Tag: smartphones

26
Sep

Windows Phone 8X by HTC

Consumers have a lot of new technology coming their way in the latter part of 2012. From a new operating system to a new tablet PC to new servers, consumers have a lot of new devices and software to think about buying. One of those new devices is the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. Many…

18
Sep

Is Your Business Really Safe Online?

The issue of safety among Internet users has always been a great concern. Ever since people started keeping their private and confidential information in servers, they have faced constant problems with data loss, corruption and above all data theft or hacking. Now that technology has moved to a new dimension and everyone is keeping their…

31
Aug

Do you let your employees bring their smartphones to work?

Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, programs have become very popular over the past few years. It can be a major benefit for some employees to have the ability to use their new iPhone or Blackberry, instead of dragging around a boring, clunky phone. It also saves a large sum of money for corporations, as…

16
Aug

Turn Your BYOD Nightmare Into a Dream Come True

Mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones offer convenience and increased productivity, but they can be costly … in more ways than one. Most small- and medium-business executives can’t afford the financial costs associated with providing employees with mobile devices. The executives of some large enterprises don’t want to spend a lot of money…

9
Aug

Metro Signals Massive Changes With Windows 8

Windows is Microsoft’s main operating system and is currently one of the most popular platforms used by businesses and organisations all around the world. A large amount of press coverage has been trained on the upcoming release of Windows 8, which is expected to be available to the general public in late 2012. However, what…

26
Jul

Starbucks Enables Mobile Payment for Canadian Android Users

If you live in Canada, own an Android phone and have a passion for Starbucks, you’re in luck. Starbucks has changed its app to allow Android users to make mobile payments when they come in for their lattés. Canadian iPhone users have been enjoying this perk since early 2012. According to Starbucks, the “Starbucks app…

27
Jun

Is Technology Seriously Interrupting Our Vacation Time

Technology today is all around us. You have the IPad, Kindles, smartphones and more. Many of these devices allow you to access the internet from where ever you are. This means that the days of leaving work at the office are far behind us. With the latest technology, it is possible to take work with…

21
Jun

Preventing Mobile Malware Attacks in Canadian Business

According to a recent article on the IT Business Edge blog, many people understand that there are viruses that can attack their personal computers. However, many don’t understand that there are viruses that can attack mobile phones as well. If you’ve heard the term “mobile malware,” then you’ve heard about these viruses that are designed…

30
May

RIM Shares Plummet as Company Struggles

BlackBerry lovers will be sorry to hear that Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM), the company that makes BlackBerry, continues to struggle. Once dominant in the smart phone marketplace, RIM is doing all it can just to stay afloat. On May 30, 2012, it was announced that RIM (RIMM), which is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, suffered…

8
May

Where is Information Technology Heading?

Information technology (IT) has provided us with many things to make our lives more convenient. The quality of our lives would diminish greatly without the convenience of shopping online, sharing documents in Google Docs and other file sharing platforms, connecting with friends and family via Facebook, or watching music videos on our cell phones. But…

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