Hashtag Trending – Equifax mistakes, Google-HTC deal, headphones with AI

Equifax’s bad luck streak isn’t over yet. Google’s deal with HTC means the maker of Android is serious about hardware. And Bose has a new headset integration with Google Assistant. For weeks, Equifax

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

VMware expands digital workspace solution to all endpoint platforms

LAS VEGAS - VMware is continuing to revise and renovate its product lineup to stay on top, if this week’s announcements at VMWorld Conference are any indication. The company has unveiled several updates

Published on: August 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Aug. 22, 2017 – Android Oreo revealed, Uber wins ruling preventing customers from suing in court

Hashtag Trending is double stuffed today with Google revealing Android 8.0, or Android Oreo. Uber has won a ruling allowing it to prevent customers from suing in court. And solar eclipse wins on

Published on: August 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Android 8.0 ‘Oreo’ focuses on speed and security

The next version of Android is here, and it's doubled stuffed with speed and security. Google introduced Android 8.0 'Oreo' today at an event in New York with updates centered around increasing the

Published on: August 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

All Hands on Tech – BlackBerry KeyOne review

It's been a long time since I've opted to keep a BlackBerry in my pocket as my full-time, go-to smartphone device. But the BlackBerry KeyOne has earned that top spot in the lineup

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Ingram Micro Canada partners with Dewalt for rugged smartphone

Ingram Micro Canada has partnered with Global Mobile Communications to sell a Dewalt branded rugged smartphone designed for the Canadian climate. The Dewalt MD501 comes via a Global Mobile Communications collaboration with Dewalt

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Weekly Update – Amazon AI, Android malware in Google accounts, Canadian immigration

IT World Canada's Eric Emin Wood and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. Amazon unveils 'Alexa for the enterprise,' SQL database support at Re:Invent Android malware steals

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

BlackBerry DTEK60 launch shows BlackBerry hardware isn’t dead

BlackBerry is releasing its first smartphone since announcing it will no longer be designing and making its own smartphones, the Waterloo, Ont.-based firm confirmed on Tuesday. The BlackBerry DTEK60 is a sequel and step

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

IDC: Windows tablet market share on a path to growth

The future is looking bright for Windows-based tablets and the channel partners who deal in them. According to IDC's "Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Device Tracker," Microsoft's mobile operating system is bouncing back in a big way and is kicking

Published on: August 30th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Any Android device can now be turned into a BlackBerry

The difference between a BlackBerry-made Android smartphone and every other Android smartphone was just erased. Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. is allowing the suite of BlackBerry applications that have served as differentiators between its

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry unveils DTEK50, its second Android smartphone

As expected, BlackBerry has unveiled its next smartphone, officially named the DTEK50. Now available for pre-order at ShopBlackBerry.com, the DTEK50 will follow the BlackBerry Priv in a line of Android-powered devices, which will reportedly include four devices

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Dave Yin

HP adds touchscreen support to next Chromebook

HP Inc. is giving its bare-bones, cloud-based laptop a few upgrades. The company’s next Chromebook, the 11 G5, will include an optional touchscreen when released in the fall – all the better to

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry allegedly making not one, not two, but three more Android devices

BlackBerry just can't stop, won't stop. Even as the Canadian smartphone maker begins phasing out its Classic model after losing enterprise clients, and most recently posting a quarterly loss of $670 million, the company is

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Dave Yin

It’s not just Apple that saw its smartphone sales decline: report

Hot on the heels of announcements that Apple has experienced its first year-on-year decline in 13 years, a new report reveals that the smartphone market as a whole shrank six per cent in the

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Dave Yin