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IDC: Canadian business models must shift to reap IoT rewards

Canadian businesses are poised for wider Internet of Things adoption but must reshape parts of their operations to reap the full benefits, according to IDC Canada. About 45 per cent of all SMEs

Published on: May 6th, 2016 Christine Wong

Samsung Portable SSD T3 makes external storage useful again [review]

Before you read this article, go to that drawer where you keep all the flash thumb drives that you've collected over the years - gather them up and throw them right into the

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Could Apple slowly be transforming itself into a services company?

If there was a bright spot in the disappointing (relatively speaking) quarterly results that Apple Inc. delivered last week, it was the company's services division, which turned out to be its second largest

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What would Bell’s acquisition of MTS mean for customers?

Bell Canada owner BCE Inc.'s bid to purchase Manitoba telecom provider Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) could lead to better service according to one industry analyst, but higher prices according to another. Mark Goldberg,

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

3 tech trends in Asia-Pacific that hint at Canada’s future: IDC

Is the future state of Canada's technology market already playing out in the Asia-Pacific region? Some sophisticated trends in the mobility and augmented or virtual reality markets seen in the east will inevitably

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Telus subsidiary Koodo comes out on top in mobile customer satisfaction survey

Telus Corp. subsidiary Koodo Mobile is already known for touting the superiority of its customer service over competitors in its ads, but now the budget cell service provider really has something to brag

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP unveils new high-end Chromebook 13, undercuts Pixel

  HP Inc. is adding to its Chromebook line with a new laptop that's billed as having the right specs and style for business professionals, the vendor announced on Thursday. The notebook features

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple’s iPhone not the only smartphone to see sales decline: report

Hot on the heels of announcements that Apple has experienced its first year-on-year decline in 13 years, a new report reveals that the smartphone market as a whole shrank six per cent in the

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Dave Yin

Tangerine relaunches mobile app with new biometrics and security features

Tangerine Bank has relaunched its mobile app for iOS, adding secure instant messaging support and new biometric security features, the Toronto-based direct banking firm announced today. In an April 26 statement, Tangerine CIO

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Celebrate Earth Day by recycling your old cellphone

Just in time for Earth Day, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is reminding Canadians to recycle their old cell phones, by releasing a report that indicates nearly half still have at least

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can stream live 360-degree videos on YouTube

Even if you weren't able to attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival between April 15 and 17 last week - and with the event held in Indio, Calif. and ticket prices

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple’s latest MacBook updates include longer battery life, ‘rose gold’ finish

Apple Inc. revealed the newest iteration of its MacBook line today, adding a range of upgrades including the latest Intel processors, improved graphics card performance, faster flash storage, an additional hour of battery

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Hybrids set to overtake tablets in enterprise market: Juniper Research

When it comes to workplace devices, there's a new form factor in town. Market research firm Juniper projects that worldwide shipments for hybrid devices, otherwise known as "2-in-1's" or "detachables" (but not convertibles such

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Dave Yin

RCMP has had power to snoop on BlackBerry messages since 2010: report

It looks like while the U.S. continues its national debate over privacy versus security in the form of the Apple-FBI dispute, Canadian police have been quietly accessing Canadian phones for years without resistance. Motherboard reports that the

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Data race: Under Armour a leader but Canadian firms take a slower pace

The data chief of sports gear giant Under Armour warned Canadian businesses to embrace digital disruption or get left behind on Tuesday, even though new research suggests they’re already slow off the mark.

Published on: April 13th, 2016 Christine Wong