Imagine an app that reminds you to buy your groceries before you run out, or helps you make that shopping list you’ve been putting off. It may sound strange, but shopping list apps can now do this, and they are helping to keep customers and retailers connected in new ways. For many, creating a shopping list can be frustrating. It can be hard to sit down and create a grocery list from scratch before you run out the door to your local store. For others, losing the list before they even get to the store is commonplace, and leads to impulse buys that wreak havoc on their wallet. Luckily, in today’s mobile world the shopping experience is made easier by the emergence of shopping list apps that help simplify and streamline our shopping experiences.

A recent IDC survey released last week shows the changing trend of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) adoption across businesses in Canada. BYOD is quickly becoming the norm among Canadian IT departments, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. While we know about the ongoing adoption of BYOD in the enterprise, it’s always interesting to see some of the reasoning behind these changes.