Daniel Bader

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ZTE Axon Pro review

Last October, I got to speak to some really smart people about the difficulties in building a brand in a new country. Those people worked for ZTE, the Chinese giant trying…

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Zag Bank launches mobile apps for savings-starved Canadians

There’s another mobile-friendly bank available to Canadians today, backed by another highly-regulated, CDIC-insured financial institution. This one is called Zag Bank, and, based in Calgary, purports to offer tremendous value to…

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SyrupCast 57: All Together Now

This week, it’s all hands on deck for a discussion about Uber, BlackBerry, Shaw’s acquisition of Wind Mobile, and the tech that will inevitably be unveiled at Mobile World Congress…

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Are big tablets the future of small TVs? Samsung thinks so

In mid-January, as the afternoon’s grey light faded into typical winter darkness, the MobileSyrup and BetaKit offices prepared to multitask. News slowly trickled in, as it does post-CES, but we had…

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Creator of BBM out at BlackBerry as company sheds more talent

The creator of BBM, and one of BlackBerry’s longest-tenured employees, is no longer at the company. Gary Klassen, who joined then-Research In Motion in 2000 as a software engineer for the upcoming BlackBerry…

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Fitbit’s latest fitness band is its best one yet

After dipping its toes into the smartwatch category with the Blaze last month, Fitbit has announced a new fitness band that treads squarely in familiar territory. The Alta’s design appears…