How Hointer brings e-commerce into physical stores

Last week, we had a chance to tour the Retail Collective, a set of startups and technologies for retailers looking to lure consumers back to physical stores, instead of losing sales to e-commerce

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

Hointer bringing ‘efficiency of the digital world to the physical world’

Two years ago, Nadia Shouraboura was out shopping with her teenage daughter when they spotted a QR code in a store. Shouraboura recalled how her daughter pulled out her cellphone, raising it to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2014 Candice So

Hands on with HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476 Series

Printing used to be so easy. Pull up a document on your PC, hit control-"P" and you're done. But these days printing isn't so clear cut. Sometimes the document you want to print

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

CIBC and Telus roll out mobile payments app

About a year and a half after CIBC first announced it was launching a mobile payments app with Rogers Communications Inc., the bank is now doing the same thing for Telus Mobility customers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Candice So

Xerox, Samsung and HP big winners for document imaging in 2014

Buyers Laboratory LLC has named its top picks for 2014’s document image solutions of the year, recognizing the top vendors in hardware and software. Buyers Lab, which has been reviewing products for buyers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2014 Candice So

Tim Hortons double doubles down on mobile payments

The next time you grab that double-double at your neighbourhood Tim Hortons, you might not have to bring your wallet – your smartphone could be all you need to pay for your caffeine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

HP turns to mobile and digitization to bring back a printing spark

BOISE – Despite the hype around the paperless office, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) feels printers aren’t going away any time soon – and it’s counting on mobile to try to keep its products relevant.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

Rogers and MasterCard partner on NFC-enabled mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. announced it will offer a mobile wallet branded "suretap" that allows customers with NFC-enabled smartphones to access a virtual prepaid MasterCard and other gift cards to complete transactions at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers hoping to see mobile commerce everywhere in 2014 and beyond

Next year and beyond, mobile commerce may soon become the preferred way to do transactions. At least, that’s the hope for David Robinson, vice-president of emerging technologies at Rogers Communications Inc. On Thursday,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Ingenico brings more mobile payment options to Canadian retailers

Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Top features to try in Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview

Windows 8 Enterprise users can now download a preview version of the first major update for Microsoft Corp.'s touch screen-friendly user interface. The general availability for the patch is expected in October. Aside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadians taking payments mobile, but slow to embrace contactless

In Canada, cash will not be king much longer. A new report from research firm Technology Strategies International paints an interesting picture of the shifting payment landscape in Canada. According to the firm’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Smartphones more important than wallets for 40%

    What would you rather give up, your wallet or your smartphone? That's the question that Ipsos Global @dvisor asked in its latest poll. Turns out that as many as 40 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

HP unveils EliteOne, EliteDesk Windows 8 desktops

HP is bringing touch to business as it unveils its latest commercial desktops to market. HP’s EliteOne and EliteDesk 800 series are desktop PCs that are designed for the needs of businesses today.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2013 Eric Floresca