Google’s ‘Android for Work’ seeks to give world’s most popular mobile OS more professional image

If you bring your Android smartphone to work, only to receive the ire of your IT department because it's hard to manage and opens up any number of security vulnerabilities, then you might

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Kindle Unlimited adds ebooks to all-you-can-eat digital buffet in Canada

Amazon Inc. launched its Kindle Unlimited service in Canada on Thursday, adding e-books to the forms of digital content that Canadians can subscribe to access in unlimited amounts. Kindle Unlimited allows customers using

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Adware found in Google Play store app that has been downloaded millions of times

If you’re an Android user, and you’re going to download games from the Google Play store, make sure they’re not Durak, a card game, this IQ test game, or this Russian history trivia

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So

Google Play store surpasses Apple App Store for number of apps, developers

For the first year ever, the Google Play store for Android has surpassed Apple’s iOS App Store in the number of new apps available, launching more than 1.4 million apps compared to Apple’s

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Candice So

Hackers piggybacking off legitimate apps to install mobile malware

If you were desperate for another round of Flappy Bird and downloaded a clone of it, once the game’s creator took the original down, you may have downloaded malware as well, according to

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Candice So

Hackers can now log your keystrokes from your touchscreens

Hackers now have yet another way to trace your keystrokes – but it’s not the physical keyboard with its sturdy, plastic keys that they’re now after. A researcher at Trustwave Holdings Inc. has

Published on: January 20th, 2014 Candice So

DDoS attacks now coming from mobile apps, Prolexic report says

Hackers are now using mobile apps to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against enterprise clients, according to a new report from Prolexic Technologies Inc., a security solutions provider focused on protecting

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Candice So

Essential apps for the new Android user – Part 2

Just before the holidays, we launched Mind the App, a new video series created by Andrew Love, our video production specialist. The series will highlight the best of what app stores everywhere have

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Essential apps for the new Android user – Part 1

Just before the holidays, we launched Mind the App, a new video series created by Andrew Love, our video production specialist. The series will highlight the best of what app stores everywhere have to

Published on: January 2nd, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Tim Hortons double doubles down on mobile payments

The next time you grab that double-double at your neighbourhood Tim Hortons, you might not have to bring your wallet – your smartphone could be all you need to pay for your caffeine

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

HP rolls out version 3.0 of ink and toner buying app

BOISE - Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is launching an updated version of its SureSupply app, a free app for mobile devices allowing customers to order ink and toner on the go. While the app

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

SwiftKey releases update for Android device keyboards

SwiftKey, a keyboard app built for Android devices, has now launched a new version in the Google Play store, allowing users to resize and move their keyboards anywhere on a device, giving them

Published on: November 6th, 2013 Candice So

In-app purchases the future of mobile app revenue, Gartner says

Mobile device users will download 63 per cent more apps in 2013 compared to 2012, say analysts from research firm Gartner Inc., with mobile app stores reaping the benefits. By the end of

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Candice So

Android tablets become more useful thanks to Blogger and Cloud Print

There's certainly no shortage of options on the market when it comes to Android tablets. Thanks to the wide range of prices available and easy-to-carry form factors that can include a full-sized keyboard,

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson