Hashtag Trending – Android screens your calls; Airtame 2; Amazon’s sexist AI

Google Assistant can now help you screen out calls from telemarketers. The new Airtame 2 is out to improve this wireless streaming solution. And Amazon scrapped an AI project because it was too

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Key 2 LE now available in Canada

TCL Communications announced today that the BlackBerry Key 2 LE is now available to Canadians through select retailers and carriers. The dual-SIM 64GB model is purchasable immediately from Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Blue Shop

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

SAP announces digital assistant and mobile app for HR

LAS VEGAS- SAP has announced a digital assistant for human resources (HR) as well as an Android mobile app for its SuccessFactors set of tools. The announcement made at SAP SuccessConnect in Las

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model

BlackBerry Mobile licensing partner TCL Communication revealed a new version of its BlackBerry Key2 smartphone that's more colourful and less expensive, but with some performance sacrifices. Dubbed the BlackBerry Key2 LE, the just-announced device

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

I will never understand how you heathens survive without physical keyboards

I’d like to think my time with ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC, which comes to a close on Sept. 7, has made me a more tech-savvy person. For example, I now know that “cloud” refers

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

All Hands on Tech – Canada’s first smart condo community

We tour Tridel's new Ten York condo tower development in downtown Toronto with Smart One Solutions, the firm that's deployed smart community technology that will see residents have access to capabilities unlike anywhere

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Tech recycling on Earth Day; Google’s new chat for Android; Netflix may buy movie theatres

Sunday was Earth Day so remember to recycle your old phones, Google has revealed a new chat feature that looks similar to iMessage, and Netflix may be in the market to buy a

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Alex Radu

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

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 – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful. First from

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Android Pay, Google Wallet merge into single brand: Google Pay

Android Pay and Google Wallet have now merged into a single payment brand under Google Pay. Existing users of both services will be able to “speed through checkout with peace of mind,” according to

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

App development platform BuddyBuild snatched by Apple, drops Android support

Apple Inc.’s ongoing efforts to make it easier for people to create and modify their apps has led to the acquisition of Vancouver-based startup BuddyBuild. BuddyBuild made the announcement on Jan. 2, saying

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

How to perform two commands at once with Google Home

A new update to Google Home allows you to combine two commands into one, simply by using the word "and." We show you how it works and how it can be combined with

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Check out the improved Map of the Internet by Cogeco Peer 1

Have you ever wondered what exactly human use of the Internet looks like? With its Map of the Internet app, Cogeco Peer 1 can provide users with a tangible, 3D visualization of the

Published on: November 28th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff