Apple announces record App Store revenues as it hikes Canadian prices

Editor's note - story updated Jan. 9 at 9:00 AM ET Apple Inc. has started billing its Canadian customers more than American customers to download apps as it comes off a record-breaking year

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

A CIO at CES: the Weird and the Wonderful

Greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that opened today to 160,000 attendees, 3500 vendors and 6000 media. Let me state at the start of this blog, I like technology gadgets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Pebble gives Timex Move x20 a lickin’ in smart watch comparison

As a Pebble watch user, I'm appreciative of watches that do more than show the time and date. The Pebble alerts me to incoming phone calls and text messages from my iPhone. It

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 2nd, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

2015 predictions: The future of Canadian retail

In 2015, the face of retail in Canada will drastically change into showroom style boutiques and branded ecosystems - creating new opportunities for brands, distributors and retailers to engage consumers in-person and virtually

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

Samsung losing some market share in Q3, thanks to Chinese smartphone makers: Gartner

Even as the number of Android users seem to be surging ahead of those using Apple iOS, Samsung may be losing some of its ground in smartphone sales to up-and-coming Chinese handset makers,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 15th, 2014 Candice So

Apple and IBM launch 10 apps for the enterprise

Apple Inc. and IBM Corp. have launched the first 10 apps born from a partnership announced this summer, unveiling enterprise-grade apps for businesses in finance, retail, air travel, telecommunications, and so on. Dubbed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2014 Candice So


2015 Predictions: Apple Pay will stay out of Canada

Apple Inc. and its CEO Tim Cook made a splash this year when announcing Apple Pay at one of its well-watched keynote events that also debuted the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Here’s a new virtual reality device – but this one isn’t for gaming

Nov. 24, 9:47 a.m. EST: This story has been updated to reflect Cordon Media's decision to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo instead of Kickstarter.  Milan Baic taps and swipes through the air,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Candice So

How to use Apple Pay in Canada

Updated Oct. 24, 9:47 a.m.: Updated to add that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users need to set their region to the U.S. to use Apple Pay in Canada. The update also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 smartphones for business: Apple iPhone 6 – Part 1

Editor's note: This review is part of our series on the top 10 smartphones released this year. The series was designed to explore how business users can be productive with these devices, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2014 Alex Davies

This week – Google’s Nexus 9 and Apple’s lighter iPad, new Macs

It's going to be busy times for both Google and Apple this week. Ahead of the holidays, tomorrow Google is expected to launch its latest tablet, the Nexus 9. The tablet should be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

Tech titans tell Gartner symposium: be a ‘digital humanist’

We started the day with a keynote from Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corp. and we finished the day with the inventor of the Apple II - Steve Wozniak. A lot happened in between. Nadella

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Jim Love

Quetzal offers iPad-based POS for clothing boutique shops

When Toronto children's clothing store Whistle Kids set up shop a year ago it was considering a point of sales (POS) system that its much larger competitors use, figuring it would need that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson