Articles By Jeff Jedras

Pebble Time smartwatch with full colour display nearly breaks Kickstarter

Pebble is launching a new, thinner smartwatch with a curved design, colour e-paper display and a microphone. And it’s selling so fast you need a smartwatch to keep up. Pebble got its start

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

3 things to watch for at Mobile World Congress 2015

From March 2 to 5, technology vendors, analysts, users and enthusiasts will descend on Spain for the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It’s a time when the latest and greatest in mobile

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

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The money is yours. If you bought an electronic device in Canada between 1999 and 2002, themoneyismine.ca wants to send you $20 or more, because you probably overpaid. The deal is part of

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Was Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky the better player? Ask SAP

National Hockey League teams are embracing analytics for a competitive edge and now fans will get a small taste, thanks to a new partnership between the NHL and German business software vendor SAP

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Watch your phone next time you cross the border

If there’s an emergency or other issue the next time you’re crossing a Canadian border, you could receive a broadcast text message. Don’t worry, the feds don’t have your digits. They just have

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Samsung acquisition takes aim at Apple Pay

The smartphone battle between Samsung and Apple has been heating-up the handset market, and it looks like the next skirmish in the ongoing conflict may be fought around mobile payments. With an eye

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Nearly half of you have taken a business call in the bathroom

A new study from printing and imaging vendor Epson paints a picture of the average Canadian business technology user, and it’s an interesting composite: you listen to music while you work, take business calls

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry Blend, access to Android apps highlight OS update

If you’re one of the chosen few still rocking a BlackBerry in your pocket, the mobile communications company has an OS update that you’re going to want to check out. Released today for

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Happy Birthday! Adobe Photoshop turns 25

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Like your pancakes with a side of malware?

In another tale of web surfer beware, visitors to the web site of British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver that came looking for a pancake recipe were also served an unexpected side dish: malware.

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Measuring performance still a challenge for digital marketers

A new survey concludes that digital marketers plan to ramp up their spending in 2015, even though measuring performance and results is still a challenge for many of them. The report was commissioned

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Millennials aren’t shopping enough with their smartphones

You young people are doing a lot of shopping with your smartphones - but you should be doing more. That’s one of the conclusions drawn from new research by PayPal and Ipsos examining

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Hand-me-down smartphones getting a new lease on life

Are you one of those smartphone users quick to dump your handset when something shiny and new comes along? New research shows you’re in the majority, and you’re also helping to fuel a

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

No more hurried WiFi-resets for this Halifax coffee shop

Small businesses can’t stop work to be IT trouble-shooters when the mobile networks that run their payment processing have a hiccup. Square Inc. aims to solve that problem by bringing Offline Mode to

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Soonr wants to make file sharing easier for users, safer for business

Soonr is hoping to put an end to the tug of war between users that want to more easily access and share files across devices and IT managers that want to keep work

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras