It’s Android, iOS or nothing. Sorry BlackBerry & Windows Phone

There can be only two. With apologies to Highlander, that appears to be how the global mobile smartphone market is shaking out: there’s room for Android and iOS, and not much else. According

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as free upgrade for first year

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters on Wednesday.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Nokia Lumia 635: here’s what you sacrifice for this budget smartphone

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 1st, 2015 Alex Davies

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

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Alex Davies

Microsoft to shed 18,000 jobs, discontinuing Nokia’s Android phones

Microsoft Corp. will be axing the jobs of 18,000 of its employees – 15 per cent of its global workforce and also possibly the highest number in the company’s history. While Microsoft CEO

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Candice So

Citrix releases new XenMobile, adds Windows Phone 8 support

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Citrix Systems Inc. has rolled out another version of XenMobile, its solution for managing mobile devices in the enterprises – and this iteration has some new features targeted towards business

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Candice So

How Microsoft’s Cortana will make you a better brother

SAN FRANCISCO - We got a first look at Microsoft Corp.'s mobile digital assistant Cortana at its Build conference on Wednesday. Cortana, the name plucked from videogame franchise Halo in which an artificial

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Nokia X phones a mix of Android, Windows, and its own services

Nokia Corp. unveiled three new smartphones under the Nokia X brand today - and their operating system is an interesting mix of Android and Windows. Available in a dizzying array of colours, the

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Candice So

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

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows Phones outstrip BlackBerry, Gartner report finds

BlackBerry Ltd. has lost ground to Microsoft Corp., with mobile phone buyers scooping up more smartphones equipped with the Windows Phone operating system (OS) instead of phones running BlackBerry during the second quarter

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Candice So

Top 10 new smartphones for business

 

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Alex Davies

Smartphone wars: What’s the best mobile OS for your business?

Which consumer mobile platform is the most business ready? It's a question many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) will be asking themselves these days, with the increasing popularity of the bring your own

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Rogers inks deal with Microsoft on Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices

Rogers Communications Inc. will be the exclusive Canadian dealer for certain Windows 8 and Windows Phone products under a new partnership with Microsoft Corp. In the deal announced Friday and reported by the

Published on: October 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Microsoft’s Windows phone on shaky ground: UBS survey

It's not the news Microsoft wants to hear heading into its imminent Windows 8 launch. New research from UBS throws some cold water on Microsoft's rumoured plans to launch its own Windows-based smarpthone

Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong