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

CRTC issues wireless code that caps roaming charges, cancellation fees

Editor's note: Updated with comments from Rogers Communications at 2:37 PM ET. After hearing from the public in an online consultation last year and a public hearing in February, the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission

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

Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews describe great performance in a cheap plastic wrapper

Before its launch there was a lot of hype generated about the Samsung Galaxy S4. But does this phone really live up to the expectations? The reviews are out and so is the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 17th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

SAP targets sports entertainment vertical, San Francisco 49ers a customer

SAP AG announced a new software solutions package for a new business vertical today, alongside oil & gas and healthcare, with a unique small business customer to show it off at its Orlando-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Q10 [Blue Jays edition]

Good news BlackBerry purists - the keyboard is back. Place it next to the 2011 BlackBerry Bold and it looks similar. It'ss about the same size. It has a very similar keyboard. But

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

Kytetime gives parents access control over teens’ smartphone

Guest post from Angela Serednicki A recent study from Harvard University has found that 78 per cent of all American teenagers now own smartphones, and one in four of them use it as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Lauren Clegg