It’s been a torrid 16+ months for RIM to say the least. The Waterloo, ON-based tech giant has taken its share of blows in 2012, including a huge executive shift (with a new CEO, Thorsten Heins, being appointed at the...
TalentBin, the search engine for employers seeking skilled employees, has come up with another people-finder. This time, in app form. The app, unlike the search enquiry on the website, is not so specific. Lookup does not find people based on the professional skill set they possess, like TalentBin, nor does the search-by-name tool lead you to a self-created social profile, like Facebook
Popular smartphone app Shazam announced today that it is expanding its television influence, providing a service that allows users to tag any show on any channel in a similar fashion as users tag songs. We're eagerly anticipating a Canadian arrival in the near future
The app market for iPhone and other smartphones seems to be overflowing with new products almost daily. Itâ€™s hard to know just which apps we shouldnâ€™t be living without, and which arenâ€™t even worth the free download. So weâ€™ve made up a list of some of the most practical apps, especially for young professionals, that we use and love on a regular basis
Thorsten Heins admits what weâ€™ve all thought: RIM may be forced to license out BlackBerry 10. Not long ago I started a similar RIM-focused article saying simply: â€œOh, RIMâ€. This time around, I am going to take a similar approach and say very sarcastically, â€œOh, Thorstenâ€
Say it ainâ€™t so; is Apple losing some of its overwhelming tablet dominance this side of the pond? According to Solutions Research Group (SRG), they are indeed. Word has it the 9.7-inch tablet is losing market share to smaller tablets such as RIMâ€™s BlackBerry Playbook and Asusâ€™ Transformer
With the BB10 release date seemingly set around January 2013, this raises a major question: can the once loyal BlackBerry customers be brought back after such a lengthy downtime? Considering the average lifespan of a mobile device is around 1.5 years, most will have probably moved on to Android or iOS
Recent photo leaks show off RIM's new BlackBerry 10 Messenger, widely seen as the struggling mobile company's last great selling feature. Essentially RIMâ€™s primary focus with BBM10 is improving battery life, with up to 75% reduced consumption, but will it be enough to restore consumer confidence?
With the potential to become the TEDx for Mobile in Toronto, UNTETHER.talks brings together some of the brightest industry minds to discuss the future of mobile and how we, as a connected society, will get there. Here's why you should attend
WIND CEO Anthony (Tony) Lacavera recently said "the prepaid market in Canada is doomed" at the annual Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto. It was a bold but fair statement, one that's justified for a number of reasons