Canadians wield smartphones in hunt for best Cyber-Monday deals

With the American Thanksgiving coming up Nov. 27, the accompanying consumer frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber-Monday are poised to kick off the holiday shopping season - and more shoppers than ever will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google will now show you which sites are mobile-friendly on its search results page

Good news - the next time you look something up on Google using your smartphone, you'll know exactly which sites will look good on your screen, versus the sites that will force you

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 business smartphones: Nokia Lumia 830

The new Nokia Lumia 830 is the latest Windows Phone to come to Canada and has been dubbed by Microsoft Corp. as its ‘affordable flagship.’ It is the first device to ship with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Alex Davies

Here’s a new virtual reality device – but this one isn’t for gaming

Nov. 24, 9:47 a.m. EST: This story has been updated to reflect Cordon Media's decision to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo instead of Kickstarter.  Milan Baic taps and swipes through the air,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Candice So

Canadians head toward post-PC world for content consumption

The more things change, the more they stay the same, Bryan Segal, the vice president of sales at comScore Inc. might tell you. During his presentation at Toronto's NextMedia conference, he showed statistics

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CMO Digital: Shoppers with smartphones and the CBC’s World Cup analytics

Welcome to the third episode of CMO Digital, the video podcast that seeks to save you the time it takes to stay on top of the latest online marketing news and insights every week.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Mobile devices can no longer be ignored in marketing strategy: Gartner

With North Americans spending more than two full hours per day on average looking at their smartphones, it's no surprise that marketing budgets are also going mobile - but that new investment doesn't

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Why you still need your wallet, even with Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Leaving the wallet at home and using a smartphone to pay for all of our purchases sounds like an enticing idea - well, to some of us anyway. But we still have some

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Double your Android battery life for the cost of a cup of coffee

If smartphones dressed up for Halloween, they’d have an easy time getting a scare out of their owners - going as a phone with a totally depleted battery. Coping with smartphone battery levels

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

In building apps, ‘you have to care,’ Tumblr developer says

For Kevin Grant, app design is a balancing act between following the rules at times – and at others, breaking them in the name of experimentation. Grant, who works in Tumblr in New

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry’s BBM update includes timed messages and retraction

BlackBerry has just announced the latest update of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which promises to give users more control over their privacy. On Friday, BlackBerry unveiled a slew of new features with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

Customization holds back some from rolling out Salesforce1

The journey of Salesforce.com customers to becoming fully mobile businesses might be a bit longer than anticipated, according to a survey conducted at Dreamforce by an enterprise contentment management software firm. Seismic conducted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry CEO teases BlackBerry Classic

Those who still tightly clutch their BlackBerry Bolds for its hard keyboard, shortcut keys, and trackpad will be encouraged by yesterday's blog post from BlackBerry CEO John Chen. In it, he hints at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Slyce and Neiman Marcus partner for fashion-forward visual search

Slyce Inc., a Toronto-based startup, has partnered with luxury brand Neiman Marcus to launch a new shopping app that’s being called the “Shazam of shopping.” Branding the new app as “Snap. Find. Shop.,”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So