Smartphone shipments set new records in Q3: IDC

Any reports of a slowing smartphone market appear to be premature. Technology research firm IDC Corp. is reporting 25.2 per cent growth in global smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2014, with competition

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Bent iPhone 6 ‘extremely rare': Apple

Since the release of its latest smart phones last week, only nine customers have contacted Apple Inc. about their new iPhone 6 Plus device being bent, according to the company. "With normal use

Published on: September 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

eBay is $2B market for Apple

Worldwide tablet sales may be slowing but Apple appears to be doing just fine – on eBay. In its June quarter tablet shipments estimates, analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) reported that rising

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Apple’s Mac OS X Yosemite debuts at WWDC 2014

The line between desktop and mobile platforms was blurred further when Yosemite, the latest version of Apple’s OS X operating system, made its debut today at the company’s WWDC 2014 conference for developers.

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Samsung’s phone smartwatch – Galaxy Gear – due in September

Dick Tracy, watch out. Samsung is about to make your watch phone a reality. According to a report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources, on Sept. 4 Samsung will unveil a wristwatch-like smartphone called

Published on: August 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The next great thing?

Much like Don Quixote, we ride hard, we ride relentlessly to create the next great innovation that will topple the evil dragon, or whatever you call companies that aren’t your favorite. There are

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Max Spindle

Apple acquires Toronto data management vendor

Apple Computer Inc. doesn’t usually make acquisitions. So anytime they purchase a company its big news. Today, the Mac maker focused on the Canadian market with the acquisition of Toronto-based data management vendor

Published on: July 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

Four new BYOD discoveries

A survey conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by data protection and availability vendor Acronis from Woburn, Mass., found that the majority of companies are putting critical data at risk by not having

Published on: July 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

Apple’s iPhone Light may be a big mistake

My sources in Silicon Valley tell me that Apple is getting closer to producing a light version of its iPhone device. And, by light I mean a smartphone without a camera. Don’t be

Published on: July 16th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Past, present and future smartwatches

Published on: July 8th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

It’s a matter of time for Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO – The one bad thing about sustained market dominance is that you’ll have to constantly deal with the wants and needs of too many customers. And, those customers may not have

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

BYOD created business opportunities and business headaches

The mobile device industry has been around since 1973 when Motorola’s Dr Martin Cooper unveiled the first brick mobile phone; and it muddled along for years, focusing on selling connectivity units for really

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Max Spindle

Security vendor poaches SMB chief from Apple

Security vendor McAfee has poached its new small and medium-sized business (SMB) chief from Apple. Bill Rielly has joined McAfee as senior vice-president for SMB. He comes to the Intel-owned security company from

Published on: June 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

Apple gives sneak peek into the future of the Pro Desktop

Apple Inc. showed a first look at the next generation Mac Pro. According to Apple market positioning, the 9.9-inch tall Mac Pro introduces a completely new pro desktop architecture and design that is optimized

Published on: June 11th, 2013 CDN Staff