Articles By Eric Emin Wood

ViewSonic’s latest touchscreen devices give meetings that extra digital touch

Brea, Calif.-based display manufacturer ViewSonic Corp. is on a mission to revolutionize board meetings, and its latest product represents a powerful salvo. Last week the company announced the global release of the IFP50

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Android Pay is officially coming to Canada

The thousands of Canadian Android faithful who have no doubt gazed in envy at their iPhone-wielding rivals using Apple Pay at their favourite retailers had their prayers answered today, as Google Inc. officially

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Next Windows 10 update will make it easy to edit work across devices, Microsoft reveals

Windows 10 users will be able to save, open, and edit projects across Windows, iOS, and Android devices after Microsoft Corp. implements the upcoming Fall Creators Update in September, the company announced Thursday.

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google is killing Gchat on June 26

If you're the type of Gmail user who enjoys using the platform's Google Talk feature - or, as it's more commonly known, Gchat - to connect with coworkers while checking your messages, we

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google WiFi is here, and it’s spectacular

My brother loves to play Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment's massively popular online shooter. A friend of ours enjoys coming over and using our PS3 to browse movie and music clips on YouTube. And for

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry KeyOne to go on sale next month for $199

It may have technically exited the mobile hardware market, but BlackBerry Ltd. appears to have high hopes for its first externally-developed mobile device. The Waterloo, Ont.-based automotive and security software developer - and

Published on: April 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Quebec solution provider acquires New Jersey-based Oracle partner

Cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions provider Syntax Systems has acquired Somerset, New Jersey-based Oracle partner Core Services Corp., the companies announced recently. The acquisition will expand Syntax's global reach by augmenting its

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CDN Top Newsmaker: AI advocate Tony Lacavera

Tony Lacavera is putting his money where his mouth is. The former Wind Mobile CEO sits on the board of startup-funding charity Next Canada, whose venture capital firm Globalive Communications Corp. is one

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inefficient communication costs more than $15,000 per employee: Mitel

A recent study by Ottawa-based enterprise communications firm Mitel Networks has concluded that inefficient methods of communication are costing businesses more than $15,000 USD per employee, per year. To reach this number, researchers

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung highlights edge-free display, AI assistant in official reveal of Galaxy S8

After back-to-back quarters defined by exploding phones, the launch of a shiny new rival, and a high-profile investigation that resulted in the arrest of its de facto CEO, Samsung Electronics Ltd. took a

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung considers selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices – but not in Canada

It looks like Samsung Electronics Ltd. is trying to make the best of a bad situation. In a statement posted on its website Monday, the company revealed its plans to process, recycle -

Published on: March 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

You can use Adobe software to deliver ‘hyperpersonalized’ content – but should you?

LAS VEGAS - Much of this year's Adobe Summit has been dedicated to showing marketers how they can use the vast repository of consumer information at Adobe Systems Inc.'s disposal to create "hyperpersonalized"

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

This analyst firm isn’t exactly sure what Adobe Sensei does yet either

LAS VEGAS - Sensei, Adobe Systems Inc.'s machine learning and artificial intelligence platform, is already approaching its six-month anniversary, but if you can't identify what, exactly, it adds to the company's recently-released Experience

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood