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

iPhone 6 upsides and downsides for business

While iPhone 6 pre-orders are already backlogged and lineups at Apple stores are sure to be long for the retail launch on Friday, some keen on having the latest will be sporting Apple's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Former Cisco engineers launching alternative video conferencing for SMBs

Zoom is launching a new collaboration and online meeting product called Zoom Presence, allowing users to start video conferencing from almost any device. Essentially, its creators consider it a better product than Cisco

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe revamps the Creative Cloud

Adobe Systems Inc. has launched a slew of new updates to its Creative Cloud on Wednesday, including two new apps, new hardware, and some new pricing. Adobe is now launching 14 updated versions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2014 Candice So


Apple’s WWDC keynote: What marketers should watch for

Apple Inc.'s annual gathering of thousands of developers in San Francisco for its Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) is also one of the most-watched and most-talked about events and the tech events calendar. Apple,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

PowWow gives businesses mobile-ready and collaborative desktop apps

For organizations with employees working on the go, they often have a challenge in front of them – making their desktop applications available to their employees-turned-road warriors, especially as many of them are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Candice So

iBeacon: Apple’s stealth technology nears breakthrough in location-based marketing area

When Apple Inc. launches something, it's not usually a quiet affair. A typical launch-day event for a new iPhone, iPad, or MacBook will see San Francisco's Yuerba Buena Gardens packed with media live

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Quini turns wine drinker reactions into real-time data source

When you first approach Quini's wine rating Web app or iOS app, its presentation has the appearance of a consumer-facing app. But linger in the app's more subtle depths, and it finishes with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

NComputing oneSpace delivers Windows apps to iPads, Android tablets

Santa Clara. Calif.-based NComputing Inc. announced a new product this week aimed at small and mid-sized businesses that will deliver virtualized Windows applications without the desktop. Unveiled Feb. 25, oneSpace is described as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson


Canon launches new app bridging mobile and scanning

Canon Canada Inc. has rolled out a new mobile app, giving users the ability to scan a printer job directly into their iPhones and iPads. Available only for Apple iOS for now, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Candice So

Datawind brings sub-$40 Android tablet to Canada

The Mississauga, Ont.-based tablet manufacturer known for bringing ultra-low cost tablets to India are now launching mobile devices to the Canadian market starting at $37.99, it announced this morning. The UbiSlate tablets have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

FileMaker Pro 13 has a handy Web browser version, ramped up mobile features

FileMaker Inc. is rolling out a new version of its database software today– and this time, users will be able to access it directly from the Web. An Apple Inc. subsidiary, FileMaker creates

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Candice So