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In building apps, ‘you have to care,’ Tumblr developer says

For Kevin Grant, app design is a balancing act between following the rules at times – and at others, breaking them in the name of experimentation. Grant, who works in Tumblr in New

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

Wearables at work show gap between mature and emerging markets

Wearables don't have to be relegated to consumer tech – instead, employees may be considering wearables as handy tools in the workplace, according to a new survey. In an online survey of 9,100

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry’s BBM update includes timed messages and retraction

BlackBerry has just announced the latest update of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which promises to give users more control over their privacy. On Friday, BlackBerry unveiled a slew of new features with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

How a Google X engineer thinks about problem-solving

Developers are known for their ability to solve the problems plaguing their code. But maybe, they should look to solve bigger problems beyond their computer screens, too. At least, that’s the philosophy of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

Mobile video is an opportunity for advertisers: Nielsen

It’s no secret consumers are watching more videos from their smartphones and tablets – and here in Canada, that appetite for mobile video is only going to grow, according to the numbers presented

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian Tire money enters era of mobile payments

OTTAWA -- You know the digital era has fully arrived when even Sandy McTire, the Scottish icon that's appeared on Canadian Tire's paper money since 1961, is adopting mobile payments. On Tuesday, Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Slyce and Neiman Marcus partner for fashion-forward visual search

Slyce Inc., a Toronto-based startup, has partnered with luxury brand Neiman Marcus to launch a new shopping app that’s being called the “Shazam of shopping.” Branding the new app as “Snap. Find. Shop.,”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So

Why developers may like Android TV more than Google TV

When Google announced Android TV at its I/O conference earlier this summer, Tejas Lagvankar was skeptical. The software engineer, who works at Yahoo! Inc. in San Francisco, has been developing apps for Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Candice So

Method’s QuickBooks CRM software is now mobile-friendly

Method Integration Inc. has just updated its customer relationship management (CRM) software, now making it a better tool when businesses use it on mobile devices. Based in Toronto, Method’s CRM is integrated with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

How to use Apple Pay in Canada

Updated Oct. 24, 9:47 a.m.: Updated to add that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users need to set their region to the U.S. to use Apple Pay in Canada. The update also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So

How to break into containerized Android apps

Chris John Riley can break into your phone. Well, that’s if you are running older versions of Box, LastPass, SpiderOak, Good for Enterprise, on Android. And Riley can do it all within less

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So

How a startup built wearable billboards

Robert Tu taps away at his smartphone, squinting down at it in the grey light filtering in through the windows. He then stands still, allowing me to see the green letters that have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Why marketers should be the first to adopt wearables

Smart watches, smart glasses, armbands, wristbands - at this point, there are wearable devices of all makes and types for tech-conscious consumers. But even though some of them are using their wearable devices

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 smartphones for business: Apple iPhone 6 – Part 3

Editor’s note: This review is part of our series on the top 10 smartphones released this year. The series was designed to explore how business users can be productive with these devices, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2014 Alex Davies

Top 10 smartphones for business: Apple iPhone 6 – Part 2

Editor’s note: This review is part of our series on the top 10 smartphones released this year. The series was designed to explore how business users can be productive with these devices, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2014 Alex Davies