Mobility Archives - Page 2

How Telus boosted employee engagement with help from a video game

If you don' t think that having your employees spend time playing a speed-skating video game competitively on a weekly basis is the path to improved company culture and better productivity, then prepare

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

New fitness tracker wants you to ‘get naked’

A new fitness tracker called Naked is taking a different approach than most others on the market. Instead of a wearable device that tracks steps or calories, Naked is a rotating scale and smart

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Top business smartphones of 2016: LG G5 review

Last year we included the LG G4 as one our 2015 Top Business Smartphones, and were impressed with its camera and the fact that LG resisted the trend of non-removable batteries and no

Published on: May 30th, 2016 Alex Davies

Asus unveils ZenPhone 3 at Computex – and it’s gigantic

Asus unveiled its ZenFone 3 lineup of Android smartphones at Computex in Taiwan, showcasing some specs that you'd expect to see on a tablet device. Notably, the ZenFone 3 Ultra model is really

Published on: May 30th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Your mobile apps are straining Canada’s wireless networks, J.D. Power says

Apparently Canada's leading wireless carriers would like fewer of us to check Facebook on our smartphones every morning. Thanks in part to our increased use of data-heavy mobile apps, a full 10 per

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Your mobile apps are sluggish in the summer heat, too

The same humid air that slows down your morning jog over the summer slows down your apps too, according to mobile research firm Apteligent, Inc. Despite the many advanced and/or questionable functions provided

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top business smartphones for 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review

When we recently took a look at Samsung’s Galaxy S7, we said that the “best just got better” and that it was the finest Android phone you could currently buy. Well, we did

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Alex Davies

Pebble returns to Kickstarter with a new athletic twist

The Pebble smartwatch is back this summer, looking to appeal to professionals and athletes alike with a new line of products. Pebble debuted a very successful Kickstarter campaign this week, surpassing a $1 million goal

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Microsoft effectively kills Nokia’s former mobile division, announces up to 1850 layoffs

Microsoft Corp. announced today that it would be "streamlining" its mobile hardware business, taking a write-down of approximately $950 million USD and eliminating up to 1,850 jobs, 1,350 of them at its Finland-based

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 tips for tweeting like a pro with Twitter’s big platform changes

Twitter users will soon be able to expand the content of their tweets in four key ways, though the popular social media platform will retain its 140-character limit, the San Francisco-based company announced

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google AdWords updates increase ad size, bring ads to Maps

Google is updating AdWords to reflect the growing shift of its search audience from desktop to mobile, the search giant announced today at its Performance Summit. The new updates will see bigger ads

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Spendwallet takes on Apple and Android Pay

'Smart technology' has already taken over the majority of our accessories, with wallets being the latest to receive an update. This week, X Lab launched an Indiegogo campaign for Spendwallet, a new product

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Google’s ads will now show local inventory numbers

Retailers that advertise their physical storefronts with Google ads will now be able to show consumers exactly how many items they have available to buy at the nearest location, the search giant announced

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers opens 72 new small business centres across Canada

Canadian small business owners looking for advice can now turn to Rogers for assistance. Rogers has opened 72 new small business centres throughout Canada, designed to support owners and provide access to resources.

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

LinkedIn releases new Tinder-like app to connect students with hot jobs

With unemployment rates for Canadian youth hovering around 13 per cent - and nearly half of those employed in part-time jobs - college and university graduates face an uphill battle when commencing their

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood