BlackBerry unveils new Z30 smartphone

BlackBerry Ltd. has launched its newest flagship smartphone today, calling it the company’s “biggest, fastest, and most advanced.” Branded as the Z30, the phone runs BlackBerry’s operating system (OS), BlackBerry 10 version 10.2.

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

SAP jumps on iOS 7 bandwagon with support for new business features

When the iPhone 5S and 5C models hit store shelves Sept. 20, they will be the first two smartphones to debut Apple's iOS 7 operating system, the most radical makeover of the mobile

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

‘Showrooming’ can be defeated by bricks-and-mortar retailers: report

As more than half of Canadians now carry around a smartphone in their pocket, many retailers have bemoaned the accompanying trend of "showrooming" - or checking out merchandise in a physical store, only

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

Can we finally stop harping on Apple?

You could practically hear the yawning as Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage during Tuesday’s iPhone 5S/5C and iOS7 event, a collectively ordinary response to another ordinary product launch in an ongoing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2013 Carmi Levy

Webcast Replay: Samsung launches Galaxy Gear, Galaxy Note 3, new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Electronics Co. didn't disappoint and launched its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, in addition to the Galaxy Note 3 and a new Galaxy Note 10.1 from Berlin today. Here's what we learned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Next Android version dubbed Kitkat in brand marketing move

Google is known for naming each major version release of its mobile Android operating system after a dessert, but the next release will be the first one to be named after a specific

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

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

Canadians less affected by social media ads than rest of world

Facebook's stock price soared after its late July earnings call in which it beat Wall Street expectations and showing that mobile advertising was making a profit. After years of the industry struggling with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry would be 25th most valuable private firm

Reuters reports this morning that BlackBerry is considering following Dell Inc.'s lead in pulling out of public markets and taking its technology company private, in a story based on anonymous sources. Part of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Low-cost BlackBerry Q5 available in Canada August 13

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry announced its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the Q5 will be launching in Canada Aug. 13 with multiple carriers nationwide. First revealed at BlackBerry Live in May by CEO Thorsten Heins,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Three features of the Samsung Galaxy S4

So you've opened up the box, you've turned on the phone - and it's light in your hand and beautiful to look at. You can thank the five-inch, full HD display and the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry misses forecasts on critical Q1 earnings report

BlackBerry's second quarter of financial results since launching its new BlackBerry 10-based smartphones onto the world market has come to a close, and results are missing some analysts' expectations. The company said Friday

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

Influitive launches ‘Maven’ mobile app for brand influencers

Got a few seconds to kill? If you've got six, then it's enough time to Vine. If you have the luxury of 15 seconds to yourself, then you can make an Instagram video.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Responsive design: 3 tips for creating a one-size-fits-all Web site

When insurance company Sun Life Financial Inc. noticed the number of people visiting its site by smartphone or tablet had tripled within a year, it realized it was time to start taking the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2013 Candice So