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Cellular tablets will grow as Wi-Fi tablet market begins to recede

Worldwide shipments of tablet computers will decline in 2015, although cellular-connected tablets and 2-in-1 devices will remain sources of strength. According to IDC Corp.’s recent Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, worldwide tablet and 2-in-1

Published on: May 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Global smartphone shipment growth is slowing: IDC

While the global smartphone market will certainly continue to see growth for some time yet, the growth will be slower as maturing markets with higher penetration in China and elsewhere make it harder

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Grabb expands Toronto restaurant dining rooms to your smartphone

If the Grabb takeout food app had existed two decades ago, Jerry, George, and Elaine just might have escaped the wrath of the Soup Nazi altogether. The Seinfeld gang could have preordered and

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Christine Wong

Mobile advertising spending will double by 2019: Juniper

If mobile isn’t already a big part of your marketing strategy it’s time to get serious about smartphones – new research shows advertising spending is shifting in a big way. A new study

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canada’s app nation: Yes to music, no to games

A new examination of Canada and our mobile app usage by Flurry from Yahoo finds Canadians like our music but we’re not much for games. Flurry from Yahoo’s analysis of Canadian mobile usage

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Coming wireless churn tsunami underscores importance of customer service

Some wireless carriers may be about to get a hard lesson in the value of customer service, with changes to the CRTC’s Wireless Code meaning an unprecedented number of wireless contracts are due

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Here’s how Thalmic Labs just made presentation clickers obsolete

Waterloo, Ont.-based Thalmic Labs is freeing PowerPoint ninjas and slideshow wizards from their reliance on handheld clickers with the launch of a new application for its Myo armband, the firm announced on Thursday.

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Second Cup’s ‘Rewards’ mobile app drives brand transformation

For Vanda Provato, vice-president of marketing & category at Second Cup Coffee Co., a new mobile app focused on loyalty rewards and payments is better late than never. After a pilot phase in

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Tablet shipments continue to decline, but there are bright spots

Global tablet shipments are continuing to decline for the second consecutive quarter although some form factors are showing continued strength, according to new research from IDC Corp. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

I got to demo Microsoft HoloLens and I saw the future

SAN FRANCISCO - The first thing that Microsoft handed to me when it was time for my demo with the HoloLens was a pad of paper and a pen. They were taking away

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Apple reports best-ever Q2 even before Apple Watch sales

Apple Inc. didn't even need to include this weekend's sales of its hot new gadget, the Apple Watch, to post a record-breaking quarter as it released its financial results on Monday afternoon. Apple

Published on: April 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

You’ll order a pizza from your Apple Watch, but what else will you do?

As eager Apple Watch buyers unbox their shiny new gadgets today, you can bet that one of the first things they'll do with it is load it with many of the apps available

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Algorithm shakeup: Google, Facebook make changes

Search giant Google and social media platform Facebook have both announced changes to their respective platforms that will impact web and social media marketers. Google this week rolled out changes to its search

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Location technology pushes offers to Air Miles collectors’ smartphones

If you feel a vibration in your pocket next time you walk into a Rexall in Toronto or a Staples in Alberta, don’t worry. It’s just your Air Miles app. Air Miles is

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry strengthens EMM portfolio, BES 12 with WatchDox acquisition

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry is strengthening its enterprise mobility management (EMM) portfolio with the acquisition of WatchDox, which specializes in secure file management. On Tuesday, BlackBerry announced a definitive agreement to acquire Palo Alto,

Published on: April 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras