Android Auto: New dimensions in mobile technology

Mobile technology is all around us. Once only part of phones and PDAs, it has expanded into a dizzying array of tablets, ultrabooks and hybrids, blurring the lines between devices we know and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Robert Cordray

Push notifications grab 88% more app launches, study finds

It seems as though apps everywhere want a piece of your smartphone’s lock screen, blitzing users with requests to send push notifications. There’s a very valid reason for this – marketers have noticed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 19th, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

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

Mobile apps adding 64,000 jobs to Canadian economy, ICTC finds

Canada’s mobile app economy is growing – and new jobs are growing along with it, to the tune of about 64,100 new positions created across the country since smartphones began to surface on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

3 things about mobile revenue that app makers should know

Developers working on mobile apps have probably all felt this before – the excitement of building their app, the giddiness when it starts getting some uptake in the app stores, and then –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Candice So

Media-focused app development platform goes live

You could soon have better mobile apps on your phone for reading the Toronto Star or British Vogue, thanks to a new development platform from Polar Mobile.The Toronto-based mobile technology provider for media

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Mobile apps for your event

Touting the idea that the era of the printed conference agenda and the backpack full of hand-outs is over, Vancouver's QuickMobile has found success in the market with its offerings that allow conference

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

From Eqentia to Engagio: why entrepreneurs should have ‘blurry vision’

Social media entrepreneur William Mougayar loves to comment – on almost anything and almost anywhere. So it’s probably no surprise that his latest venture, Engagio, is all about enabling people to gather all

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Amazing iOS applications for 2011

Navigating an app store can be tricky, with vague descriptions, dubious user reviews, and sometimes buggy apps. We searched for the best apps available. Keep track of everything Omnifocus $20 The granddaddy of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2011 Armando Rodriguez and Ginny Mies

Xtreme Labs hits download goldmine

How do you get your app downloaded more than 100 million times?The secret lies in hitting the perfect combination of distribution and promotion, according to Amar Varma, co-founder of Xtreme Labs Inc., a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Visualization tools help business analysts ‘show’ developers what they want

When Jan Scheetz was asked for a wish list of what she wanted in an electronic physician-order system for patient rehab regimens, she wasn't shy about her requirements. According to Scheetz, the ideal

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2010 Esther Shein

TD Bank customers have ‘app’-etite for iPhone banking

Mobile banking in Canada recently received a further shot in the arm with Toronto Dominion (TD) Bank joining the ranks of other big Canadian banks offering an iPhone app for popular banking transactions.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

University of Saskatchewan offers Canada’s first iPhone app course

Plugging into a rapidly growing market, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) recently became the first Canadian school to officially offer students a course on developing iPhone applications.There are now over 85,000

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 11th, 2009 Nestor Arellano