3 secrets Jeff Hagins didn’t tell you about Smartthings

When Jeff Hagins told the Smartthings story he left out a few things. It's understandable. Hagins tells the story of what they do far more than he explains how they did it. He's

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Geoff Foulds


Apple is new King of the smartphone castle; bumps Samsung to No. 2

After three years of shipping the most smartphones on Planet Earth, Samsung Electronics has been dethroned – Apple is the new King of the Smartphones – and your pocket. The smartphone market had

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Visa bulks up for mobile payments battle by acquiring promotions company TrialPay

Payments technology company Visa Inc. is looking to help its merchant customers connect with more consumers and drive greater loyalty with the acquisition of TrialPay. A privately held company based in Mountain View,

Published on: March 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

MWC: Samsung unpacks Galaxy S6 & S6 edge smartphones, mobile payments

The smartphone galaxy got a little larger on Sunday as Samsung Electronics launched its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones, and unveiled a new mobile payments solution, Samsung Pay. The Galaxy

Published on: March 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Printable electronics: How Canada could make packaging that interacts with your smartphone

When making the packaging that contains drugs that people rely on for their health, James Lee, the director of technology and innovation at Jones Packaging, always has safety at the top of his

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Samsung acquisition takes aim at Apple Pay

The smartphone battle between Samsung and Apple has been heating-up the handset market, and it looks like the next skirmish in the ongoing conflict may be fought around mobile payments. With an eye

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

NSA behind ‘Equation group’ malware that infects hard drive firmware

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is likely behind a first-of-a-kind hack that is seeing spyware embedded onto the firmware of hard drives from major manufacturers, according to a report released by security

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Neptune Duo smart watch

Simon Tian was still a student in Quebec when he started taking pre-orders for a computer you could wear on your wrist. It wasn’t until he saw the demand spiking that he decided

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

With 93% of mobile profits, Apple set to dominate by 2018: Canaccord Genuity

Apple picked up 93 per cent of all of the industry's profits in the mobile space in Q4 of 2014, according to an analyst - and in three years, it'll probably hit 650

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Candice So

Samsung SmartTV voice commands could present an intrusion into user privacy

In George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, protagonist Winston Smith lives in fear of his telescreen. Situated along a wall of his room, it can constantly see and hear what he's doing, essentially regulating even

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Candice So

Apple nearly ties Samsung in global smartphone rankings

Strong sales through the holiday period helped push Apple into a near tie with Samsung as global smartphone shipments reached new record levels for the fourth quarter and 2014 overall. According to research

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras


Samsung Galaxy Alpha packs premium features into smaller, metal package

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: December 22nd, 2014 Alex Davies