Mobility Archives - Page 2

YouTube live streaming goes mobile

While YouTube has hosted live streaming since 2011 - a simpler time of royal weddings and people jumping from space - it will now be offering live mobile streaming and a new revenue channel

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Smartwatch Review: Asus ZenWatch 3

When you think of a smartwatch, you're probably thinking of Apple Inc., Pebble (acquired by Fitbit), or Samsung Electronics Ltd. That could change with the ZenWatch 3, Asus' latest generation smartwatch. With a

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Facebook’s mobile ad revenue grew by more than 60% last year

Mobile continues to drive Facebook's ad revenue, to the point where it will no longer be separately reporting mobile and desktop results, executives revealed while discussing the company's most recent quarter. For the

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tablet market continues to go south, according to IDC

Spending money on tablets during the 2016 holiday season quarter of 2016 simply did not happen with intensification. According to International Data Corp., the tablet market continued to spiral in decline. The fourth

Published on: February 6th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Intuit launches QuickBooks mobile app to help freelancers track finances

With the so-called "gig economy" representing an ever-increasing share of the Canadian workforce, there's never been a better time for an accounting software firm to offer a solution for the many, many freelancers

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians’ mobile app use grew by 74% in 2016, Yahoo subsidiary reveals

TORONTO - Canadians are spending more time on mobile apps than ever, even as global growth in mobile app use slows down. According to the latest numbers from Yahoo Inc. subsidiary Flurry, the

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New app aims to be Uber of personal training

Usually peoples' excuses to avoid physical activity come in the form of “I’m too busy”, “the gym is too far” or “I don’t want to leave the house.” But in a world where

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Services, product sales reach record numbers as Apple announces latest quarterly results

If anyone was worried about Apple Inc. losing ground to its competition in the tech market, they need not fret any longer. The company recorded several all-time records in its fiscal 2017 first

Published on: February 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

11 stats that prove mobile is vital to brands, according to Google

TORONTO - Shopping on your mobile device isn't always the smoothest process - too often even your favourite retailers' mediocre apps will crash in the middle of a purchase, forcing you to restart the

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Adios Samsung! Canada’s 10 most influential brands of 2016 revealed

TORONTO - It looks like exploding smartphones have lit Samsung Electronics Ltd.'s brand reputation on fire. The Canadian arm of market research firm Ipsos Group S.A. has released its annual list of Canada's most

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

GoDaddy launches mobile website creation for dummies service

Getting a mobile website up and running just became a lot easier. GoDaddy, the U.S.-based cloud platform and website builder for small ventures, has launched its new Website Builder in Canada, a mobile-optimized

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Uber throws big cities a bone with its Movement product

To say that major cities across North America have mixed feelings on Uber Technologies Inc. is an understatement. Uber has totally disrupted the entire taxicab industry and market across major cities in Canada

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Report finds Canada’s big three offer near-identical mobile service [infographic]

Rogers Communications Inc., Bell Canada, and Telus Corp.'s dominance of Canada's mobile market might be a key reason the average Canadian's wireless fees are among the highest in the world, but at least

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

News flash: everyone is using their smartphone all the time

Smartphones have become integral to everyday life, and more consumers are using the devices for a wider variety of activities than ever before, according to new research from New York-based Fluent. The people-centric marketing

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Samsung moving ahead with Note 8, despite 7’s apparent impact on mobile sales

Samsung Electronics Ltd. has announced that it will be moving ahead with its popular Note series of mobile devices, despite the apparent damage last year's Note 7 debacle wreaked on the company's reputation

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood