Tag: smartphone

Social Media Week Pulse Check: mobile technology endures whirlwinds of change

By Hessie Jones

I recently made a presentation on mobile technology at Pulse Check, an event that took place during Social Media Week TO. The mobile world is like a whirlwind: fast-paced, innovative and totally unpredictable. Still, there are clearly discernable trends that will continue to shape mobile tech developments in 2012.

Both HTC One series and Nokia Lumia 900 coming to Canada ‘soon’

By Ted Kritsonis

Two key smartphones, one which made headlines at CES in January, and another that has been unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, have been confirmed to come to Canada in a short time, though no official launch dates have been announced.

Find My iPhone: A true story of how this app got a stolen iPhone back

By Ted Kritsonis

Apple’s Find My iPhone is one of those lifesaving apps for your iPhone that you hope you never have to use, but in the chance you do, you hope it pulls off miracles. In what was a very personal story for me, I recount how I was able to help track down the thief who stole a friend’s iPhone this past New Years Eve.

Unlocking phones: what Canada’s carriers will and won’t do

By Ted Kritsonis

Phone unlocking is always one of those hot-button issues when it comes to mobile freedom, but most consumers buy their phones subsidized by the carriers through contracts. These phones are locked to their respective carriers, making it difficult to use them as leverage to leave for another provider.

5 Companies that face challenges in 2012

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The only constant is change and how businesses adapt to this change defines how they evolve and more importantly, how they survive.

Are smartphones ready to replace credit cards?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Smartphones, alreadysmarter than most people expected, are starting to take on their most critical new task yet: the ability to be used for payment.