Mobility Archives - Page 4

Your mobile apps are sluggish in the summer heat, too

The same humid air that slows down your morning jog over the summer slows down your apps too, according to mobile research firm Apteligent, Inc. Despite the many advanced and/or questionable functions provided

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top business smartphones for 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review

When we recently took a look at Samsung’s Galaxy S7, we said that the “best just got better” and that it was the finest Android phone you could currently buy. Well, we did

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Alex Davies

Pebble returns to Kickstarter with a new athletic twist

The Pebble smartwatch is back this summer, looking to appeal to professionals and athletes alike with a new line of products. Pebble debuted a very successful Kickstarter campaign this week, surpassing a $1 million goal

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Microsoft effectively kills Nokia’s former mobile division, announces up to 1850 layoffs

Microsoft Corp. announced today that it would be "streamlining" its mobile hardware business, taking a write-down of approximately $950 million USD and eliminating up to 1,850 jobs, 1,350 of them at its Finland-based

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 tips for tweeting like a pro with Twitter’s big platform changes

Twitter users will soon be able to expand the content of their tweets in four key ways, though the popular social media platform will retain its 140-character limit, the San Francisco-based company announced

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google AdWords updates increase ad size, bring ads to Maps

Google is updating AdWords to reflect the growing shift of its search audience from desktop to mobile, the search giant announced today at its Performance Summit. The new updates will see bigger ads

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Spendwallet takes on Apple and Android Pay

'Smart technology' has already taken over the majority of our accessories, with wallets being the latest to receive an update. This week, X Lab launched an Indiegogo campaign for Spendwallet, a new product

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Google’s ads will now show local inventory numbers

Retailers that advertise their physical storefronts with Google ads will now be able to show consumers exactly how many items they have available to buy at the nearest location, the search giant announced

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers opens 72 new small business centres across Canada

Canadian small business owners looking for advice can now turn to Rogers for assistance. Rogers has opened 72 new small business centres throughout Canada, designed to support owners and provide access to resources.

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

LinkedIn releases new Tinder-like app to connect students with hot jobs

With unemployment rates for Canadian youth hovering around 13 per cent - and nearly half of those employed in part-time jobs - college and university graduates face an uphill battle when commencing their

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top business smartphones for 2016: HTC 10 review

At one time, HTC was the leading Android phone manufacturer. After all, it made both the very first Android phone, 2008’s HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1 and the first Google Nexus phone, the Nexus One

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Alex Davies

Want customers to test-drive your car? Build a great website: J.D. Power

If auto manufacturers want potential customers to give their cars a test run, they need to provide an easy-to-use, content-rich website that appeals to both desktop and mobile users, according to a new

Published on: May 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Big box shoppers more likely to buy unlocked phones, switch carriers, J.D. Power says

While the majority of Canadians purchase mobile phones from carrier-branded stores, those who purchase from big box stores are more likely to purchase an unlocked phone and more likely to switch carriers as

Published on: May 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s why Canada was waiting for expanded Apple Pay support

Canadian banks may not have supported Apple Pay at its initial launch last November because the technology wasn't compatible with Interac Association's chip-and-pin contactless authentication method. Apple entered the Canadian market late last

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple Pay expands in Canada with support from major banks for debit and credit cards

Millions more Canadians could finally have access to Apple Pay, with the Cupertino, Calif. tech giant announcing today that the big five national banks, and payment networks Interac, Visa, and MasterCard have all pledged

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson