HP launches Stream notebooks, tablets

There are only 12 weeks until Christmas, and Hewlett-Packard Co. is determined to remind us with a launch of a new series of tablets and laptops available just in time for the holidays.

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Dave Webb

Facebook relaunching Atlas, a cross-device ad platform

Updated Sept. 29, 2014 at 2:16 p.m. EST to reflect Atlas' availability in Canada. Facebook Inc. is rolling out a new version of its ad platform, Atlas, aiming to help marketers reach people

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Candice So

The launch of the BlackBerry Passport: Video

BlackBerry Ltd. is aiming its device more towards the enterprise, rather than consumers. The question here is, with a lot of employees bringing more devices into the workplace, does BlackBerry's enterprise strategy hold

Published on: September 25th, 2014 Candice So


Amazon launches Kindle e-reader, tablets in Canada

Amazon.com Inc. has launched four new Kindle readers today, including the newest Kindle Fire HD devices, in a move to try to capture more of both the e-reader and tablet market. On Sept.

Published on: September 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Privacy Commissioner unearths apps demanding too many permissions

After doing a mobile apps "sweep," the office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found a lot of consumer apps are asking for unnecessary permissions without explaining why – and that’s a

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Candice So

DataWind improves its UbiSlate tablet, keeps $38 price tag

DataWind has announced it’s launching its newest low-cost, sub-$100 tablets, with more processing power than previous versions have had in the past. On Tuesday, the Canadian company known for making budget-friendly tablets rolled

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Candice So

Toshiba Satellite P50W hybrid offers great screen with an identity crisis

When shopping for that perfect productivity tool to get work done on the road, choosing a laptop and a tablet can be a dilemma. So Toshiba Corp. is trying to solve that problem

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Randolph Burlton

Apple needs bigger iPhones and Tumblr is a moneymaker, Adobe research says

Apple needs to make its iPhones bigger, Pinterest gets the most mobile traffic, Tumblr generates the most revenue, and people would rather share content within closed networks like Apple’s iMessage – all of

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Candice So

Samsung launches new Note phones, virtual reality headset

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has launched a new array of smartphones, bringing out its newest additions to its Note series – as well as a new virtual reality headset, the fruit of a

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Candice So

With Uber integration, Expensify joining “ambient computing” movement

Expensify Inc., a startup focused on helping customers file expense reports, is now partnering with Uber to move people from an airport to their destination – basically bringing an Uber car right to

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Candice So

Android Auto: New dimensions in mobile technology

Mobile technology is all around us. Once only part of phones and PDAs, it has expanded into a dizzying array of tablets, ultrabooks and hybrids, blurring the lines between devices we know and

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Robert Cordray

Mobile apps now account for over half of time with digital media

We’ve heard it before, and we’ll probably hear it again – for businesses looking to reach current customers and to gain new ones, mobile is one of the most important channels they can

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Candice So

E-commerce and the digital wallet: A Q&A with PayPal’s James Barrese

Born and raised in Silicon Valley, it’s not surprising James Barrese grew up to become a technology innovator. PayPal’s chief technology officer lent his skills to the U.S. army as a high-frequency communications

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Shawn Freeman