AppDirect extends cloud marketplace to ISVs

The app store that powers the app stores of some of the largest business-to-business cloud software portals in the world is opening up its product to give other vendors the ability to sell

Published on: August 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

How does the new Asus Zenpad hold up to the iPad and Galaxy Tab?

A new flagship-calibre tablet hit the market today as Asustek Computer Inc. (Asus) announced the release of its new ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA device in Canada and other markets. The new ZenPad is

Published on: August 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson


Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S2 thinner, lighter than Apple’s iPad Air 2

With the tablet market slowing and vendors competing harder for tablet sales, Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Corp. is tweaking the size on its new flagship tablet to take it head-to-head with Apple’s iPad

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Samsung pulls away from Apple in smartphone sales

While Apple challenged Samsung for its position as king of the global smartphone castle in the last quarter, the latest numbers show that Samsung once again comfortably rules the roost. According to IDC

Published on: May 7th, 2015 Jeff Jedras


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

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Alex Davies

BlackBerry is back in the tablet business, and it brought friends

The BlackBerry Playbook didn’t last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

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