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Top business smartphones of 2015: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung's Note smartphones practically invented the phablet category and last year's model, the Note 4, was a culmination of all its big-screen device innovations and was one of our favourite devices of 2014,

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Alex Davies

Here’s how American Airlines brought mobility to its 113,300-person workforce

What does it take to digitize an entire airline?  Time, apparently, and heaps upon heaps of devices. At the inaugural SOTI Sync conference in Toronto, Greg Parley, senior infrastructure team lead at American

Published on: November 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Suretap and Points partner up to bring loyalty program to mobile wallet

Suretap, a virtual wallet service for smartphones, has partnered with the Points loyalty network to bring loyalty card transactions to its users - and drive customer loyalty for brands and retailers. "The Suretap mobile wallet is

Published on: November 9th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Microsoft’s new Windows Phones can run as a desktop

TORONTO, ON - Remember Ubuntu for Android? The effort by Canonical to bring the free open-source operating system to smartphones was fraught with ambitious price points, failed Indiegogo campaigns, and perhaps a flawed approach

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

North America’s fourth-ranked smartphone maker is probably not who you think it is

You'd be forgiven for not knowing much about ZTE Corporation. The multinational telecom equipment manufacturer, based in Shenzhen, China, or the country's own Silicon Valley (the birthplace of fellow Chinese phone maker Huawei), has

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Samsung remains leader in worldwide smartphone shipments: survey

In spite of launching a new, well-received iPhone model, Samsung has still snagged the top spot over Apple in terms of overall share of smartphones shipped across the globe. Based on the findings

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Samsung brings massive 18.4” TV-streaming Galaxy View tablet to Canada

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that 13” televisions were common, and 20” was considered big. Samsung Canada is busting convention with the Galaxy View, an 18.4” tablet device optimized for streaming

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

At least one person excited for Apple Pay in Canada

After months of speculation over whether Apple Pay would be released in Canada this year, Apple announced an underwhelming market entry on Wednesday, but it will at least be used by one person that

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Facebook’s new ‘slideshow’ ad targets emerging markets

Facebook announced a new type of ad unit, slideshow, that it says will help businesses reach users in emerging markets and will be available to advertisers globally. The tool is a simple one,

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

It’s official: Canada getting Apple Pay this year

Apple announced its fourth quarter earnings yesterday, showing strong growth for the iPhone, and for its enterprise business. It also confirmed that Apple Pay is coming to Canada before the end of the

Published on: October 28th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Wearable tech still a tough sell in the enterprise: IDC Canada study

While consumers are lining up to slip on FitBits and Apple Watches, wearable technology is still a hard sell in the enterprise, according to new data from IDC Canada. Only four per cent

Published on: October 28th, 2015 Christine Wong

Canadians can now preorder Android-powered BlackBerry PRIV

Canadians interested in trying out the BlackBerry PRIV – the vendor’s first smartphone powered by the Android OS – will soon have their chance. The PRIV is now available for preorders. Waterloo, Ont.-based

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Why the modern workplace needs to be more human

TORONTO – Say goodbye to the corner office as a status symbol and that picture of your children on your desk. The workplace of the future is open and unassigned, with your work

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Flyshark launches updated portable keyboard on Kickstarter

Another Kickstarter success story, the Flyshark II is the new and improved version of the original portable keyboard. The updated version features Bluetooth 4.2, longer battery life and a more durable design. The

Published on: October 19th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Apple Pay may be coming to Canada sooner rather than later

Canadians have been watching for months as consumers in the U.S. have enjoyed Apple’s mobile payments platform, but several reports this week indicate Apple Pay may be coming to Canada sooner rather than

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras