Chinese firms make prominent bid for western smartphone market at CES

They might be giants in China, but neither ZTE Corp. nor Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. are household names in Canada, despite ZTE being North America's fourth-largest smartphone maker (behind Samsung, Apple and LG)

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Acer unveils sub-$200 Chromebook 11 at CES

Continuing a trend of Chromebooks being the portable computer of choice for the budget-conscious consumer, Acer recently announced its cheapest model yet, an updated version of the Chromebook 11 that will retail for

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What the consolidation of mobile app developers means for your business

New York City-based venture capitalist Fred Wilson recently posted an observation on his blog that should fascinate any marketer with even a passing interest in reaching mobile users: None of the top 25

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top business smartphones for 2015: Google Nexus 5X

Since 2010’s Nexus One, every year Google has released a selection of Nexus devices, both smartphones and tablets, designed to showcase the latest version of Android and its purest vision for the platform.

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Alex Davies

Top business smartphones for 2015: Motorola Moto X Play

Last year we looked at the Motorola Moto X, and although it was not part of our 2014 top 10 business smartphones, we were still impressed enough to write about it. However, there

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Alex Davies

Top 5 most popular blogs of 2015

We've all been there before. Something new catches your eye: a new smartphone, a new program, perhaps a new company. But what motivates us to shift our focus? The desire to learn and grow

Published on: December 22nd, 2015 Alex Down

Just how trendy is The Force Awakens on social media, anyway?

It's a pretty safe bet to assume that many Canadians (this writer included) are looking forward to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend, especially with reviews now indicating the

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Top 10 business smartphones of 2015

Published on: December 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Top business smartphones for 2015: Sony Xperia Z5

Sony Corp. is one of the original Android OEMs, and it released its first Google-powered phone in 2008. Although it's not seen as much success as companies like Samsung in North America, for

Published on: December 17th, 2015 Alex Davies

5 tech brand tie-ins to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

Published on: December 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Blackberry Priv, Nexus 6P topped Canada’s Google tech searches in 2015

When it comes to technology it would appear that Canadians are attached to their BlackBerrys, as the Waterloo-based company's latest Priv model was the tech-related search entered the most into Google.ca in 2015,

Published on: December 16th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

YouTube reveals the 10 videos Canadians watched most in 2015

The world's largest repository of cat videos has released its annual top 10 list, with YouTube dividing its viewing statistics for 2015 both by country and by type (though regrettably, none of this

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

How Google is rewarding businesses who switch to Google Apps

Google has always taken a proactive approach to competition. But with Google's latest announcement, it is clear the company will even do the nearly unthinkable to keep its competitive advantage - pay customers

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Robert Cordray

First Look at Google’s Pixel C tablet

Surprise, Google's Pixel C tablet is here! And just in time for Christmas. But this isn't a tablet for the kids. No, this is going to be waiting under the tree for Mom

Published on: December 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson