Top business smartphones of 2016: Moto G4 Plus review

Even though Lenovo now owns the company instead of Google, for some years Motorola’s Moto series of smartphones have been the closest you can get to a stock Android device without going with

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Alex Davies

Top business smartphones of 2016: LG G5 review

Last year we included the LG G4 as one our 2015 Top Business Smartphones, and were impressed with its camera and the fact that LG resisted the trend of non-removable batteries and no

Published on: May 30th, 2016 Alex Davies

Top business smartphones for 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 review

Last year when we looked at Samsung’s 2015 flagship phone, the Galaxy S6, we called it a “smartphone magnum opus.” After years of making good, but not great, phones, Samsung stepped up to

Published on: May 9th, 2016 Alex Davies

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 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

Top business smartphones for 2015: LG G4

Over the years, LG has produced smartphones that have come close to competing with the best devices the big two (Samsung and Apple) have to offer but there’s always been something that prevents

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Alex Davies

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

Case study: L’Oreal Canada gives its enterprise sales solution a makeover

IT adoption can get ugly at times, even when you’re in the beauty business. Just ask Nadir Belarbi. As CIO of L’Oreal Canada, he runs the top selling cosmetics company in this country.

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Christine Wong

Brands and U2 take to Periscope (and Meerkat) to reach fans and customers

Earlier this year we were introduced to livestreaming apps Meerkat and then Twitter-owned Periscope. While Meerkat grew out of the popular South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Periscope launched as the more

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Karim Kanji

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

Programmatic Advertising: where technology and marketing converge

What is programmatic advertising? It’s a simple enough topic, that covers applied complex technology practices in the marketing industry. The term “programmatic” means ad exchange, like an adapted version of the stock exchange,

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Tamer Marzouk

The Galaxy S6 is Samsung’s smartphone magnum opus

When we reviewed the Samsung Galaxy S5 last year, we thought it was a very good smartphone for business users. However, its design was a little lacklustre, unadventurous you might say, and not

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Alex Davies