Survey Finds Canadian SMBs Gaining Productivity with Mobile Devices

As the use of smartphones and tablets continues to multiply, Canadian business owners are reaping work-related benefits. Sage North America recently surveyed 476 small and midsized businesses in Canada and found the use of mobile technology is having a positive impact on productivity. Eighty-three percent of SMB respondents say mobile phones and tablets have a […]

How much do Canadians love their smartphones?

Do you check your mobile phone before brushing your teeth in the morning? And do you go to bed with your smartphone by your side? Evidently, if you answered yes, you fit right in with the majority of Canadians according to the latest Rogers Innovation Report. Just over half of Canadians say they sleep with […]

Are Canadians Spending Less Time on Mobile Devices?

While we may see Canadians fervently using their tablets and smartphones throughout the day, new research shows that time spent on these devices is heading down. Ipsos Reid surveyed nearly two thousand Canadians in March/April 2012 and found that while the frequency at which Canadians are using their smartphones, tablets and eReaders remains stable, the […]

Web Video Winning Over More Canadian Viewers

Just how much do Canadians like watching online video? Apparently, quite a bit according to new data from Ipsos MediaCT. A recent online survey of 3,500 Canadians indicates that almost one in four spend more time watching online video than TV shows. Nearly 88 percent are now watching online videos at least once a week. The […]

Canadians Ramping Up With Texting

If you had to ballpark it, how many text messages would you say Canadians send out yearly? The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association reports that Canadians sent out a total of 78 billion in 2011. That’s about 2,500 text messages for every second last year. This represents a 40 percent increase from 2010, when nearly 56.4 […]

What are the big digital trends in Canada for 2012?

There are always interesting trends developing in Canada as far as Web use goes, as usual. The annual comScore 2012 Canada Digital Future, released on March 1st,  shows that smartphones now account for 45 percent of the mobile market in Canada. What province enjoys the most smartphone use? If you were thinking Ontario, that’s not […]