How Microsoft’s Cortana will make you a better brother

SAN FRANCISCO - We got a first look at Microsoft Corp.'s mobile digital assistant Cortana at its Build conference on Wednesday. Cortana, the name plucked from videogame franchise Halo in which an artificial

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian availability unknown for new Nokia Lumia devices

SAN FRANCISCO -- There’s lots to say about Nokia’s latest smartphone, the Lumia 930. It has a 5-in. screen, can be charged wirelessly, has a 20 MP camera, will ship with Windows Phone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Delta Airlines creates in-flight POS with Nokia Lumia, Microsoft Dynamics

ATLANTA - Delta Airlines is already using Surface 2 tablets in the cockpit and Nokia Lumia devices in the cabin, but will soon upgrade to the Lumia 1520 across its workforce of flight

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Nokia X phones a mix of Android, Windows, and its own services

Nokia Corp. unveiled three new smartphones under the Nokia X brand today - and their operating system is an interesting mix of Android and Windows. Available in a dizzying array of colours, the

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

3 tech predictions for 2014

Midway through the second decade of this new millennium and  the world is starting to feel like the futuristic landscape that sci-fi writers used to fantasize about. The world's knowledge is at our

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top 6 videos on ITBusiness.ca for 2013

We have a lot of fun making videos here at ITBusiness.ca - we get our hands on the latest tech toys, we debate the merits of smartphone features, and we even travel through

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

Nokia’s Lumia 1020 Windows smartphone has a 41 megapixel camera

Do you really need a smartphone with a 42 megapixel camera? Nokia thinks you do, and is bringing you just that in its new Lumia 1020 smartphone. A Canadian launch date hasn’t yet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft acquires Nokia devices and services division for $5.3 billion

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia were already close, but now they're going through with the ceremony and entering a full-fledged union. Microsoft will acquire the Devices & Services division of Finnish smartphone maker Nokia

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook and co. bringing Internet to developing world

Facebook Inc. founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the Internet to 5 billion new users around the world. While about 2.7 billion people have access to the Internet, about two-thirds of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2013 Candice So

Nokia launches the Lumia 1020, armed with 41 MP camera

To much fanfare but almost no surprise, Nokia Corp. unveiled its newest camera-focused phone today (or is that it a phone-focused camera?) Meet the Lumia 1020, a phone loaded with a 41-megapixel camera

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2013 Candice So


3D printing mobile accessories a future cottage industry

If you have an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy phone, then there’s no shortage of cases to protect your device available on the market. But if you have a smartphone that’s not quite

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows Phone 8 launches with Rogers as preferred carrier

Microsoft Corp. weathered the east-coast storm and launched Windows Phone 8 from San Francisco, introducing its mobile OS as highly-personalized devices that plays along with Microsoft's other products. Microsoft has its work cut

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Burnaby R&D centre to be shut as Nokia announces 10,000 global layoffs

A research and development centre in Burnaby, B.C. is among the locations on the chopping block in a round of layoffs announced by Nokia today.Nokia said it plans to cut up to 10,000positions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2012 John Ribeiro