Top business smartphones of 2015: Google Nexus 6P

Android is the most popular OS globally and notably, unlike iOS and Windows Phone, is an open platform. This has led to myriad versions of Android with different UI’s and UX’s that vary

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Alex Davies

Top business smartphones of 2015: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung's Note smartphones practically invented the phablet category and last year's model, the Note 4, was a culmination of all its big-screen device innovations and was one of our favourite devices of 2014,

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Alex Davies

North America’s fourth-ranked smartphone maker is probably not who you think it is

You'd be forgiven for not knowing much about ZTE Corporation. The multinational telecom equipment manufacturer, based in Shenzhen, China, or the country's own Silicon Valley (the birthplace of fellow Chinese phone maker Huawei), has

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canadian business owners more ‘app-happy’ than Americans: survey

Canadian small business owners are using more software, spending more on software, and are more mobile than their American counterparts, according to a new survey from Intuit Canada. Canadian small businesses owners are

Published on: August 28th, 2015 Brian Jackson

From Big Pink to big data:  How crunching numbers helps the music industry

The Loser Now Bob Dylan said that the times were a-changin’ in the mid-1960’s.  Truer today than he, or anyone could have imagined, the world of the musician is in a state of

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments but Huawei dominates growth

Preliminary data on smartphone shipments from International Data Corp. (IDC) shows the second quarter of 2015 saw the second highest shipment total for a single quarter ever, and while it’s the usual suspects

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Riding on MasterCard’s mobile innovations truck

It might be a hot summer day in Toronto, but this is no ice cream truck. No, it’s a demo zone for MasterCard’s latest technology. And much like the payments processor’s business strategy,

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Classic now comes in Cobalt Blue

Just in time for the U.S. Independence Day holiday, BlackBerry has complemented its red and white smartphones with a new BlackBerry Classic that comes in Cobalt Blue. The Classic is BlackBerry's throwback model

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Buffering: Getting everything in sync

Buffering… is an editorial cartoon series by Charlie Teljeur that will be bringing to you on a regular basis in the weeks ahead. We want to know what you think – like it?

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Charlie Teljeur

Buffering: That’s why it’s called a smartphone

Buffering… is an editorial cartoon series by Charlie Teljeur that will be bringing to you on a regular basis in the weeks ahead. We want to know what you think – like it?

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Charlie Teljeur

CMO Digital: The growing reach of online video

In episode #16 of CMO Digital, Jim is fretting that his audience will be watching the show in a number of different formats, across a variety of devices. Good thing Fawn is here

Published on: May 7th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

How the Cheesecake Factory trains its staff with ‘bite-sized learning’

At the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando last month, I heard many of the vendors and speakers talk about bite-sized learning. What is it? Just as its name implies, it consists of learning

Published on: April 15th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Canadian smartphone use on the rise, but apps in decline: report

Everyone has a smartphone. I mean, if my mother has a smartphone then everyone must have a smartphone. Or so I thought. Year-over-year smartphone penetration has increased 24 per cent! Last month Catalyst

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Karim Kanji