Affordable smartphones drive phone sales in Q3

In the third quarter of 2015, consumers bought 353 million smartphones worldwide - a 15.5 percent growth over the same period in 2014. According to Gartner’s latest report on mobile phone sales, this growth was

Published on: November 19th, 2015 David Hamilton

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

Apple’s El Capitan problems make Windows 10 look even better

I switched to Mac because it was fast, ran all the software I wanted and it was damned reliable. Yes, at one time I loved to be "under the hood" pushing the boundaries

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Jim Love

What you may have missed about Steve Jobs

ORLANDO -- Ed Catmull, head of Pixar Animation, took a few minutes in an on-stage appearance at the Gartner Symposium to speak about “what people missed about Steve Jobs.” Catmull should know –

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Jim Love

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