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: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft’s Windows Phones has always marched to the beat of its own drum. The first version of this OS, Windows Phone 7, launched in 2010 and took a completely different approach to the

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 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

From Big Pink to big data:  How crunching numbers helps the music industry

The Loser Now Bob Dylan said that the times were a-changin’ in the mid-1960’s.  Truer today than he, or anyone could have imagined, the world of the musician is in a state of

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Why I’m looking forward to the Surface Pro 4

I’m impatiently waiting for the Surface Pro 4 to arrive. While Microsoft Corp. has not made any official announcements, the rumour mill is consolidating around an October launch. I practice information technology and

Published on: August 17th, 2015 David Canton

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

Tablet users are set to grow to more than 1 billion in 2015, but that number is due for a slowdown: eMarketer

This year, the number of tablet users is set to grow to more than one billion – that’s more than twice as many users as this time three years ago, and almost 15

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So