Top business smartphones of 2015: Google Nexus 6P

Android is the most popular OS globally and notably, unlike iOS and Windows Phone, is an open platform. This has led to myriad versions of Android with different UI’s and UX’s that vary

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Alex Davies

Top business smartphones of 2015: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung's Note smartphones practically invented the phablet category and last year's model, the Note 4, was a culmination of all its big-screen device innovations and was one of our favourite devices of 2014,

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Alex Davies

Consumers declare Facebook winner of ad relevancy wars: Report

When marketers are deciding where to direct their online advertising spend, delivering ads to users that will find them relevant is a key consideration. And a new report from Adobe claims a clear

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Google offers free apps to counter Office 365 popularity

Google has begun a new Canadian push for its business-focused applications, offering free access to businesses north of the border. The cloud giant is giving Canadian businesses a free offer to try Google

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

All Hands on Tech: Google OnHub

By now you’ve probably heard about Google’s OnHub router. You know, the WiFi hub that’s easy to set up and you’re supposed to display in your home like a nice vase. We wanted

Published on: October 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Security, privacy remain main barriers to SMB cloud adoption: survey

The cloud could enable attention-starved SMBs to get the same level of IT service enjoyed by larger companies, according to a survey released last week by telecommunications firm Primus. The company interviewed 300

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

YouTube Shopping ads turn videos into virtual storefronts

In an effort to make video sharing site YouTube more shoppable, the Google-owned giant is premiering a new way for ecommerce brands to convert browsers into buyers more quickly. YouTube Shopping ads, the

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Google can match ad campaigns directly to your past customers

Search and web advertising giant Google Inc. is using the wealth of information that users share with the company to offer several new services that will make it even easier for marketers to

Published on: September 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Banks can’t do mobile payments on their own: CenturyLink

As Silicon Valley-based competitors including Apple, Google, and Samsung are looking to bully them out of the mobile payments business, many Canadian banking executives are looking for help in standing up to these

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson

CASL not cutting it? Block sender and unsubscribe in Gmail

If you've ever felt a victim of your own email inbox, watching helplessly as it spirals out of control and spammers heap on message after message, Google wants you to know that hope

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

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

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

New Dell Chromebook targets premium users


Published on: August 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian Tire adds digital notes to its bricks-and-mortar playlist

At a time when many retailers are downsizing stores or going completely virtual, Canadian Tire is trying to weave some digital reinforcement into the foundations of its physical stores without shutting them down.

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Christine Wong