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SmoothPay combines mobile payments with loyalty and discovery

Walk into Patty & Frank's Gourmet Burgers & Hot Dogs restaurant on the Danforth in Toronto and you've got a fast way to pay for your fast food. Pull out your smartphone, display a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ensighten launches SDK-less tool for marketers tweaking mobile apps

Ensighten, a U.S. startup allowing businesses to manage their own tags and track their data online, has released a new version of its Ensighten Mobile tool. What’s handy about the newest iteration of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2014 Candice So

AWS-3 spectrum auction rules to favour small wireless players

The Government of Canada today took steps to streamline its next spectrum auction and introduced some mechanisms that would provide smaller players a head start over the nation’s big three incumbents. The AWS-3

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 – A roundup of reviews

With Microsoft Corp.'s previous efforts with the Surface series getting widely panned by reviewers and consumers alike, we were waiting and watching to see what the Redmond, Wash.-based company would pull out this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Candice So

Keep it in your pants – your phone, that is

There are few things more annoying than the glow of smartphone devices in a darkened theatre, obscuring the screen above and making it impossible to just enjoy a movie. Or how about the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Apple 13-inch MacBook Air

The 2010 version MacBook Air could be considered to be the first Ultrabook since it is the notebook that inspired Intel to create the Ultrabook category for Windows notebooks. While calling the MacBook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Acer TravelMate P645

Acer’s may not be as well known in Canada for their business notebooks as some of the other vendors in this article, but their TravelMate series of notebooks have always been good business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

We featured the previous version of the EliteBook Folio, the 9470m, on last year’s list, and it was one of our favourite business Ultrabooks. This year, HP has decided to make the Folio,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: HP EliteBook 840 G1

HP’s EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP’s naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is similar to their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Dell XPS 13

Along with the MacBook Air, the Dell XPS 13 is the only other consumer model in this list. However, Dell does offer it with Windows 8.1 Professional factory installed, and is marketing it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Dell Latitude E7240

Dell’s Latitude series of notebooks have long been their premium series of business workhorses, and for 2014, the new top of the range 7000 series are the first Ultrabook Latitudes. Dell calls them

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Unlike the other machines on this list, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a convertible tablet. So while it is not an Ultrabook, we did want to include it because Microsoft is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) is Lenovo’s follow-up to what could be considered the first, and also one of the best, true business-class Ultrabook, the original X1 Carbon from 2012. While there is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad T440s

The Lenovo T-series notebooks are legendary. They have long held a reputation as some of the best business notebooks you can buy, but traditionally have always been a big on the big side.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Toshiba’s Portégé series of thin light notebooks were Ultrabooks well before the term Ultrabook was even coined, the latest model in the series, the Z30, continues this legacy. It is extremely light –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies