SAP jumps on iOS 7 bandwagon with support for new business features

When the iPhone 5S and 5C models hit store shelves Sept. 20, they will be the first two smartphones to debut Apple's iOS 7 operating system, the most radical makeover of the mobile

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Can we finally stop harping on Apple?

You could practically hear the yawning as Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage during Tuesday’s iPhone 5S/5C and iOS7 event, a collectively ordinary response to another ordinary product launch in an ongoing

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Carmi Levy

Kobo launching new e-reader, Android tablets

Kobo Inc., the Toronto-based e-reader and e-books firm owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten, announced three new Android tablets and a new e-ink reader last week. The new e-ink reader, Kobo Aura, will launch Sept.

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Webcast Replay: Samsung launches Galaxy Gear, Galaxy Note 3, new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Electronics Co. didn't disappoint and launched its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, in addition to the Galaxy Note 3 and a new Galaxy Note 10.1 from Berlin today. Here's what we learned

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft acquires Nokia devices and services division for $5.3 billion

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia were already close, but now they're going through with the ceremony and entering a full-fledged union. Microsoft will acquire the Devices & Services division of Finnish smartphone maker Nokia

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook’s user metrics could be a boon to SMBs

With Facebook Canada releasing its user metrics today, marketers at small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) may want to pay attention to what those numbers could do for their companies. About 19 million Canadians

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Candice So

Windows Phones outstrip BlackBerry, Gartner report finds

BlackBerry Ltd. has lost ground to Microsoft Corp., with mobile phone buyers scooping up more smartphones equipped with the Windows Phone operating system (OS) instead of phones running BlackBerry during the second quarter

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: MacBook Air 2013 [time travel special]

If I could go back in time and warn buyers of the MacBook Air 2012 to wait a year to make their purchase, I would (I tried in this video, but I was

Published on: August 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sony Xperia Z, head-to-head with the ZL

"Almost the same, but not quite" - that's one way to describe Sony Mobile's Xperia Z and its predecessor, the ZL. Sony released the ZL back in April, while its younger sibling, the

Published on: August 12th, 2013 Candice So

QuickMobile teams up with UK company Eventsforce

QuickMobile Inc., the Vancouver-based company that builds apps for event organizers, is reaching out worldwide by partnering up with U.K.-based company Eventsforce Inc. The partnership is slated to be a way to give

Published on: August 9th, 2013 Candice So

Telus adds small business plans to its two-year contracts

As Telus Corp.’s two-year plans kick in today, the wireless provider has now launched two-year plans for small businesses, which include shared nationwide minutes, shared data, and some room for roaming for companies

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Candice So

Hyperdrive unveils new startups; set for six months of intense acceleration

Hyperdrive has announced its third cohort today, the first group to be in its program for six months rather than just three. Eleven companies garnered spots for this cohort, housed in Communitech, the

Published on: July 31st, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

If you're as clumsy as I am, you'll want to take a look at Panasonic's Toughpad tablet line. It's a very portable tablet that's made to take a beating. Panasonic calls describes this

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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