Macs cheaper to deploy than PCs, IBM says

Apple Inc.'s products might have a reputation for being expensive, but their enterprise deployment cost is lower than PCs, according to IBM. How much lower? Between $273 and $543 USD per Mac over a four-year

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Unboxing for business: Google Pixel

Look who’s back in the smartphone hardware game. Don’t search the answer: it’s Google. And we’re not talking about another Nexus device. Google is bringing two brand new devices to market with the

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Gartner reports worldwide PC shipment decline

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

First look at Google’s new Samsung- and iPhone-killer, the Pixel

Samsung Electronics Ltd. is about to lose a big chunk of the North American smartphone market. It's difficult to reach any other conclusion after spending a few minutes with the Pixel, the new

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple partners with Deloitte to help enterprises adopt iPhones and iPads

Apple Inc. has taken another big step in its bid to frame its products as business-class devices, not just desirable consumer hardware, by forming a partnership with consulting firm Deloitte, it announced yesterday.

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Unboxing for Business: iPhone 7

Sept. 16 was iPhone 7 launch day. We’ve got the new Plus model in the office and we’re going to be unboxing it for you. And a quick look at some of the

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Think upgrading from the headphone jack to Lightning is bad? Imagine trading your security system for Morgan

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. Warning: Spoilers follow for Morgan, a low-budget thriller currently in theatres that I don't especially recommend. Try

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Leaked Apple emails a case study in how to avoid alienating female employees

Your business can be one of the most iconic and admired companies in the world and still have a toxic workplace. That's the key takeaway from a new feature by Mic tech reporter

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Square, Moneris Payd card readers work with iPhone 7

Merchants that rely on a card reader that connects with a smartphone via its headphone jack could still use their devices with the iPhone 7. Apple Inc. unveiled its latest smartphone last week,

Published on: September 13th, 2016 Brian Jackson

FileMaker offers help to businesses getting started with custom apps

FileMaker Inc. is offering small businesses a couple of new ways to get started with building custom applications with the release of a new "starter app" and an expert consultation service, the Apple

Published on: August 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Microsoft announces further retreat from mobile market, plans to lay off 2,850 staff

Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. clearly doesn't expect its fortunes in the mobile devices market to improve anytime soon, outlining plans to eliminate 2,850 more jobs from its smartphone division and fretting that developers will be

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple’s services division could be the size of a Fortune 100 company next year, Cook says

Apple Inc.'s recent shift in focus appears to be paying off, literally, with the company announcing that its services division had posted a record quarterly revenue of $6 billion USD - a 19

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood