Tag: mobile

What does Microsoft’s Surface Pro need to do to succeed?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Microsoft’s Surface Pro device is the closest in bridging the gap between tablet and notebook but it has failed to capture mass adoption. What can make the Surface a better selling device?

Stylus: The accessory that won’t die

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Mightier than the sword, no other tool is as emblematic of man’s ability to create as the pen or its digital counterpart, the stylus. Here’s the accessory that won’t go away.

With ‘Project Ion’, BlackBerry wants in on the Internet of Things

By Ted Kritsonis

The Internet of Things may be a broad term, but there is no shortage of tech companies looking to grab a piece of its action, whatever it may be. Count BlackBerry among them, with its announcement of Project Ion, a vague encompassing name that promises to take a whole lot of data and disseminate it into chunks that will make sense on the other end.

Facebook looks to virtual reality through acquisition of Oculus

By Ted Kritsonis

Facebook has made yet another high-profile acquisition by announcing yesterday that it will pay $2 billion (U.S.) to bring Oculus into the fold, a company that has made some headlines with its virtual reality technology.

Filing your taxes the neat and tidy way this year

By Ted Kritsonis

The old saying goes that there are only two sure things in life — death and taxes. The April 30 tax deadline looms and it’s expected that more than 75% of Canadians will file their 2013 return electronically this year. If you count yourself among them, you have options to do it with a little less fuss, and some thought into getting organized for upcoming years.