Catherine Boivie: Apple or Samsung? That is the question

My iPhone 6 Plus’s contract is up. Its storage is full and its screen is cracked. It's time I faced the music: I need a new smartphone. Normally I'd just select the next

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Samsung reveals newest tablet: the Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung has introduced its newest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4, calling it the tablet for "people who want to do more on the go." In a Wednesday release, Samsung touted the device as

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Rising sea levels endanger buried fibre; Samsung teams up with Nasa; Best Buy shares its secrets

Rising sea levels are putting buried fibre at risk, Samsung teams with NASA to create a VR lunar experience, and Bloomberg dives into how Best Buy is still alive. Welcome to a special

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Samsung plans early Galaxy Note 9 release in response to weak quarter

Samsung Electronics Inc. didn't mince words in its latest earnings call, admitting that smartphone and display sales were declining, and that its memory business was picking up the slack. The company remains profitable

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Predicting the near and far-future of tech in sports – Tech in Sports Ep. 52

All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including the last bit of World Cup news, an inside look at the technology used by the Philadelphia 76ers, and we discuss the

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook gave 61 firms extended access to user data; Mario app makes $60M; Samsung devices sharing pics?

Facebook let 61 companies keep accessing user data, Cambridge Analytica-style, after officially banning the practice in 2014. Super Mario Run, a mobile app that Nintendo had the audacity to sell for $14 Canadian,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry and Samsung team up on new IoT solutions

Former mobile device giant BlackBerry Ltd. is extending its partnership with present mobile device giant Samsung Electronics Ltd. on a series of what the companies are calling "Enterprise of Things" solutions. According to

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung launches AI centre in Toronto

Samsung Research America (SRA) is launching a new artificial intelligence centre at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. The new AI centre will be Samsung’s second in North America, with the other in

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Now RBC customers can use Samsung Pay too

The list of banks whose customers can use their Samsung device instead of a credit card to make a purchase just became a bit longer. On Tuesday, Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. announced that

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Flip Review – All Hands on Tech

With the Flip, Samsung is trying something new, and considering that it is already a superstar when it comes to TV and smartphone displays, it’s not a leap to see if Samsung can

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Radu

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review – All Hands on Tech

It’s hard to knock Samsung for playing it safe with the Galaxy S9+. By all accounts, the South Korean company nailed it with last year’s S8, and by building on what made that

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Alex Radu

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ First Look – All Hands on Tech

For the next iteration of its Galaxy flagship smartphone, Samsung didn't choose to reinvent the wheel. Instead, it's focusing on improving the aspects of the S8 that made it so great. This time

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

Toronto firm’s AR tech featured in Samsung Galaxy S9 Bixby camera

BARCELONA - Toronto-based ModiFace is seeing its augmented reality makeup technology receive what is likely its biggest closeup yet, with direct integration into the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus camera. ModiFace's AR

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson