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The Pinć virtual reality headset has reached its crowdfunding goal of $50,000

Pinć, a smartphone case allowing users to tap into virtual reality, has reached its crowdfunding campaign goal of $50,000. Created by Toronto-based company Cordon Media, Pinć is a case that wraps around the

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Candice So

BlackBerry Passport gets ‘gold’ limited edition look

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry has been bold and shameless about the odd look of its square-edged rectangular phone since it launched the device last year. CEO John Chen parroted company marketing materials when he

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

‘Why I love my smartphone’ – Twitter chat recap

Updated Jan. 27 at 8:04 pm EST: We had a great time with this Twitter chat. This was one of the most fun discussions yet, centering on what we love about our phones,

Published on: January 19th, 2015 Candice So

Why reports of death of Google Glass are greatly exaggerated

While the Google Glass Explorer program is set to cease sales of single units of its wearable head gear on Jan. 16, enterprises will still be able to bulk order up to a

Published on: January 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Google Play store surpasses Apple App Store for number of apps, developers

For the first year ever, the Google Play store for Android has surpassed Apple’s iOS App Store in the number of new apps available, launching more than 1.4 million apps compared to Apple’s

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Candice So

Google Translate update decodes foreign signs in real-time

World travellers can now make even more use of the Google Translate app after a big update adds some real-time features making use of a smartphone's camera and microphone. The Word Lens feature

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

PC sales improve by 1% – and that’s not too shabby: Gartner

PC sales are slowly yet surely creeping their way upwards, with analysts pointing to a one per cent increase in the number of PCs shipped worldwide as a clue that the market is

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Candice So

Four marketers tell us what they think of Facebook’s predictions for 2015

Predicting trends in the tech industry can be tricky, given how quickly tech changes and grows. But that hasn’t stopped various companies, analysts, bloggers, and journalists like ourselves from taking a stab at

Published on: January 9th, 2015 Candice So

Apple announces record App Store revenues as it hikes Canadian prices

Editor's note - story updated Jan. 9 at 9:00 AM ET Apple Inc. has started billing its Canadian customers more than American customers to download apps as it comes off a record-breaking year

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Tablet users are set to grow to more than 1 billion in 2015, but that number is due for a slowdown: eMarketer

This year, the number of tablet users is set to grow to more than one billion – that’s more than twice as many users as this time three years ago, and almost 15

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So

Lenovo adds new laptop-tablet hybrids to its Yoga line of devices at CES

Lenovo is having a busy time of it at CES this year, rolling out a slew of new laptops, tablets, and combinations of the two at the trade show in Las Vegas on

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Candice So

Daniel Debow tapping Canadian startups to drive Salesforce’s wearables future

If you walked in to the Salesforce Wear keynote at Dreamforce, the annual mega-conference hosted by cloud software vendor Salesforce.com, you might think that you were in Toronto instead of host city San

Published on: January 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Xperia Z3 a worthy upgrade to Sony’s flagship smartphone series

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 2nd, 2015 Alex Davies

Nokia Lumia 635: here’s what you sacrifice for this budget smartphone

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 1st, 2015 Alex Davies

Samsung Galaxy Alpha packs premium features into smaller, metal package

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: December 22nd, 2014 Alex Davies