Mobile Phones

Don't Just Give Your Kid a Device, Show Him How to Use it

Mike Rizkalla | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada
Mike Rizkalla

Alright so why am I writing about Anthony Weiner? Well, if an educated man could fall prey to these digital no-nos so could your hormone-charged teena...

Why Your URL Bar Matters, and Why Silicon Valley Should Take Note

Neil Seeman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada
Neil Seeman

If you use the Internet, you've likely used something in the last month, but it's not something at the top of your lips: the URL bar. It's also called...

What Media Companies Need to Learn About Selling to Millennials

Kyla Zanardi | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada
Kyla Zanardi

Confession: we're bingers. You know what were talking about: wait for a full season of Game of Thrones to come out, block off a 'sick day,' and marathon all 10 episodes online. We've all been there. The way we watch and consume content is quickly evolving -- we're demanding more content, and we want it accessible and on-demand.

Play4Perks Means Earning Rewards While Playing Games On Your Phone

John F. Gray | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

Three former game studio executives with 40+ years of experience could easily be basking in the console glory days of the past. Instead of opting for white sandy beaches and umbrella drinks, these former EA (Electronic Arts) colleagues have co-founded a company that adds rewards to mobile games as you play.

Made In Vancouver Moj.io Gives Your Car More Mojo

John F. Gray | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

Imagine not fumbling for your key fob to open car doors. With Vancouver-designed Moj.io, your car senses the proximity of your phone, and unlocks the car door for you. Don't fret about forgetting to turn off the house lights or locking the doors. Moj.io notices you've left the driveway and locks up the house for you. It also dims all the lights in your house, saving you money on energy costs.

OMG! SMS Turns 20!

CBC | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Business

On Dec. 3, 1992, Neil Papworth, a young software engineer in England, sent out the world's first text message. Typing on a PC — since mobile phon...

Study Finds 1 In 6 Cell Phones Harbor Traces Of E. Coli Bacteria

CBC | Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada

About one in six cellphones tested in the U.K. had traces of E. coli bacteria from fecal matter, a new study released for Global Handwashi...

Shaw Abandons Plans For Cellphone Business

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Business

Shaw Communications has pulled the plug on plans to launch a wireless phone service, favouring instead a less risky venture into Wi-Fi services — a ...

Say Goodbye To Your Debit Card For One Of These

The Globe and Mail | Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada Business

Instead of scrambling for their wallets to pay for groceries, consumers around the world will increasingly be able to use their mobile phones. Mobi...

Too Slow? RIM Falls Behind In Smartphone Wars

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Research In Motion seems to have become a victim of timing on the launch of its new BlackBerry smartphones, causing investor selloffs and r...

Can BlackBerry Survive The Smartphone Wars?

The Huffington Post | Peter Nowak | Posted 07.26.2011 | Canada Business

What's wrong with Research In Motion? That could be the question after financial analysts downgraded the BlackBerry maker's stock and reviewers panned...