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Adobe promises creative professionals connected canvas across desktop, tablet and smartphone

LOS ANGELES – Having shaken up its software delivery and licensing model by taking its creative design products to the cloud, Adobe is showing creative professionals just what the cloud can enable: a

Published on: October 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Which Canadian bank has the best app?

The days of making a visit to a local bank branch and updating a paper account balance booklet are just a relic of the pre-digital age for most Canadians. Even ATMs are declining

Published on: October 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses not making enterprise apps employees want to use: study

A new study from Accenture finds that, while business leaders believe enterprise mobile apps are important and here to stay, building apps their employees will actually use remains a challenge. Accenture conducted 1,925

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Suretap’s new prepaid MasterCard gives consumers new way to pay

Suretap, one of the virtual wallets of choice for the country’s major mobile carriers, is beefing up its payment options for consumers with a new prepaid MasterCard option. “We want Suretap to meet

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

IDC projects explosive growth in wearable demand in 2015

The latest study from market research company International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that the demand for smart wearables is expected to almost double year over year. According to IDC’s projections, the number of

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Miragii aims to combine fashion and wearable technology for hands free experience

San Diego, Calif.-based tech start up Miragii has designed a ‘smart necklace’ in pursuit of its goal to design a hands-free smartphone. While it could be a case of wearables gone wild, developers

Published on: September 28th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

BlackBerry Priv — the Android phone formerly known as Venice — is on the way

Not that there was ever any doubt, but BlackBerry's long-rumoured "Venice" smartphone has been officially unveiled as the "Priv" and it will be available this year. After months of speculation, the company finally mentioned

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Banks can’t do mobile payments on their own: CenturyLink

As Silicon Valley-based competitors including Apple, Google, and Samsung are looking to bully them out of the mobile payments business, many Canadian banking executives are looking for help in standing up to these

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Bell launches ZTE Grand X View tablet

Bell Mobility and VNOC Virgin Mobile have announced the availability of ZTE’s newest tablet computer, the Grand X View, starting this week. The tablet is an evolution of ZTE’s Grand X2 smartphone, launched

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Webb

You can get the new Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Canada on Friday

Canadians won’t have to wait too long to get Apple’s latest iPhones – it’s just a few more sleeps until Friday, when you can pick them up in Canada. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech

Published on: September 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Wearables talking health care outside the clinic walls

The health care system is about to undergo a major revolution, from one that is test-and-treat based to one that is more preventative and constantly monitoring conditions in real time. This transition is

Published on: September 21st, 2015 Jared Lindzon

TD Bank partners with Toronto startup to bring more personalization to its banking app

One day soon, the TD Bank app on your tablet or smartphone could know that you’re at the Blue Jays game, know that it’s a hot summer day, and give you an opportunity

Published on: September 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Uber releases ‘Business Profiles’ to simplify expenses

SAN FRANCISCO - If you’ve ever accidentally expensed your company for a late-night Uber trip home from the bar, then you’ll be one of the people happy to know the San Francisco-based company

Published on: September 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Healthcare the largest opportunity in wearables market

Wearable technology will be a $24.2-billion market in 2015, but three-quarters of that will be already-mature technologies such as electronic wristwatches, blood glucose test strips, fitness trackers, etc., predicts IDTechEx Research. Medical and

Published on: September 11th, 2015 Dave Webb

Twitter showcases Periscope’s entertainment chops at Toronto International Film Festival

Twitter Inc. is hoping that its live-streaming video service Periscope will be given a boost after being sighted on the red carpet alongside movie star Natalie Portman at the Toronto International Film Festival

Published on: September 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson