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Samsung brings massive 18.4” TV-streaming Galaxy View tablet to Canada

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that 13” televisions were common, and 20” was considered big. Samsung Canada is busting convention with the Galaxy View, an 18.4” tablet device optimized for streaming

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

At least one person excited for Apple Pay in Canada

After months of speculation over whether Apple Pay would be released in Canada this year, Apple announced an underwhelming market entry on Wednesday, but it will at least be used by one person that

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Facebook’s new ‘slideshow’ ad targets emerging markets

Facebook announced a new type of ad unit, slideshow, that it says will help businesses reach users in emerging markets and will be available to advertisers globally. The tool is a simple one,

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

It’s official: Canada getting Apple Pay this year

Apple announced its fourth quarter earnings yesterday, showing strong growth for the iPhone, and for its enterprise business. It also confirmed that Apple Pay is coming to Canada before the end of the

Published on: October 28th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Wearable tech still a tough sell in the enterprise: IDC Canada study

While consumers are lining up to slip on FitBits and Apple Watches, wearable technology is still a hard sell in the enterprise, according to new data from IDC Canada. Only four per cent

Published on: October 28th, 2015 Christine Wong

Canadians can now preorder Android-powered BlackBerry PRIV

Canadians interested in trying out the BlackBerry PRIV – the vendor’s first smartphone powered by the Android OS – will soon have their chance. The PRIV is now available for preorders. Waterloo, Ont.-based

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Why the modern workplace needs to be more human

TORONTO – Say goodbye to the corner office as a status symbol and that picture of your children on your desk. The workplace of the future is open and unassigned, with your work

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Flyshark launches updated portable keyboard on Kickstarter

Another Kickstarter success story, the Flyshark II is the new and improved version of the original portable keyboard. The updated version features Bluetooth 4.2, longer battery life and a more durable design. The

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Apple Pay may be coming to Canada sooner rather than later

Canadians have been watching for months as consumers in the U.S. have enjoyed Apple’s mobile payments platform, but several reports this week indicate Apple Pay may be coming to Canada sooner rather than

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

MyAbiliti app takes disability case management mobile

MyAbiliti, a new app released by absence management firm Morneau Shepell, is aiming to make case management simpler for employees with disabilities. Specifically targeting those on disability leave from work, the app works

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

More than half of Canadian small businesses use mobile apps to run their companies: survey

New research on the state of small business in Canada shows that not only are more companies using mobile and other apps to run organizations, but more young entrepreneurs are striking out on their

Published on: October 8th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Case study: L’Oreal Canada gives its enterprise sales solution a makeover

IT adoption can get ugly at times, even when you’re in the beauty business. Just ask Nadir Belarbi. As CIO of L’Oreal Canada, he runs the top selling cosmetics company in this country.

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Christine Wong

Adobe gives marketers and creatives ability to create their own mobile apps

LOS ANGELES – With marketers and creatives being pushed to complete projects on ever tighter timelines, Adobe is looking to help them bring apps to market faster than before, without having to learn

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Starbucks release of Mobile Order & Pay in Canada is about data

Starbucks Coffee Co. will bring its Mobile Order & Pay to 300 stores in the Toronto area on Oct. 13, the coffee brewing firm announced on Tuesday. An update to the mobile app

Published on: October 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

1.4 million wearables expected to ship in Canada in 2015: survey

New research from the International Data Corporation shows significant growth in the Canadian wearables market even in just the last calendar year. According to IDC Canada’s Canadian Wearable Device Forecast, 2015-2019, 1.4 million

Published on: October 6th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock