CMOs divided on how to use mobile, report says

Marketers have known for a while their customers are on mobile devices, and that mobile is a great way to reach them wherever they are. But not all mobile marketing strategies are created

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

Double your Android battery life for the cost of a cup of coffee

If smartphones dressed up for Halloween, they’d have an easy time getting a scare out of their owners - going as a phone with a totally depleted battery. Coping with smartphone battery levels

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

In building apps, ‘you have to care,’ Tumblr developer says

For Kevin Grant, app design is a balancing act between following the rules at times – and at others, breaking them in the name of experimentation. Grant, who works in Tumblr in New

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry’s BBM update includes timed messages and retraction

BlackBerry has just announced the latest update of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which promises to give users more control over their privacy. On Friday, BlackBerry unveiled a slew of new features with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

How a Google X engineer thinks about problem-solving

Developers are known for their ability to solve the problems plaguing their code. But maybe, they should look to solve bigger problems beyond their computer screens, too. At least, that’s the philosophy of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

‘Phygital retailing’ with Canadian Tire’s Rex Lee

Canadian Tire just launched the digital version of its famous money, but the physical bills that have been around since 1958 are sticking around too. According to Rex Lee, the vice president of

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

Canadian Tire money enters era of mobile payments

OTTAWA -- You know the digital era has fully arrived when even Sandy McTire, the Scottish icon that's appeared on Canadian Tire's paper money since 1961, is adopting mobile payments. On Tuesday, Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Why developers may like Android TV more than Google TV

When Google announced Android TV at its I/O conference earlier this summer, Tejas Lagvankar was skeptical. The software engineer, who works at Yahoo! Inc. in San Francisco, has been developing apps for Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So

How to break into containerized Android apps

Chris John Riley can break into your phone. Well, that’s if you are running older versions of Box, LastPass, SpiderOak, Good for Enterprise, on Android. And Riley can do it all within less

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So


How this gamification app makes work fun

Keeping employees satisfied with their work can be tough – so instead of asking them to grind through their tasks, why not make work more enjoyable with a little healthy competition? At least,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 15th, 2014 Candice So

Millennial sales pros driving ‘bring your own app’ trend

It wasn’t too long ago that companies were grappling with the reality of bring your own device (BYOD), and while not everyone has come to terms with that trend, we now have yet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Tibor Shanto

GuestDriven lands big deal to roll out ‘mobile concierge’ app

If you've ever checked out of your hotel using the in-room television and wondered why you couldn't do the same from your smartphone, Montreal-based GuestDriven has an app you'll want to download. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Privacy Commissioner unearths apps demanding too many permissions

After doing a mobile apps "sweep," the office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found a lot of consumer apps are asking for unnecessary permissions without explaining why – and that’s a

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