Hashtag Trending – Facebook gave 61 firms extended access to user data; Mario app makes $60M; Samsung devices sharing pics?

Facebook let 61 companies keep accessing user data, Cambridge Analytica-style, after officially banning the practice in 2014. Super Mario Run, a mobile app that Nintendo had the audacity to sell for $14 Canadian,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry and Samsung team up on new IoT solutions

Former mobile device giant BlackBerry Ltd. is extending its partnership with present mobile device giant Samsung Electronics Ltd. on a series of what the companies are calling "Enterprise of Things" solutions. According to

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung launches AI centre in Toronto

Samsung Research America (SRA) is launching a new artificial intelligence centre at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. The new AI centre will be Samsung’s second in North America, with the other in

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Now RBC customers can use Samsung Pay too

The list of banks whose customers can use their Samsung device instead of a credit card to make a purchase just became a bit longer. On Tuesday, Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. announced that

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Flip Review – All Hands on Tech

With the Flip, Samsung is trying something new, and considering that it is already a superstar when it comes to TV and smartphone displays, it’s not a leap to see if Samsung can

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Radu

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review – All Hands on Tech

It’s hard to knock Samsung for playing it safe with the Galaxy S9+. By all accounts, the South Korean company nailed it with last year’s S8, and by building on what made that

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Alex Radu

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ First Look – All Hands on Tech

For the next iteration of its Galaxy flagship smartphone, Samsung didn't choose to reinvent the wheel. Instead, it's focusing on improving the aspects of the S8 that made it so great. This time

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Tour Samsung’s Mobile World Congress booth in this 360 video

Samsung's big focus this year at Mobile World Congress is its just-launched Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, and its booth at the show reflects that. Join IT World Canada Editor Brian Jackson as

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm’s AR tech featured in Samsung Galaxy S9 Bixby camera

BARCELONA - Toronto-based ModiFace is seeing its augmented reality makeup technology receive what is likely its biggest closeup yet, with direct integration into the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus camera. ModiFace's AR

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events centered around mobile devices in the world, and with major announcements like the Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to break later this week, today on

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

Samsung Galaxy S9 coming March 16 with better camera, AR emojis, super-slow motion

After hitting it out of the park with the Galaxy S8 last year, Samsung is playing it safe with the Galaxy S9 and S9+, keeping a very familiar body, while adding new features

Published on: February 25th, 2018 Alex Radu

Smartphone sales record first-ever decline in Q4 2017

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw worldwide sales of smartphones decline for the first time since 2004, according to Gartner’s latest smartphone market report. There are two main factors why this happened, says

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk gets DC Hyperloop approval, Samsung’s 30TB SSD Drive, Google AI can predict heart disease

Elon Musk is one step closer to an East Coast Hyperloop, Samsung has revealed the world’s largest solid state drive, and Google AI is getting closer to being able to predict heart disease.

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Twitter posts a profit; Samsung and Roku Smart TV owners beware; Amazon Whole Foods groceries

Twitter posts a profit but struggles to attract new users, Samsung and Roku smart TVs are vulnerable to hacking, and Amazon starts delivering Whole Foods. There’s a lot of chatter about Twitter’s first-ever

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop