Emotiv technology shows brain-controlled computing is a reality today

By Anna Gale Fueled While just about every other tech vendor is working on the latest in fitness wearables, a new type of product is being tested by neurological science company Emotiv. Focusing

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Fueled

Canadians spending less time on mobile devices

Canadians' love affair with their mobile gadgets may be cooling as the novelty stage wears off, a new study shows. We still love our smartphones, tablets and e-readers, but now thatthey've become part

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Christine Wong

Bell gears up for first Olympics content push of the iPad era

Bell Canada is poised in the starting blocks to push an unprecedented amount of mobile content out to a Canadian audience hungry for Olympics coverage.At the last Olympics – the 2010 winter games

Published on: July 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

GPS watch to keep tabs on kids, seniors could hit Canada by autumn

Do you know where your children are? If you remember that line from a public service announcement airing onU.S. TV, you're no spring chicken. The spots started airing on the ABCaffiliate in Buffalo,

Published on: July 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

Adopt ‘be your own IT manager’ mindset to deal with BYOD

The bring your own device trend is creating a “be your own IT manager” mindset among small business owners -- and pushing device makers and carriers to be IT consultants, not just sell

Published on: April 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Predictions 2012: Will RIM sink or swim?

Each year, the IT World Canada editorial staff locks itself in a boardroom, dissects the year that was and prognosticates on the year to come. It's an hour of reflection, discussion, argument, passive-aggression

Published on: December 27th, 2011 IT World Canada Staff

Video Rewind: Kindle 2 launch revisited

Amazon was turning heads yesterday with the launch of its Kindle Fire tablet, an Android-based device that goes above and beyond the typical features found in its other Kindle e-readers. Since Amazon unleashed

Published on: September 29th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Taking privacy mobile: Embedding the principles of Privacy by Design

Mobile technologies are increasingly ubiquitous, and provide us with growing opportunities to stay connected and informed from anywhere, at any time. But these same technologies can raise significant privacy concerns. Some concerns arise

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Ann Cavoukian

Video Rewind: Dell’s rugged tablet stands up to punishment

Apple's launch of the iPad 2 tablet yesterday caught a lot of attention online and reaffirmed the company's dominance in the tablet market. The iPad 2 is an upgrade that competes well against

Published on: March 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Multi-channel ad campaign galvanizes youth to get mumps vaccination

Marlene Hore acknowledges that promoting the need for H1N1 vaccinations was a big challenge. But it was even tougher to encourage a group of youth to get vaccinated for a disease they didn't

Published on: February 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

5 ways firms can ensure secure smartphone use in the office

If 2009 was the Year of the Smartphone, 2010 is destined to be the Year IT Grapples with Managing All Those Smartphones. Properly keeping track of and securing employees' personal devices, or "personal-liable"

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Al Sacco

Parrot Minikit gives drivers a great hands-free link to their cell phone

I have to admit it, I use my cell phone while I drive.Yes, I know I shouldn't -- there's plenty of highway road signs telling me I shouldn't and I've heard all the

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Will Motorola’s multi-purpose device boost customer service?

When shopping for an electronic – or computing-related – product, few things are as frustrating as being unable to find an associate (or the right associate) to assist you.For the retailer this can

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes