Android Auto: New dimensions in mobile technology

Mobile technology is all around us. Once only part of phones and PDAs, it has expanded into a dizzying array of tablets, ultrabooks and hybrids, blurring the lines between devices we know and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Robert Cordray

Mobile apps now account for over half of time with digital media

We’ve heard it before, and we’ll probably hear it again – for businesses looking to reach current customers and to gain new ones, mobile is one of the most important channels they can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Candice So

E-commerce and the digital wallet: A Q&A with PayPal’s James Barrese

Born and raised in Silicon Valley, it’s not surprising James Barrese grew up to become a technology innovator. PayPal’s chief technology officer lent his skills to the U.S. army as a high-frequency communications

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

Clipless allows you to use your phone, hands-free

Every morning, I come to the office with my bag over my shoulder, a coffee in my left hand, and my phone in my right. That means I end up using my shoulder

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2014 Candice So

Responsive sites score more sales than mobile apps, report finds

Here’s a question for you – does it make more sense to build a mobile app for your business, or should you create a responsive website instead? There are arguments going both ways,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2014 Candice So

Push notifications grab 88% more app launches, study finds

It seems as though apps everywhere want a piece of your smartphone’s lock screen, blitzing users with requests to send push notifications. There’s a very valid reason for this – marketers have noticed

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

TechBlocks to build a free mobile app for one lucky business

If your business is looking to score some free mobile app services, TechBlocks Inc. has something that may help. The Vaughan, Ont.-based consulting and development agency has set up a contest that will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Candice So

UpSnap partners with Valpak for mobile ads and coupon alliance

Toronto-based marketing startup UpSnap Inc. has signed an agreement with Valpak Canada, making UpSnap a reseller of Valpak’s mobile tool measuring CPM, or the cost per thousand impressions. And on Valpak’s end, as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry moving onwards and upwards, internal memo says

BlackBerry has now moved out of a difficult, turmoil-ridden restructuring process, and it's back on track for growth, according to a memo that CEO John Chen sent out to the company's employees on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

Take a 3D tour of your new condo – before it’s even built

A condo builder has launched a new mobile app, allowing potential buyers to scout out a new place – and they can walk on to the property and envision what the development will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Over half of business users researching products on mobile devices

IDG Inc. recently released a new survey showing us just how much mobile devices have permeated our lives – for instance, it highlights how mobile devices have changed the way we consume video,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 21st, 2014 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

If the Samsung Galaxy S5 were to encounter some sort of freak accident involving radioactive ooze, it would come out looking like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4. That's not to say it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

PC sales stabilizing for the first time in two years, Gartner says

Good news for PC makers today – while sales of the desktop computer aren’t exactly booming, they’re no longer plunging the way they have been for the past two years either, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Candice So