Switching from iPad to ‘more productive’ Windows 8 tablet has its ups and downs

OK, I caved. I finally bought a Toshiba tablet running Windows 8. I'm a long time iPad user and resisted buying a different tablet. What finally convinced me is the ability to connect a

Published on: April 7th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The Apple outage: What you need to know

Apple is having issues today with many of its cloud services including the App Store, iTunes Store, Mac App Store and iCloud. If you're an Apple user, you've probably realized this already. I

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Mat Pancha

The one advantage Apple Watch has that Pebble, FitBit and Samsung don’t

For all its marketing savvy, its flair and hipster appeal, the Apple Watch may succeed for an entirely different reason. The company unveiled today new details of its first smartwatch offering, one that

Published on: March 10th, 2015 Dave Yin


Microsoft offers free preview of the Retina-friendly Office 2016 for Mac

Apple users are about to get some of the new features and functionality on their Mac that PC users have been enjoying in Microsoft’s Office 365 office productivity suite – plus a few

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple is new King of the smartphone castle; bumps Samsung to No. 2

After three years of shipping the most smartphones on Planet Earth, Samsung Electronics has been dethroned – Apple is the new King of the Smartphones – and your pocket. The smartphone market had

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Samsung acquisition takes aim at Apple Pay

The smartphone battle between Samsung and Apple has been heating-up the handset market, and it looks like the next skirmish in the ongoing conflict may be fought around mobile payments. With an eye

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Smug Apple may lose customer experience crown to hungry Microsoft

While Apple Inc. revolutionized how we buy and consume technology in large part by focusing on the customer experience, like any successful innovator it runs the risk of stagnation and complacency if it’s not

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Neptune Duo smart watch

Simon Tian was still a student in Quebec when he started taking pre-orders for a computer you could wear on your wrist. It wasn’t until he saw the demand spiking that he decided

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Look to Apple and PayPal to battle for mobile wallet supremacy: Forrester

If you're a marketer that's looking to put your money down on a mobile wallet platform that's most likely to succeed, Apple and PayPal are the best bets you can make for the

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Brian Jackson

With 93% of mobile profits, Apple set to dominate by 2018: Canaccord Genuity

Apple picked up 93 per cent of all of the industry's profits in the mobile space in Q4 of 2014, according to an analyst - and in three years, it'll probably hit 650

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Candice So

As demand for mobile data rockets upward, service providers and developers need to adjust: Gartner

It’s no surprise more of us are turning to our smartphones and tablets for work and play, especially when we use those devices to check our email, watch videos online, and check up

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

Apple nearly ties Samsung in global smartphone rankings

Strong sales through the holiday period helped push Apple into a near tie with Samsung as global smartphone shipments reached new record levels for the fourth quarter and 2014 overall. According to research

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple top list of Canada’s most influential brands of 2014

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and YouTube – these brands all have something in common, and it’s more than all being luminaries of the tech industry. These were the most influential brands in Canada

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Candice So