Liquid Factor uses a liquid material to draw shoe components cleanly, precisely,

Published on: October 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Google shops opening in Best Buy locations across Canada

This week, Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. Starting this

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Alex Radu

Asus challenges budget smartphone market with new ZenFone 3 [review]

The Asus ZenFone 3 has officially arrived here in Canada, and after two generations of mediocrity, the ZenFone brand may finally be worth your attention. At first glance, the ZenFone 3 is a

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Alex Radu

Interact with customers on Facebook pages with new updates

Facebook is enhancing call-to-action buttons on Pages in order to allow customers to schedule, order, buy, and more on any business page from any mobile device. With the new update, businesses can add

Published on: October 19th, 2016 Alex Radu

How to save money with new Google Flights and Hotels features

Google's search tool is getting another upgrade and this time, it's to help you find the best prices when travelling. Google Inc. announced updates to Google Flights and Google Hotels on Tuesday. With the

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

‘The time to act is now’ for digital transformation: Dell CMO

Dell Technologies has collaborated with Vanson Bourne in order to conduct research on digital transformation and whether or not businesses are ready for what is being called the fourth Industrial Revolution: the digital

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Alex Radu

Gartner reports worldwide PC shipment decline

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu