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Asus reveals ZenFone 5 Series smartphones at Mobile Word Congress

Barcelona - Asus took its opportunity on the Mobile World Congress stage to announce its new smartphone lineup with the ZenFone 5 Series, which it says will showcase new AI-powered CPUs. Asus and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Nokia mixes old with new at Mobile World Congress

HMD Global is betting on nostalgia and curved glass to get people to buy their new lineup of smartphones. The makers of Nokia-branded phones introduced four new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Smartphone sales record first-ever decline in Q4/17

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw worldwide sales of smartphones decline for the first time since 2004, according to Gartner’s latest smartphone market report. There are two main factors why this happened, says

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Twitter takeover rumours; Assange’s freedom; Google Bulletin

Rumours that Salesforce might buy Twitter are revived. The founder of WikiLeaks has a bad toothache. And Google looks to enter the local news space. It’s all the tech news that’s trending this

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Dell unveils suite of new products at CES

Dell says its latest suite of products unveiled at CES are not only thinner, lighter and more stylish, but also backed up by serious horsepower. The company introduced a bevy of new hardware

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

HP targets creatives, executives with this year’s CES offerings

Palo Alto-based HP Inc. is using advanced engineering and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart assistants to adapt the PC user experience for executives and creative types at this year's CES. On Monday the company

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Google brings OEM partners into Daydream VR platform with CES launch

LAS VEGAS - Google Inc. is now working with OEM partners in a bid to increase the adoption of its Daydream virtual reality (VR) platform. Google's Daydream platform, first introduced in 2016, tried

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

TomTom launches new services and announces new partnerships with Baidu, Qualcomm, at CES

TomTom further embedded itself in the world of autonomous driving Monday by announcing a series of new partnerships and software launches at CES. The navigation tech company from Amsterdam announced Baidu and Zenuity

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cisco and Hyundai team up to develop secure open connected car network

Autonomous and connected cars are one of the hottest trends at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and both Cisco and Hyundai are on board. The two companies are combining forces

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

New 8th-Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon targets creative professionals

LAS VEGAS - Intel Corp. has pulled back the curtains on details around its new line of 8th-generation Intel Core H-series CPU, answering questions about why it's featuring a Radeon chipset for the

Published on: January 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry handset maker TCL to sell half its smartphone business due to poor sales

Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. - the manufacturer behind the BlackBerry-branded Motion and KeyOne - recently announced plans to sell 49 per cent of its smartphone business. In an interview

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New BlackBerry product brings virtualization to your car

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. is partnering with Kariya, Japan-based Denso Corp. in a bid to own automobile displays starting after 2019, the firms announced on Thursday. Intel Corp. also collaborated on the project,

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon boosts developer support in Canada following Alexa launch

Canadian developers no longer have to use American Amazon accounts to build an Alexa Skill or integrate Alexa into their smart home hardware. Following yesterday's announcement that it is bringing Alexa and several

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Apple posts record quarterly revenues across services, devices, and even iPads

Apple Inc. is having a very good year. The Cupertino, Calif-based tech giant reported its largest-ever quarterly revenue on Thursday, growing by double digits in several developed markets, including Canada. Total revenue for

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

A charger that works at full speed

Little known Romeo Power Technology of Vernon, Calif., is introducing a personal power pack designed to recharge any digital device at full speed. Called Saber, the charger is initially being targeted for MacBook

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 CDN Staff