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No more hurried WiFi-resets for this Halifax coffee shop

Small businesses can’t stop work to be IT trouble-shooters when the mobile networks that run their payment processing have a hiccup. Square Inc. aims to solve that problem by bringing Offline Mode to

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Soonr wants to make file sharing easier for users, safer for business

Soonr is hoping to put an end to the tug of war between users that want to more easily access and share files across devices and IT managers that want to keep work

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Look to Apple and PayPal to battle for mobile wallet supremacy: Forrester

If you're a marketer that's looking to put your money down on a mobile wallet platform that's most likely to succeed, Apple and PayPal are the best bets you can make for the

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Brian Jackson

How SPC and Plastic Mobile cracked the code on loyalty and mobile

The Student Price Card (SPC) might be a throwback to your high school days, when you first started saving up money from your part-time job to get discounts on new clothes or to

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Candice So

Plantronics releases 4 new headsets that drown out background noise

If you've ever been embarrassed during a conference call because your dog was barking in the background, or because your office colleagues were loudly debating their theories about Game of Thrones, then you'll appreciate

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Mobile fraud losses ‘staggering': Report

As the number of people buying products with smartphones, tablets, and laptops increases, so is the amount of mobile fraud. That’s the not surprising conclusion of a new study financed by two security

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon

As demand for mobile data rockets upward, service providers and developers need to adjust: Gartner

It’s no surprise more of us are turning to our smartphones and tablets for work and play, especially when we use those devices to check our email, watch videos online, and check up

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

How Ryan Seacrest’s Typo keyboard tried to sidestep BlackBerry’s court injunction (and lost)

A Las Vegas-based company that shipped thousands of units of its iPhone keyboard accessory to Canada in an attempt to work around a court dispute with BlackBerry has had its fingers slapped by

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Apple nearly ties Samsung in global smartphone rankings

Strong sales through the holiday period helped push Apple into a near tie with Samsung as global smartphone shipments reached new record levels for the fourth quarter and 2014 overall. According to research

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

‘Smart traffic’ to push 10-fold growth in mobile data: Cisco

A rapidly growing shift from basic feature phones to smartphones, combined with expanding mobile device use and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, will power a 10-fold increase in mobile data traffic in the next five

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Adware found in Google Play store app that has been downloaded millions of times

If you’re an Android user, and you’re going to download games from the Google Play store, make sure they’re not Durak, a card game, this IQ test game, or this Russian history trivia

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So

Companies should be protecting personal devices: Intel Security

If you are an employer who met resistance from workers in the past when implementing information security, the time may be ripe to revisit the practice. This was a key finding in a

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Dave Yin

Moving mobile business strategy beyond the smaller screen

Creating a small-screen version of your business website just doesn’t cut it, a Google Canada marketing executive warned on Thursday. Instead, companies need to think outside the box – or more precisely, outside

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Christine Wong

Microsoft rolls out revamped Outlook app for iOS and Android

It’s been a busy couple of days for Microsoft Corp., what with the release of not one, but two of its flagship products for mobile. Today, the Redmond, Wash.-based company announced it has

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Candice So

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