Alertly offers DIY security to SMBs

For people who want peace of mind for their car, home, or office while they’re away, Canadian security startup Alertly is building a solution for that – and to finance it, it’s launching

Published on: September 18th, 2013 Candice So

Ossia puts Tesla’s wireless electricity dream into a home product

On the stage of the seventh annual TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, tech startup Ossia Inc. unveiled an intriguing new product – a remote wireless power system. Ossia, which launched its wireless power

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Candice So

#BeCASLReady – An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat roundup

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) slated to go into force soon, businesses will no longer be able to send commercial electronic messages like emails and text messages to their customers, unless they have

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Candice So

Linksys releases fastest router yet at IFA

With IFA 2013 running at full tilt in Berlin, Germany, this week, consumer electronics manufacturer Belkin International Inc. and its network management subsidiary Linksys have made a slew of their own product announcements. Belkin

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So

AVG announces new product line, focuses on mobile and privacy

Anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies has launched a new product line, rolling out updated versions of its anti-virus software for consumers as well as small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Sept. 4, the

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Candice So

HP monitors come with touchscreen, ergonomically friendly

Hewlett-Packard Corp. released a new line of desktops today, looking to attract a more specialized consumer demographic by building products with ergonomics, touch screens, and gaming in mind. Running on Windows 8, HP’s

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Candice So

Sony Xperia Z both water and beer resistant; has email

On July 24, we were in downtown Toronto to see a quick demo of the Sony Xperia Z. As a followup to the Xperia ZL that Sony Mobile released earlier this year, the

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

Tablets becoming mobile device of choice for consumers: report

Businesses looking to jump into the mobile space, take note – more and more often, customers are checking out websites through tablets, instead of desktops, laptops, or even smartphones. More and more often,

Published on: July 5th, 2013 Candice So

More savings and budgeting tools: a digital wallet wishlist

Businesses looking to gain some ground in the digital wallet landscape should treat providing mobile payments as an opportunity to better serve their customers – and as more than just another way to

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So

iPhone 5 not hurt by Apple Maps problems

Another survey on the iPhone 5 is showing that problems related to Apple's new Maps app and the new Lightning port are not weighing heavily on the minds of consumers. In fact, Bethesda,

Published on: October 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Quinzee makes energy management simple

Karim Kanji has known Quinzee co-founder Faizal Karmali from the days when they were both in Scouts together making and sleeping in Quinzees on frozen lakes. So it was a sort of full

Published on: October 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

What kind of shopper are you?: New database tracks consumer habits

What kind of shopper are you?Canada's retailers want to find out, and a new database has beencreated to help them tap into the mindset – and habits – of Canadianconsumers. The database, dubbed

Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

The New iPad misses opportunity to woo creators

The New iPad launched yesterday by Apple may only be an incremental step up from the iPad 2, but when its already the best tablet on the market, that improvement is all that’s

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

New iPad features fail to wow consumers: survey

Intent to purchase Apple's latest iteration of the iPad continues to grow but consumers appear to be underwhelmed by the features of the iPad 3, according to a new study from global technology

Published on: March 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff