Steve Jobs on the cover of Rolling Stone and in the famous picture from his biography by Walter Isaacson.
Steve Jobs on the cover of Rolling Stone and in the famous picture from his biography by Walter Isaacson.

Published: October 7th, 2015

IDC projects explosive growth in wearable demand in 2015

The latest study from market research company International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that the demand for smart wearables is expected to almost double year over year. According to IDC’s projections, the number of

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

You can get the new Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Canada on Friday

Canadians won’t have to wait too long to get Apple’s latest iPhones – it’s just a few more sleeps until Friday, when you can pick them up in Canada. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech

Published on: September 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple’s iPad Pro, and 4 reasons I’ll wait for the Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Among Apple’s latest new product announcements announced last week is the iPad Pro. It’s a larger (12.9” display) iPad aimed at the enterprise market, and the similarities to the Microsoft Surface Pro line

Published on: September 15th, 2015 David Canton

Graphic design pros critique Google’s new logo

Do you remember when Google had an exclamation mark in its logo? Yes, there was a Yahoo-esque punctuation character in the world's most-used search engine back in 1999. After that, it switched to the

Published on: September 9th, 2015 Brian Jackson

IDC says Apple Watch shipments met outside projections

Apple Inc. shipped 3.6 million wearables in the second quarter of 2015, according to analyst firm IDC. In putting a number on Apple Watch shipments, the sole Apple product in this category, IDC

Published on: August 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson

3 things marketers should watch for at Apple’s Sept. 9 iPhone launch

Apple Inc. signalled today that it will hold to its pattern of releasing a new iPhone this fall, holding a launch event in San Francisco on Sept. 9. What's different about this event

Published on: August 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Martime startup hopes to seize iBeacon market with unique parking solution

If you're visiting a cafe or small storefront in downtown Saint John, N.B. sometime soon, don't be surprised if you receive a message to your smartphone offering to pay for your parking -

Published on: August 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

How does the new Asus Zenpad hold up to the iPad and Galaxy Tab?

A new flagship-calibre tablet hit the market today as Asustek Computer Inc. (Asus) announced the release of its new ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA device in Canada and other markets. The new ZenPad is

Published on: August 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Google’s iBeacon competitor ‘Eddystone’ expands capability of Bluetooth beacons

Thanks to Google Inc.'s new Eddystone protocol for Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons, retailers may soon no longer need smartphone users to have an app installed before sending them a proximity-based message. Google announced

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Apple Watch sales remain mystery after first quarter on the market

Apple Inc. says that sales of the new Apple Watch exceeded its own expectations for its first quarter of market availability, but won't release a hard number in terms of units sold or

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Can Apple CarPlay help lower your insurance payments?

Primarily, Apple CarPlay offers multiple advantages to drivers and it might directly affect insurance premiums. By combining a driver's mobile device and car dashboard, it becomes less time-consuming to fiddle with both. Also,

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Robert Cordray

Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S2 thinner, lighter than Apple’s iPad Air 2

With the tablet market slowing and vendors competing harder for tablet sales, Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Corp. is tweaking the size on its new flagship tablet to take it head-to-head with Apple’s iPad

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple updates require email servers to use boosted encryption or none at all

Some businesses running their own email servers are faced with a choice to either upgrade their level of encryption to meet Apple Inc.'s new standards, or use none whatsoever. After upgrading in-house Apple

Published on: July 7th, 2015 Brian Jackson