Snapchat third-most used app among millennials, ahead of Twitter and Pinterest

Among the millennial set, Snapchat has become the third-most used mobile app, after Facebook and Instagram – perhaps silencing any of the doubters who felt the ephemeral messaging app was just a trend,

Published on: August 12th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry Q10 hands-on review: new take on a classic design

The BlackBerry Q10 will launch with version 10.1 of the BlackBerry OS, weeks before its larger touch screen counterpart Z10, gets pushed the upgrade. The first point-version update since the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Waterloo mobile messaging startup closes $19.5 million financing round

A Waterloo startup that wants to change mobile messaging has $19.5 million to help it in its mission. Kik Interactive announced last week that it has closed a $19.5 million in Series B

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The trouble with mentors is…

By Francis Moran Last week I had a call with a CEO who has twice been a client. Along with a technical founder, he's been working on a new startup for about a

Published on: February 11th, 2013 Francis Moran

Nobody’s ever told me, ‘I have too much money for marketing’

By Francis Moran With the possible exception of a client vying for a huge defence procurement project in the late 1980s, an undertaking for which money certainly seemed to be no object, I’m

Published on: November 28th, 2012 Francis Moran

Gmail guide: power tips to optimize Google’s Web mail

A long time ago, most people who used webmail were cybercafe-frequenting, patchouli-scented trustafarians backpacking through Europe. Just about everybody else used a real e-mail client that ran on the desktop.But times change. With

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

5 iPhone apps to brighten up your work day

Much has been written about a your identity being wrapped up in your iPhone, much like a car can be a reflection of someone's personality. All of which got me thinking: What do

Published on: August 11th, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

SMS etiquette: Six rules of thumb for text messaging

Perhaps the wildest, most unpredictable area in the realm of high-tech etiquette, text messaging is fraught with pitfalls that can turn otherwise sensible people into rude and thoughtless jerks. Try these simple tips

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Christopher Null

Canadians clamour for wireless messaging and entertainment services

A growing number of young consumers are fuelling Canada's hunger for wireless messaging and entertainment services, but prohibitive pricing packages, lack of content, and a dearth of more sophisticated handsets are putting a

Published on: August 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Outspring Mail 1.0 takes radical approach to e-mail management

Outspring Mail 1.0.4, a brand new competitor in the e-mail landscape, attempts a radically different and immensely promising approach to e-mail management. But in this early version of the program, its good intentions

Published on: May 21st, 2008 Nathan Alderman